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Flights of Fancy: Feather in Fashion

Date: 06/12/2010 - 09/12/2010

Time: All Day Event

Location: Goldstein Museum of Design McNeal Hall

Cost: Free


Flights of Fancy: A History of Feathers In Fashion

June 12–September 12

Opening reception on Friday, June 11, 2010, 6-8 p.m., GMD

Related Event - Bird Protection and Millinery: Exploring the Role of Fashion Media in the Debate lecture by Amy Scarborough, Wednesday, September 8, 3pm, McNeal Hall

Historical and contemporary use of feathers in Western fashion, including the origins of feathers commonly used in clothing, the international feather trade, activism and laws designed to protect endangered bird populations, and the psychological appeal of wearing feathers.  

Goldstein Museum Gallery Hours:
Tues, Wed, Fri: 10:00am-4:00pm
Thurs: 10:00am-8:00pm
Sat & Sun: 1:30pm-4:30pm
Closed Mondays and all University holidays


  • Name: Goldstein Museum of Design
  • E-mail: gmd@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-624-7434
  • Sponsored by: College of Design, Goldstein Museum of Design

More information: http://goldstein.design.umn.edu/visit/

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the Goldstein Museum of Design at 612-624-7434 or gmd@umn.edu.


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