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

Dior to Disco: Fashion in the Era of Second Wave Feminism


Exhibition Dates | June 15 - September 29, 2019

GMD's summer exhibition, Dior to Disco: Fashion in the Era of Second Wave Feminism, explores the impact that Second Wave Feminism had on the clothing women wore during the mid-20th century. Using objects from GMD and literature from the University of Minnesota Archives, this exhibition explores the blurring boundaries of mid-century fashion and feminism through apparent opposites. By looking deeply into concepts of youth and old age, femininity and androgyny, and working women and homemakers, we see that dichotomies having striking similarities.
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Master's of Archictecture Awarded Projects Exhibition


Exhibition Dates | May 20-July 31, 2019







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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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