College of Design events -- week of September 6, 2010

Events

Bird Protection and Millinery: Exploring the Role of Fashion Media in the Debate
Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 3 p.m., 33 McNeal Hall
Amy Scarborough, PHD Department of Design and Human Environment, Oregon State University will present research from her doctoral dissertation on the role of media in protecting species within the fashion industry. Her talk with illustrate women's roles in activism against the feather trade and is given in conjunction with the Goldstein's exhibition Flights of Fancy: A History of Feathers in Fashion.

Exhibitions

Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library

Time Frames and Other Stories
Through October 16, 2010
Architectural plans create the pragmatic framework for a complex narrative of built space in the exhibition of work by Tom Rose (Art).

Goldstein Museum of Design

Flights of Fancy: A History of Feathers in Fashion
Through 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, activism and laws designed to protect endangered bird populations, and the psychological appeal of wearing feathers.

HGA Gallery

Andrea Cochran: Landscapes
Through October 24, 2010
Cochran's work draws boundaries with a controlled palette of materials, creating permeable edges that blur the line between the natural and built environment.


Questions? Contact Laura Walton at 612-626-6385 or lwalton@umn.edu.

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