In the heart of New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will once again transform into a magical realm of fashion, art, and innovation in May for the highly anticipated Met Gala 2024. This event will take place on May 6th to celebrate the opening of the extraordinary spring exhibition “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion.”
The Exhibition: A Sensory Journey in the Fashion System
From May 10th to September 2nd, 2024, the renowned New York museum will host “Sleeping Beauties,” an exhibition that goes beyond tradition, exploring the concepts of rebirth and renewal in fashion. Using nature as a metaphor, this imaginary will breathe new life into masterpieces from the museum’s collection through new technologies.
The Gala: A Unique Experience
The Costume Institute Gala (known as the Met Gala or Met Ball), as many of you already know, is a fundraising event for the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. This event, established in 1948, is annually themed, and guests are required to follow it. First, a cocktail party and then a formal dinner, all preceded by the iconic (but not always red) carpet parade.
“At the Met Gala 2024, past and present will intertwine, dancing in unison like well-matched partners in an eternal style ballad.”
Supporting the Met Gala 2024: TikTok, Loewe, and Condé Nast
The event and exhibition in 2024 will be made possible thanks to the support of TikTok, with the backing of prestigious fashion houses like Loewe and established entities like Condé Nast. Thus, Max Hollein, the Met’s director, anticipates a revolutionary experience, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the multisensory facets of the exhibited garments. Curator Andrew Bolton emphasizes the desire to bring fashion artworks back to life, true “masterpieces.