Exhibits!

“FIRST LOOK 2010”
June 4 – 25
Fashion on Main at the Universities Center at Dallas [Denton, TX]

Fashion design students at the University of North Texas will display their award-winning creations including menswear, sportswear, eveningwear and more. The students featured in the exhibition were named winners of UNT’s ArtWear 2010, an annual juried exhibition of work by fashion design seniors at UNT.

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“THE ART OF FASHION: EXPERIMENTAL TEXTILES BY DR. KINOR JIANG”
Through July 16
UC Davis Design Museum [Davis, CA]

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This exhibit presents the innovative textiles of Dr. Kinor Jiang, professor of textiles at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in collaboration with talented designers drawing on and paying homage to their rich traditions of cultural and artistic heritage. Focusing on applications in fashion design and abstract aesthetic forms, the archive of experimental textiles includes metalized and etched metallic fabrics created from technologies of physical and chemical treatments.

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“QUILTS UNDER A MICROSCOPE”
Through August 1
The International Quilt Study Center & Museum [Lincoln, NE]


This exhibit will present a group of quilts that will divulge some of the secrets of their past and help us determine the best to way to safeguard them for the future. Quilts and other heirloom textiles are important artifacts that can represent the history of a person, a family, a community, or a country. Unfortunately, there are many agents, both natural and human-made, that can slowly (or quickly!) destroy these pieces of our history.

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