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

Printed Textiles: Pattern Stories


June 15 – August 25, 2013




This exhibition showcases printed textiles selected from GMD’s collection for their exuberant design impact and their stories. These stories include printed textiles as reflections of popular culture, as evidence of humans’ unending fascination with flowers, and as individual expressions of artists and designers both known and anonymous.  Jean McElvain and Kathleen Campbell, GMD, exhibition curators.


Exhibition Support:  Surface Design Association, Banner Creations,

Fabric Graphics Association, Wet Paint, and a grant from the Northrop Summer Music Festival, presented by Northrop Concerts and Lectures at the University of Minnesota.

Printed Textiles: Pattern Stories Press Release: pressrelease


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Contact Information

Goldstein Museum of Design

364 McNeal Hall,

1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

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