Photos from the #Techstyle Opening Reception at the Museum of Fine Arts

Guests previewed the new exhibition and celebrated the 10th anniversary of the MFA Fashion Council.
01. Matthew Teitelbaum_Viktoria Modesta_Hugh Herr

The MFA’s Ann and Graham Gund Director Matthew Teitelbaum with bionic pop artist Viktoria Modesta and Hugh Herr of MIT’s Media Lab. / Photo by Helene Norton-Russell

More than 650 people, including tech-savvy fashion designers from around the world, visited the MFA Saturday night to preview the new exhibition #techstyle and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the museum’s Fashion Council. MFA Director Matthew Teitelbaum and exhibition curators Pamela Parmal, Michelle Finamore, and Lauren Whitley welcomed designers including Neri Oxman from the MIT Media Lab; British bionic pop artist Viktoria Modesta, whose high-tech artificial leg is featured in the exhibition; Noa Raviv; Elvira ‘t Hart; Travis Fitch and Adi Gil of threeASFOUR; Lauren Bowker of T H E U N S E E N; Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg of Somerville-based Nervous System; and shoe designer Rem D. Koolhass from United Nude.

Check out more photos from the event below. #Techstyle will be on view March 6 to July 10. For more info, visit mfa.org.

02. Co-curators Michelle Finamore, Pamela Parmal and Lauren Whitley

#Techstyle co-curators Michelle Finamore, Pamela Parmal, and Lauren Whitley. / Photo by Helene Norton-Russell

03. #techstyle co-curator Michelle Finamore with Fashion Council Advisory Committee Members (l-r) Patty Ribakoff, Kathy Stansky, Liana Krupp, Nancy Adams,

#Techstyle co-curator Michelle Finamore (second from left) with Fashion Council Advisory Committee Members, from left: Patty Ribakoff, Kathy Stansky, Liana Krupp, Nancy Adams, Megan O’Block, Isabelle Black, Carroll Pierce, Lynn Dale, and Emi Winterer. / Photo by Helene Norton-Russell

04. Adi Gil and Travis Fitch of threeASFOUR

Adi Gil and Travis Fitch of threeASFOUR. / Photo by Helene Norton-Russell

05. #techstyle designers, curators and Director Matthew Teitelbaum

#Techstyle designers and curators, from left: Francesca Rosella (CuteCircuit), co-curator Pamela Parmal, Lauren Bowker (The Unseen), Elvira ‘t Hart, Rem D. Koolhass (United Nude), Noa Raviv, Viktoria Modesta, co-curator Michelle Finamore, Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg (Nervous System), co-curator Lauren Whitley, exhibition designers Chelsea Garunay, MFA Director Matthew Teitelbaum and Tatiana Tejedor. / Photo by Helene Norton-Russell