Dresses inspired by influential fashion designer Christian Dior. Textiles created by the indigenous Hmong people of Southeast Asia. Colorful khanga cloths worn primarily by women in Africa.
The Avenir Museum is now home to a small but exceedingly special piece of ciselé velvet. Read this story to learn more about this extraordinary museum piece.
Avenir Museum Curator and Assistant Professor Katie Knowles, has been selected by juried process to present her field of research and scholarship at a colloquium entitled Fashion Unraveled: Memory, Wear, and Imperfection in Dress at the renowned Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City on September 29.
Jeff Miller, who coordinates the hospitality management program in CSU’s Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, is trained as a professional chef and is a highly respected, seasoned academic. A new exhibition in the Gustafson Gallery: Jeff Miller’s Buddhist Approach to Guerrilla Quilting highlights another one of his talents – his needlework.
It’s our privilege to introduce you to the three graduate students who are working at the Avenir Museum in Fall 2018.
As part of their final assignment, students from Colorado State University’s Department of Design and Merchandising are showing their original designs in an exhibition entitled “The View from Here: Graduate Work in Digital Textile Design” in the Gustafson Gallery.
Colorado State University alumnus and astronaut Kjell Lindgren has donated a CSU T-shirt he wore on the International Space Station to the university.
“Please take care of this.” That’s what 93-year-old Jim Ingram told staff of CSU’s Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising on May 23 as he donated the complete, pristine uniform he wore during his World War II service in the 194th Glider Infantry Regiment.