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College of Design Presents

EXHIBITION: Jack Lenor Larsen at 90: Transformations by a Textile Innovator

9/23/17, 10:00 AM

About this event

EXHIBITION | Sept 23, 2017 – Jan 7, 2018
Goldstein Museum of Design, Gallery 241, McNeal Hall, St. Paul campus

Curated by Stephanie Zollinger, Jack Lenor Larsen at 90: Transformations by a Textile Innovator begins with a 90th birthday party for and attended by Mr. Larsen himself on September 22, 2017. 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.

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RECEPTION | Friday, September 22, 2017, 6-8 PM
Gallery 241, McNeal Hall, St. Paul campus

Jack Lenor Larsen himself will be in attendance and signing copies of his published books. Reception sponsored by Cowtan & Tout and KDR Designer Showrooms.

PANEL DISCUSSION | Nov 2, 2017, 6 PM
33 McNeal Hall

To accompany the exhibition, a free panel discussion with past employees of Jack Lenor Larsen will be held.

For more information, visit: goldstein.design.umn.edu/JackLenorLarsen.
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