Chipstone-CDMC Undergraduate Research Fellowship Symposium

Wisconsin Idea Room 1199, Nancy Nicholas Hall
@ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Center for Design and Material Culture is pleased to host the fifth annual Chipstone-CDMC Undergraduate Research Fellowship Symposium on Friday, September 13 at 10:00 AM. This fellowship program, in partnership with the Chipstone Foundation, …

Graphic showing a brick building connected to a large modern building and text above reading "5th Annual Chipstone-CDMC Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Spheres of Influence: Glass Across UW

Nancy Nicholas Hall
@ 10:00 am - @ 4:00 pm

The power of shaping glass has played a critical role in the history of UW–Madison. Glass has enabled us to see near, far, into, and beyond. Spheres of Influence: Glass Across UW foregrounds the material …

A glass scientific laboratory device (called a Kaliapparat) is suspended from the top with a black background.

Afterlives: Material Stories from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

Nancy Nicholas Hall
@ 10:00 am - @ 4:00 pm

Afterlives explores the many lives of objects and what happens to textiles after they enter the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection. From a remarkable quilt made out of carefully saved 19th-century American cigar silks, and …

Feed sack quilt with four butterfly motifs facing inward, encircling flowers in the center of the design.