Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
(FIDM) is rolling out its 19th annual salute to the "Art of Motion Picture Costume Design," which will display the original costumes of more than 20 top films from 2010. On display from February 8 thru April 30 at the FIDM Museum & Galleries On The Park, located in Downtown LA, this annual major exhibition is the only one of its kind in the world, paying homage to the creativity of the film industry's costume designers with a dazzling show of outstanding costumes and Oscar® nominated and award-winning designs. On view will be more than 100 actual costumes — including the costumes from major motion pictures including Alice in Wonderland by costume designer Colleen Atwood, Inception by costume designer Jeffrey Kurland, Shutter Island by costume designer Sandy Powell, and The Wolfman by costume designer Milena Canonero. The FIDM Museum houses the FIDM Permanent and Study Collections, along with the renowned Rudi Gernreich Archive, the Gianni Versace Menswear Archive and the Hollywood Costume Collection from the Department of Recreation and Parks, City of Los Angeles. The 15,000-piece collection ranges in date from 1785 to the present day, and is comprised of couture and ready-to-wear garments, film and theatre costumes, non-western garments, textiles, jewelry and accessories. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free to the general public. Group tours are available for a fee.