Costume Society of America Annual Meeting and Symposium (Postponed to 2023)
The Costume Society of America Annual Meeting and Symposium includes research and design presentations, a keynote speaker and opening reception, visits to local collections and museums, and a one-day service project.
The Costume Society of America fosters an understanding of appearance and dress practices of people across the globe through research, education, preservation, and design. Our network of members studies the past, examines the present, and anticipates the future of clothing and fashion.
Keynote speakers in the past include award-winning costume designers, researchers, authors, curators, and scholars, with themes ranging from innovative design and exhibit mounting, creation and execution ofView more
Registration information for this symposium will be available in early Spring, 2023.
Average cost for the symposium is between $350 and $450 depending on the number of registrants. This does not include airfare, hotel, fundraisers, pre- and post-symposium tours or events, or the silent auction.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- May 22, 2023 at 08:00 am - 06:00 pm (Mon)
- May 23, 2023 at 08:00 am - 06:00 pm (Tue)
- May 24, 2023 at 08:00 am - 06:00 pm (Wed)
- May 25, 2023 at 08:00 am - 06:00 pm (Thu)
- May 26, 2023 at 08:00 am - 06:00 pm (Fri)
- May 27, 2023 at 08:00 am - 06:00 pm (Sat)
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Pre- and post-symposium tours being considered for the Salt Lake City event include customized behind-the-scenes visits to local museums and collections, tours of art studios and historic buildings, excursions to Sundance Ski Resort and/or Park City, overnight trips to any of The Mighty Five national parks, Antelope Island and the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve, This Is The Place Heritage Park, Fort Douglas, the Bonneville Salt Flats, Thanksgiving Point, and Temple Square.
150 West 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
This symposium, originally planned for May, 2021, has been postponed to May, 2023. Actual dates are subject to change. The 2021 symposium will be virtual only. More details about the virtual symposium can be found at https://costumesocietyamerica.com/national-symposia/proceedings/.