item 18 - June Burns Bové interview by Christine Hopkins, 2015

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June Burns Bové interview by Christine Hopkins, 2015


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(late 1920s or early 1930s-)

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June Burns Bové earned an MA from New York University in costume studies. For 20 years a contract employee of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, June is textile conservator for Yeshiva University Museum and has been an adjunct assistant professor in the School of Graduate Studies of Fashion Institute of Technology since 1991, where her specialty is costume exhibition. She has consulted for many museums and institutions and in 2011, the Costume Society of America named her a Fellow of the Society.

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June Bové, specialist in costume exhibition, is interviewed by graduate student from FIT, Christine Hopkins. They explore her career, accomplishments, and early life. Bové explores highlights from her work in museums and her experience working with Diana Vreeland at the MET Costume Institute.

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