Past Exhibits 2008-2010 | KENT STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM | Kent State University

Past Exhibits 2008-2010

I NEVER LEAVE THE HOUSE WITHOUT A HAT: THE SAVANNA VAUGHN CLARK COLLECTION

November 19, 2009 - October 31, 2010

Alumni Gallery | Elizabeth Morgan, Guest Curator and Jean L. Druesedow, Director

STAVROPOULOS

January 22, 2010 - September 5, 2010

Broadbent Gallery | Kasey Bland, Guest Curator and Sara Hume, Museum Curator

GAZETTE DU BON TON

June 25, 2009 - May 30, 2010

Palmer and Mull Galleries | Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Curator

GREAT AMERICAN GLASS: THE ROARING TWENTIES AND DEPRESSION ERA

December 10, 2008 - May 30, 2010

Tarter/Miller Gallery | Dr. James Measell, Guest Curator

THE KOKOON ARTS CLUB: CLEVELAND REVELS

March 19, 2009 - March 28, 2010

Blum and Stager Galleries | Dr. Shirley Teresa Wajda, Guest Curator

The Kokoon Arts Club of Cleveland, Ohio, was founded in 1911 by a small group of commercial artists employed at the Otis Lithograph Company. Meeting first at night in a vacant tailor's shop, the Club's founding members pledged themselves to explore the "New Art." This they did, with gusto and paint.

CONFESSIONS AND THE SENSE OF SELF: WORKS BY NOËL PALOMO-LOVINSKI, 2003-2009

January 22, 2009 - January 3, 2010

Higbee Gallery | Noël Palomo-Lovinski, Guest Curator

Public confession has become increasingly popular in our society as an outlet for individuals to expunge guilt, share personal tragedy, or express secret desires. Confessional outlets range from nationally televised talk shows and confessional websites, to personal communications and intimate journal writing.

THE ART OF THE EMBROIDERER

September 25, 2008 - December 31, 2009

Broadbent Gallery | Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Curator

MICHAEL KORS DESIGNS FROM THE WENDY ZUCKERWISE RITTER COLLECTION

February 26, 2009 - November 8, 2009

Alumni Gallery | Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Curator

RUDI GERNREICH: BOLD

July 23, 2008 - May 31, 2009

Palmer and Mull Galleries | Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Curator

 

JAMES GALANOS: AMERICAN LUXURY

February 14, 2008 - March 1, 2009

Stager Gallery | Jean L. Druesedow, Director

 

James Galanos always made ready-to-wear, but he made it to the standard of the haute couture, the highest quality of dressmaking. In the history of the American fashion industry, no one has matched the accomplishments of his 46 year career.

JAPANESE OBI IN THE KENT STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM COLLECTION

September 11, 2008 - March 1, 2009

Blum Gallery | Jean L. Druesedow, Director

IN BLOOM: PATTERNED SILK DESIGN INNOVATIONS IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY FRANCE

March 6, 2008 - February 8, 2009

Alumni Gallery | Elizabeth St-George, Guest Curator

BELLE ÉPOQUE BRIDES

January 24, 2008 - January 4, 2009

Higbee Gallery | Jean L. Druesedow, Director

The period between 1875 and 1914 was tumultuous in both Europe and the United States. At the time, no one thought of it as a specific era, but in hindsight it has been called the "Gilded Age." In France it has been known rather nostalgically as La Belle Époque, the "Beautiful Time."

CARNIVAL GLASS: THE FIRST DECADE

November 22, 2006 - November 10, 2008

Tarter-Miller Gallery | Jim Measell, Guest Curator

MOOD INDIGO

September 25, 2007 - August 31, 2008

Broadbent Gallery | Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Curator

NATIVE AMERICANS THROUGH THE PRISM OF CULTURE: EDWARD S. CURTIS & THE LEGACY OF COLLECTORS

June 22, 2007 - June 15, 2008

Palmer and Mull Galleries | Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Curator

INNER SECRETS: JAPANESE MEN'S HAORI

April 20, 2007 - March 30, 2008

Blum Gallery | Jean L. Druesedow, Director

CHARLES JAMES

May 31, 2007 - February 17, 2008

Alumni Gallery | Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Curator

 

VIONNET 2007

August 30, 2007 - January 27, 2008

Stager Gallery | Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Curator

AMERICAN CREATOR SERIES: DEAN HARRIS, JEWELER

August 9, 2007 - January 27, 2008

East Gallery | Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Curator

LACE: THE ART OF NEEDLE AND BOBBIN

March 23, 2007 - January 6, 2008

Higbee Gallery | Jean L. Druesedow, Director