Crepe and Lace Gown, c. 1917, donated by Katie Best, 2007.004.069.
Constructing History: Structures and Silhouettes
May 13 - June 28, 2013
Gallery Reception Friday, May 24, 2013, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Talk by curator Molly McPherson at 7:00 p.m.
Period dress speaks of the wearer and the decades past. Recreating historical garments allows us to learn about sewing and design. This exhibit features both original historial garments and reproductions, telling the story of fashion in the Midwest. Molly McPherson curates Constructing History: Structures and Silhouettes in partial fulfillment of her thesis work.
Friends of the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery Annual Meeting
Sunday, June 9, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Program and Reception
|2:00-2:30 p.m.||Friends Business Meeting, Room 31, lower level|
|2:30-3:15 p.m.||Presentation by Janice Stauffer and Dr. Barbara Trout "Dressing for I Do, I Do", Room 11, lower level|
|3:15-4:00 p.m.||20th Gallery Birthday Reception hosted by the Friends, 2nd floor|