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Linda Allard for Ellen Tracy

LINDA ALLARD FOR ELLEN TRACY: FASHIONING A CAREER

Friday, April 16, 2004 (All day) to Sunday, January 30, 2005 (All day)

Broadbent Gallery | Jean L. Druesedow, Director

An Eye for Design

AN EYE FOR DESIGN: 18TH & 19TH CENTURY FASHION AND DECORATIVE ARTS

Thursday, December 18, 2003 (All day) to Sunday, December 5, 2004 (All day)

Higbee Gallery | Anne Bissonnette, Curator Eighteenth-Century Styles (1700-1799) Fashion and decorative arts have long been subject to similar design influences. Although these aesthetic links are not always apparent, they are often part of a greater artistic scheme that applies to other visual arts such as textile design, painting and architecture.

Fashion on the Ohio Frontier

FASHION ON THE OHIO FRONTIER, 1790-1840

Saturday, July 26, 2003 (All day) to Sunday, January 18, 2004 (All day)

Broadbent Gallery | Anne Bissonnette, Curator

Pulitzers and portraits

PULITZERS AND PORTRAITS: TREASURED PHOTOGRAPHS BY PAUL TOPLE

Saturday, October 19, 2002 (All day) to Sunday, November 17, 2002 (All day)

Alumni Gallery | Label text prepared by Lori Harris and Paul Tople When Paul Tople's parents gave him a photograph processing kit for Christmas when he was 14 years old, he thought that was the "dumbest gift" ever. His mother and father weren't photographers, and he had never taken a picture in his life. He had no idea at the time that the kit would serve as a symbol of his destiny.

Of Men and their elegance

OF MEN & THEIR ELEGANCE

Wednesday, July 3, 2002 (All day) to Sunday, November 17, 2002 (All day)

Higbee Gallery | Anne Bissonnette & Dr. Debbie Henderson, Curators Elegance rarely comes without effort. Throughout the centuries, a great deal of time, energy and resources has been devoted to this quest. Mastered by those with financial means, fashion was once the privilege of the few. For some it was also an obligation: noblemen were required to appear at court and in battle in elaborate finery. To fight was their birthright; to shine, their prerogative.

The Artistry of Adrian

THE ARTISTRY OF ADRIAN: HOLLYWOOD'S CELEBRATED DESIGN INNOVATOR

Wednesday, June 5, 2002 (All day) to Sunday, November 17, 2002 (All day)

Palmer and Mull Galleries | Noël Palomo-Lovinski, Guest Curator

Designing Domesticity

DESIGNING DOMESTICITY: DECORATING THE AMERICAN HOME SINCE 1876

Wednesday, December 5, 2001 (All day) to Sunday, November 17, 2002 (All day)

Broadbent Gallery | Dr. Shirley Teresa Wajda and Dr. Terrence L. Uber, Guest Curators

The hours of the woman of leisure

THE HOURS OF THE WOMAN OF LEISURE

Wednesday, October 17, 2001 (All day) to Sunday, November 17, 2002 (All day)

Stager Gallery | Anne Bissonnette, Curator

Mandala and Temple

MANDALA AND TEMPLE: SACRED ARCHITECTURE IN TIBET; PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN MILTON LUNDQUIST

Wednesday, October 10, 2001 (All day) to Sunday, November 17, 2002 (All day)

East Gallery | Dr. John Milton Lundquist, Guest Curator In Tibet theories about religion, its spiritual power and tenacious hold on the human imagination become reality. Tibet is a repository of some of the most ancient beliefs and rituals. It houses temples such as the magnificent Jokhang in Lhasa, the ethereal national cathedral of Tibetan religion, where one can immerse oneself in an atmosphere that evokes the great temples of antiquity.

Scaasi

SCAASI: AN AMERICAN ICON

Friday, June 29, 2001 (All day) to Sunday, May 19, 2002 (All day)

Higbee Gallery | Anne Bissonnette, Curator To celebrate The Kent State University Museum's fifteenth anniversary, we have elected to pay homage to an American original who has contributed in making our museum the one-of-a-kind institution it is. Who better to help us rejoice in style than Arnold Scaasi? With his passion for fashion, he has left his indelible, exuberant and glamorous mark on many American celebrations, from private family weddings to public presidential inaugural balls.

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