Mission: To develop, promote and support the preservation and exhibition of american and foreign costumes of historical or artistic interest through newletters, periodicals, and conferences. Csa advances the global understanding of all aspects of dress and appearance through education, research, preservation and design.
Programs: Annual symposium and study tours
development, preservation and support of preservation and exhibition of american and foreign costumes through conferences and various other communications
publication of various newsletters and periodicals; maintaing website and directory to keep members informed and provide a resource for the public.