Remaking the Renaissance

Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery

Looking at key textile innovations in the era c.1400-1700, Remaking the Renaissance suggests that objects and their histories can be restored and recreated through conservation and research.

Photo of several maroon and yellow textiles layered on top of each other with the words Remaking the Renaissance over them.

HLATC Community Day

Center for Design and Material Culture, 1235 Nancy Nicholas Hall
@ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for the fall semester HLATC Community Day! Once a semester, HLATC staff host a Community Day where we lead behind-the-scene tours and share information about the Collection. This event is open to the …

photo of a detailed close up of a red and multicolored woven textile

Exhibition tour of Social Threads at the School of Human Ecology

Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery
@ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

At 2:30pm, visit the Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery at UW-Madison’s School of Human Ecology for a tour of Social Threads: Making, Mending and Maintaining Community. This exhibition brings together objects from the Helen Louise Allen …

10 colorful squares of fabric surround the number 3 with the words Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery @ 2:30pm tour Social Threads at the bottom of the image.

Opening Reception for Social Threads

Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery
@ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

September 21, 4:00-6:00pm | Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery Join us in celebrating the first exhibition of the CDMC’s 2023-24 exhibition season, Social Threads: Making, Mending, and Maintaining Community. On view starting September 13 in the …

square graphic with a brown, orange, blue, and tan quilt in the background and the text "Social Threads: Making, Mending, and Maintaining Community" in the foreground within an off-white oval

Hand Made in America: Contemporary Custom Footwear

Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery
@ 10:00 am - @ 4:00 pm

Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery: February 8-May 14, 2023 Curated by shoemaker and artist Amara Hark-Weber, Hand Made in America: Contemporary Custom Footwear features 11 accomplished shoe and boot makers working across the United States today. These …

Center for Design & Material Culture Open House

Center for Design & Material Culture
@ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 @ 2PM CT Center for Design & Material Culture, Rm 1235 | Nancy Nicholas Hall The Center for Design and Material Culture invites new and current faculty, staff, and students to …

image of the front entrance of a 5 story brick, concrete, and glass building with the UW crest that says School of Human Ecology

Fall Exhibitions Opening Reception

The Link
@ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday, September 15, 2022 |  5PM-7pm CST The Link, Main Entrance | Nancy Nicholas Hall Join us in celebrating the opening of the fall CDMC exhibitions, Questioning Things: A Quarter Century of Material Culture Studies at the …

image with a pick graphic of a colorful garment that reads "Uncut Attire" and below is a grey and white floral pattern graphic with a blue chair that reads "Questioning Things"

Uncut Attire: How Weaving Informs Wearables

Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery
@ 10:00 am - @ 4:00 pm

Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery – September 14 – December 4, 2022 How has weaving influenced clothing design, particularly in cultures where handweaving is strongly embedded into communities? This exhibition, completely drawn from the Helen Louise …