Material Institute

Material Institute
//Fashion and
Textile Design

We’re hiring! Full position description here.

Our Fashion and Textile department is is a learning environment, workshop, and community focused on design and manufacture of garments, textiles and fashion. Our program grows out of the incredible, unique and diverse heritage of craft, costuming and fashions of New Orleans and we offer classes in sewing, pattern making, experimental design, illustration, and Mardi Gras Indian beading.

Art and architecture collective, Assemble, were commissioned to initiate our Fashion and Textile department with a pilot phase in 2018. Assemble continues to collaborate with Material Institute as ongoing advisors, connectors and special project leaders.

Applications for our next round of programming open in April 2021.

Follow us here and contact us at fashion@materialinstitute.org.