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College of Design Presents

EXHIBITION: Jack Lenor Larsen at 90

9/22/17, 6:00 PM

About this event

Jack Lenor Larsen at 90: Transformations by a Textile Innovator
Opening | Friday, September 22, 2017, 6-8 PM
Exhibition Dates | September 23, 2017 – January 7, 2018
Goldstein Museum of Design, Gallery 241, McNeal Hall, St. Paul campus

Jack Lenor Larsen himself will be in attendance for the opening reception of Jack Lenor Larsen at 90: Transformations by a Textile Innovator, and signing copies of his published books.

For 45 years, Larsen led Jack Lenor Larsen Incorporated in the production of fabrics for the interior environment. This exhibition will celebrate Jack Larsen’s 90th birthday through his many innovations, as the textiles on exhibit are informed by Larsen’s mastery of craft techniques, technological innovation, and inspiration from global design traditions. Approximately 65-70 textiles will be augmented with didactic text, guided tours, and public lectures. Free and open to the public.

Related Event:
PANEL DISCUSSION | Jack Lenor Larsen
November 2, 2017, 6:00pm, 32 McNeal Hall

Organized by the Goldstein Museum of Design. Curated by Stephanie Zollinger with Goldstein curator Jean McElvain. Reception sponsored by Cowtan & Tout and KDR Designer Showrooms.

For more information, visit: goldstein.design.umn.edu/exhibitions.
For information on location, parking, disabilities accommodation, visit: goldstein.design.umn.edu/visit/.

Event Location
  • Goldstein Museum of Design | Gallery 241
  • 241 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Avenue South
  • St. Paul MN
  • USA