Arthur Koby Jewelry: The Creative Eye
October 25, 2013 - October 5, 2014
Arthur Koby combines, manipulates and assembles unexpected materials, found in his worldwide travels, into necklaces that his clients can choose to wear in full evening dress or with jeans and T-shirts.
Shifting Paradigms: Fashion + Technology
September 26, 2013 - August 31, 2014
This exhibition seeks to address pioneering applications of technology that will have a radical effect on the future of personal expression, image and clothing.
June 28, 2013 - June 29, 2014
any of various types of fold formed by doubling back fabric and pressing, stitching, or steaming into place.
Stager and Blum Galleries
Raiment for Liturgy: Vestments in the Kent State University Collection
March 8, 2013 - April 13, 2014
These vestments serve as a survey of the extraordinary textile art of the periods of their creation.
Glass: Selections from the Kent State University Museum Collection
February 7, 2013 - June 28, 2015
This exhibition of glass showcases the Kent State University Museum's diverse collection of glass that spans the Roman Era to the 20th century.
June 29, 2012 - June 28, 2015
The â€œFashion Timelineâ€ showcases the Kent State University Museumâ€™s world-class collection of historic fashions. Encompassing two centuries of fashion history, this exhibition is designed to show the evolution of styles and silhouettes while contextualizing the pieces with relevant political, technological and cultural developments.
Palmer and Mull Galleries
The Great War: Women and Fashion in a World Transformed
July 24, 2014 - July 5, 2015
Increasingly called to work and contribute in numerous ways to the war effort, women made great strides towards equality. Gone were the cumbersome petticoats and rigid whalebone corsets and in their place were slim, clean lines and serviceable suits.
Stager and Blum Galleries
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Fandemonium | November 16, 2012 - October 6, 2013 Over the centuries and across continents, a number of different basic forms of fans developed. This exhibition explores these different shapes and styles. From hand-painted rococo designs of the eighteenth century to celluloid, art deco pieces from the twentieth century, the variations are remarkable and stunning.
Undress: Shaping Fashion and Private Life | September 28, 2012 - September 1, 2013 The defining characteristic of any fashion period is the shape of the silhouette. Shape is largely determined by what is worn underneath the fashionable garment and next to the skin.
RESIST: A World of Resist Dye Techniques | April 6, 2012 - June 9, 2013 Ikat, batik, tie-dye, kasuri, tsutsugaki, adire, bandhaniâ€¦ Many different methods, one simple premise: creating patterns using dye.