Corporate Statement of Purpose

From the ICG Articles of Incorporation

The purpose of the ICG is to promote the educational, cultural, literary, artistic and theatrical advancement of costume design and construction of all types, and the influence of costume (clothing). fabrics and design upon societies and cultures, as well as the effects of the mores of societies and cultures upon the choice of costume design, colors and fabrics in the community-at-large and to promote public goodwill toward the costuming community by providing informational, technical and research assistance to schools, theatrical groups and other public institutions and organizations, and by providing a public forum for the discussion of costumes, clothing, and other related subjects through publications, conferences, and other special projects and activities.