Friday, January 31, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Clothing and craft are important visible symbols in the realm of political activism. A cross-disciplinary panel will engage in an in-depth discussion on questions that engage the ways that dissent is evoked through clothing as it is worn and as it is produced. Participants: Rekha Sharma, School of Communication Studies Sara Hume, Kent State University Museum Idris Kabir Syed, Pan-African Studies Kenneth Bindas, Department of History Sara Koopman, School of Peace and Conflict Studies
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Join Director Sarah J. Rogers and Curator Dr. Sara Hume as they time travel from the 1890s to today, highlighting the fashion trends and the social activism of the NCJW over the decades. For tickets and more information: http://www.wizevents.com/register/register_begin.php?id=7104
Friday, February 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join Director Sarah Rogers as she traces the remarkable collaboration of fashion designer Isabel Toledo and artist/illustrator Ruben Toledo over their 40-year journey together. Isabel passed away in August this year. She gained international attention with her stunning design for Michelle Obama’s day dress for President Obama’s inauguration in January 2009. The Toledos' work was exhibited at the KSU Museum in 2000.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
For the second year, the KSU Museum will host artwork by Kent State Students
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Six Fashion School Faculty share their latest projects and research in six minutes! Presenting will be Margarita Benitez , Gargi Bhaduri, Elena Brebenel, Chanjuan Chen, Tameka Ellington, and Catherine Leslie.