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Alexander Marr and Dominic Iudiciani

Behind the Seams: A Conversation with Alexandre Marr and Dominic Iudiciani

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

Gasali Adeyemo

The Art of Adire & Batik: Guest Lecture by Gasali Adeyemo

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, tellingt@kent.edu.

Soesemann Petra

Fashion Focus: Fiber 2019

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.

Radyk Michael

Artists' Reception Focus: Fiber 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Celebrate and meet the talented artists exhibited in Focus: Fiber 2019.  Remarks at 6 pm.

Joanne Arnett All Looks

Fashion Focus: The Best Dressed Nun

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.

Modern Materials in Costume Collections: Conservation and Inherent Vice

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.