Windows On Display at the Guthrie and Weisman

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Guthrie winning team (2).jpgThis semester students in Juanjuan Wu's visual merchandising class worked with the Guthrie Theater and Weisman Art Museum (WAM) to create window displays for their shop windows.

"I was impressed with this group's sensitivity to the Guthrie architecture," said Kay McGuire, Guthrie Theater shop Director of Retail and Merchandising. "Their design seeks to compliment the colors and shapes of the building and play off the winter season." The winning display for the Guthrie, Modern Holiday, was designed by Elizabeth Huber, Carissa Prieve, Lindsey DeWitt, Crystal Compton, and Kora Gleason (pictured right). DSC_9653.jpg


WAMwinning team.JPGStudents working with WAM were asked to use Files, the current WAM exhibit about the history of the museum and its collection, to influence their work. The winning design, Exhibition, was created by Mary Ford, Brittany Judy, Emily Showers, Ashley Trevick, and Katlyn Tarras (pictured right).

"Working with students in Dr. Wu's Retail Merchandising class directly supports our mission to serve as a teaching forum and spark critical thinking," said Marissa Onheiber, WAM Shop Manager and Buyer. "Through this ongoing collaboration, more students enter our doors and engage with the collection for the first time."

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