University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
School of Architecture College of Design


Gallery 241

McNeal Hall, St. Paul Campus


HGA Gallery

Rapson Hall, Minneapolis Campus

Storied Lives Women and their wardrobes

Storied Lives: Women & Their Wardrobes

Exhibition Dates | January 27, 2018 - May 13, 2018

This exhibition celebrates the working woman of the 20th century through the exquisite wardrobes of three women with prominent careers in the Twin Cities. It explores motivations for wearing such clothing which vary from gaining pleasure in wearing beautiful garments hidden under a lab coat, to aiding the promotion of a competent woman who knew the value of wearing the fashions she was in the business of selling.

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Then and Now Fashion Show at 50 exhibition

Then and Now: Fashion Show @ 50

Exhibition Dates | February 3, 2018 - April 29, 2018

Then and Now: Fashion Show @ 50 highlights the evolution of the annual Student Fashion Show, where apparel design students at the University of Minnesota (UMN) have been presenting their original designs since 1968. This exhibition captures the continuing creativity and innovation of our alumni in apparel design, costume design, fiber arts, and the multi-faceted, and interdisciplinary field of wearable products. 

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Northrop Gallery

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All GMD programming is made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support Grant, thanks to legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.


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Goldstein Museum of Design

364 McNeal Hall,

1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

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