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



Global Technique, Local Patter: Ikat Textiles

January 28 - May 14, 2017


This exhibition explores dying and weaving textile techniques used around the world, emphasizing applications used in Indian subcontinent, Japan.

Co-Curators: Jean McElvain & Mary Alice Chaney


Northrup Gallery

Roots to Healing

January 13, 2017 - January 2018


Northrop was built on thesite of former University'smedicinalplantgardens.This brief survey of the past, present, and future of plant-based medicine in Minnesota will curated by Lisa Aston ​Philander, College of Biological Sciences Conservatory. The exhibition will featureplantsfrom each of the Conservatory​'s ​biomes representing ​​medicinals common tolocal indigenous and immigrant cultures.



A Catalog of Difference

February 4 - April 30, 2017



This exhibition enables guests to experience visualizing reflected light and surface curvatures in 2D and 3D formats. Highlighted topics includes mathematical models as visual references and light as space.

Guest Curator: Andrew Lucia



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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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