Lauren Bacall: The Look has been organized by the graduate students in the Fashion Institute of Technology’s MA program in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice, with support from Sarah Byrd, Colleen Hill, and Ariele Elia.

Curatorial Team
Hannah Adkins
Christina Frank
Laura Matina
Mindy Meissen

Design Team
Alexandra Barlow
J. Leia Lima Baum
Kate Bishop
Morgan Carbone
Joy Davis
Dana Goodin
Jade MacNee

Public Team
Chloe Chapin
Kristine Engemann
Sarah Finley
Christine Hopkins
Jennifer Nieling
Michelle Pronovost
Ingrid Wetzel

 Student Bios (PDF)


We would like to thank the many people who helped make this exhibition possible:

Dr. Joyce F. Brown, President, Fashion Institute of Technology

From the School of Graduate Studies: Dr. Mary E. Davis, Dean; Associate Chair Professor Denyse Montegut, Instructor Sarah Byrd, Associate Professor Lourdes Font, Chair of Graduate Exhibition Design Brenda Cowan, Assistant Professor Christina Lyons, and Marjorie Phillips.

From The Museum at FIT: Dr. Valerie Steele, Director; Deputy Director Patricia Mears, Associate Curator Colleen Hill, Assistant Curator Ariele Elia, and Publications Coordinator Julian Clark; Senior Curator Fred Dennis; Senior Conservator Ann Coppinger; Nicole Bloomfield and Marjorie Jonas of the Conservation Department; Museum Photographer Eileen Costa; Museum Registrar Sonia Dingilian and Associate Registrar Jill Hemingway; Exhibition Manager Michael Goitia; Boris Chesakov and Gabrielle Lauricella of the Exhibitions Department; Lynn Sallaberry and Thomas Synnamon of the Costume Department; Curator of Education Tanya Melendez and Associate Curator of Education Melissa Marra; and Media Manager Tamsen Young.

From the Pre-college Program: Michele Nagel

From Communications and External Relations: Cheri Fein, Carol Leven, and Smiljana Peros

From the Gladys Marcus Library’s Special Collections at FIT: Karen Trivette Cannell and April Calahan

Graphic Design Consultant: Matthias Kern

Special Thanks to:
Design Mentors: Isabella Bruno, Danae Colomer, and Asal Shakeri

We would also like to extend special thanks to Joshua Greene and Archive Images for the use of Bacall & The Boys, produced by Encompass Films and Greene-Eula Studios. The film clips featured in the exhibition have been made available from the private collection of Joshua Greene and