Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Joins us as KSU Museum Curator Dr. Sara Hume engages Alexandre Marr and Dominic Iudiciani in a lively conversation about their personal collection of menswear and what inspires their creativity. Their collection is showcased in Beyond the Suit: Contemporary Menswear from the Collection of Alexandre Marr and Dominic Iudiciani, on view through June 30, 2019. Free for KSU Students and Museum Members Free with Admission for General Public
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Join us for a guest lecture by Nigerian textile artist, Gasali Adeyemo as he discusses the traditional textile arts of adire and batik. This event made possible by the University Teaching Council. For more information contact Dr. Tameka Ellington, email@example.com.
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for a gallery tour with artists in the exhibition Focus: Fiber 2019. Artists Petra Soesemann and Eileen Woods will be joined by Sandy Shelenberger and Karen Hinkle, this year’s Focus: Fiber coordinators. This is a biennial national juried exhibition of contemporary fiber art. This exhibition is co-sponsored by the Textile Art Alliance of the Cleveland Museum of Art (TAA), and Kent State University Museum.
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Celebrate and meet the talented artists exhibited in Focus: Fiber 2019. Remarks at 6 pm.
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for a fascinating lecture by KSU Fashion School Faculty member, Joanne Arnett. Her talk, titled "The Best Dressed Nun" highlights her personal experiment with her wardrobe over the course of a year.
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Don’t miss expert textile conservator Chris Paulocik from the Royal Ontario Museum who will share her insights on caring for garments in the modern age. This is the third annual lecture as part of the Jean Druesedow Endowed Fund for Costume and Textiles, sponsored by Christopher P. Sullivan, M.D.