Kent State University Museum

Almost 50 years ago, the shootings of Kent State University students by the Ohio National Guard brought to a head the cultural divides that had split the nation. The Kent State University Museum’s exhibition, “Culture/Counterculture: Fashions of the 1960s and ’70s,” opening Sept. 20, explores the sharp contrast between supporters of the...

Almost 50 years ago, the shootings of Kent State University students by the Ohio National Guard brought to a head the cultural divides that had split the nation. The Kent State University Museum’s exhibition, “Culture/Counterculture: Fashions of the 1960s and ’70s,” opening Sept. 20, explores the sharp contrast between supporters of the...

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of May 4, 1970, when Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire on Kent State University students protesting the U.S. invasion of Cambodia during the Vietnam War, killing four and wounding nine, students and faculty from Kent State’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising are bringing attention to current...

The Kent State University Museum’s newest exhibition, “Ohio Quilts,” which is now open through April 12, 2020, features an eclectic group of historical quilts that in many ways reflects the history of Ohio dating back to the early 19th century.    This exhibition assembles quilts reflecting a variety of techniques, including appliqué,...

The Kent State University Museum’s newest exhibit, “Ohio Quilts”, which opens to the public July 19, features an eclectic group of historical quilts, that in many ways, reflects the history of Ohio dating back to the early nineteenth century.    This exhibition assembles quilts reflecting a variety of techniques including appliqué,...

The Kent State University Museum announces the appointment of Sarah J. Rogers as its new director. Ms. Rogers has been active in the arts and nonprofit arena for more than 25 years in a variety of roles, which include curating, museum management, fundraising, communications and marketing, donor relations and community engagement. Ms. Rogers comes...

  The Kent State University Museum’s newest exhibit, Beyond the Suit: Contemporary Menswear From the Collection of Alexandre Marr and Dominic Iudiciani, which opens to the public July 27, is a fresh look at current trends in menswear design through the personal wardrobe of Alexandre Marr and Dominic Iudiciani and features work from notable...

Kent State University’s Fashion School of Design and Merchandising will again have garments on display at the Cleveland Botanical Garden (CBG) during their 2018 Orchid Mania exhibition from Jan. 27 – March 11.  The display is part of an annual school-sponsored competition which is directed towards junior-level design students charged with...

They’ve broken into mainstream pop culture in order to continue breaking down stereotypes for amputees. And now ALLELES Design Studio is bringing its artistry, creativity and inspiration to the Kent State University Museum. ALLELES designs and produces stylish prosthesis covers. On Friday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. in the museum’s Murphy Auditorium,...

Purchase Tickets The Kent State University Museum invites you to the fourth annual Fashion Meets the Botanicals at the Cleveland Botanical Garden on Saturday, March 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. Enjoy an orchid-inspired fashion show — produced by design students at the Kent State University Fashion School — in the incomparable surroundings of the...