KSUM exhibition

"Dazzling Day and Night" celebrates the creative legacy of the KSU Museum’s founders, Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman. In 1959 Silverman and Shannon established their own company, Jerry Silverman, Inc. which became one the most successful manufacturers of women's better dresses in the industry through the 1960s and 1970s. Their sh...

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The Kent State University Museum is honored to host the first museum exhibition in the United States dedicated to the work of the brand Sukeina founded by Omar Salam. While his family’s origins go back to Senegal in West Africa, Salam lived around Europe before coming to New York City to study at Parsons School of Design for a degree in fa...

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The Kent State University Museum is proud to announce a special exhibition of over 100 photographs entitled, “Posing Beauty in African American Culture.” The images spanning the 20th and 21st centuries explore the ways in which African and African American beauty has been represented in historical and contemporary contexts throug...

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When you think about today’s technological advances, knitting may not be the first activity that comes to mind. However, this ancient craft is at the forefront of exciting research and innovation across many industries including automotive, medical, architecture, interior design and, of course, fashion. The KSU School of Fashion’s Kni...

Clothes are an expression of who we are. This exhibition tells the personal story of James Mulholland through a selection from his wardrobe. It is a reflection on how clothes are incorporated into a life. Influences on his style range from film references, favorite designers' collections, a love of fine craftmanship and playful reinte...

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Visitors will enjoy three exhibitions that highlight outstanding objects from the Museum’s permanent collection. Hats, coats, and shoes are essential garments that shield our bodies from the weather and concurrently speak to the fashion and traditions of the period in which they are worn, while reflecting our personal style.   ...

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But although Marriage be Common to all the Nations in the World, yet it is not regulated by the same Laws, nor celebrated in the same Forms and Ceremonies, they varying according to the diversity of Religions and Nations. (p 3) -- Louis de Gaya. Nuptial rites, Or the Several Marriage Ceremonies Practiced amongst all the Nations in the Wor...

The exhibition The Print Club of Cleveland: Selected Presentation Prints includes 15 works in a variety of media by an impressive coterie of international artists, cultivated by a visionary organization. Founded in 1919 through the dedication of 16 collectors with a passion for prints, the Print Club of Cleveland reflects the prestige of t...

Featuring Jules Acree '12 Deanna First '12 Keama Garrett '15 Joshua Hupper '04 Miyako Nakamura '05 Anne Skoch '17 Made possible with the generous support of Dr. Linda L. McDonald and the Ohio Arts Council.         "All ideas have to start somewhere, and that somewhere is sometimes a v...

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Award winning artist and beloved professor, Janice Lessman-Moss is renowned for her intricate weavings. The Kent State University Museum exhibition, Dancing with the Distance showcases more than thirty of her works. The weavings, which span a period of twenty years, display the evolution of her craft and were created on a variety of differ...