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

Exhibitions from 1998

Color Ways
November 22, 1998 - January 31, 1999

Color ways was an exploration of color design by four faculty members in the department of Design, Housing and Apparel. Each artist worked in distinct media, producing images that are highly personal. At the same time, viewers were able to experience these images as a cohesive grpup, with an interplay of themes and approaches. Using the discipline of the series form, the artists created watercolors, drawings, collages, and computer generated illustrations.


The Goldstein: A Work in Progress
June 12 - November 1, 1998

This exhibition provided an opportunity for the museum to take its bearings, consider its journey to this point, and to chart future directions. At any one point in time, the story of any dynamic organization is always that of one in progress.

The exhibition was mapped into four sections, each corresponding to The Goldstein's four-part mission of collecting, teaching, research and outreach. It explored recent collecting, the ways in which collections are used for teaching, research by faculty and students, and the interactions between the museum and the community.


Bead Dreams, Future Visions
March 22 - June 14, 1998

This multi-faceted international juried exhibition showcased state-of-the-art beadwork in the United States. Diverse techniques were featured including embroidery, peyote stitch, off-loom weaving, appliqué, and stringing. These techniques were applied to figurative sculptures, vessels, jewelry, and embroideries, as well as functional objects.


The Indian Sari: Draping Bodies, Revealing Lives
January 25 - March 1, 1998

This exhibition showed the significance of draping styles in Indian textiles as epxressions of the wearers' lives and cultural traditions. The exhibition went beyond the descriptive to post that material culture such as clothing may reveal a wealth of information about how a society functions, what its beliefs and social structures are, and how diverse its layers are. The way an Indian sari is draped can indicate the social and geographical differences of class, caste, occupation and area of residence.



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