University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Goldstein Museum of Design
College of Design

Current Exhibit

Goldstein Museum Gallery, McNeal Hall, Saint Paul Campus

Flights Of Fancy: A History Of Feathers In Fashion

June 12 - September 12, 2010

Historical and contemporary use of feathers in western fashion, including the origins of feathers commonly used in clothing, the international feather trade, activisim and laws designed to protect endangered bird populations, and the psychological appeal of wearing feathers.

Jacket by Bob Mackie