Uncut Attire: How Weaving Informs Wearables

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 …

Five Minutes, Four Textiles: One Chance to Introduce the Collection

With just five minutes to introduce the collection to UW-Madison’s new Chancellor, Pleasant Rowland Textile Specialist and Research Director Sophie Pitman selects four objects that showcase the breadth and possibilities of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

Coming Together: Culturally Inspired Creation Trunk Show

April 30, 2022 at 1pm The Link | 1st Floor, Nancy Nicholas Hall | UW–Madison Co-design teams comprising the UW–Madison students and traditional artisans from Kutch, India have worked together this semester to present a public …

Design Thinking Through Intentional Co-Design: Culturally Inspired Creation in the Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery

By Dr. Sarah Anne Carter, CDMC Executive Director and Associate Professor in Design Studies This spring the Center for Design and Material Culture is hosting an exhibition in the Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery that connects to …