Gayle Strege, Curator February 4 - April 23, 2023 Flower Power explores the relationship humankind has with its natural environment – specifically, how we adorn our bodies with botanical elements from head to toe. Creators of textiles, garments, gloves, shoes, purses, hats and buttons have found inspiration in flowers, vines, trees, fruits, leaves, nuts and almost every... Read More
Botany in Buttons Running concurrently with "Flower Power Flora in Fashion," "Botany in Buttons" is in the Lower Gallery, featuring hundreds of items from the Ann W. Rudolph Button Collection, a comprehensive collection of historic buttons and related artifacts within the Ohio State University Historic Costumes and Textiles Collection. Visitors can enjoy the floral designs... Read More
Curator Talk Sunday, February 5, 2:00 pm $10/$5 members prepaid registration, $15 at the door Gayle Strege, curator of the Ohio State University Historic Costume & Textiles Collection, will share historic insights about the items in the exhibition and the relationship between human adornment and plant life as expressed through all levels of fashion from everyday dress... Read More
Button Bugs Saturday, March 4, 1:00-2:00 pm Ages 5-12 Lisa Schorr, instructor $10/$8 members Young hands will use their creative minds to design bugs using the classic clothing staple, the button. As kids create their own button bugs, adults can take advantage of the time and visit the Ann W. Rudolph Button Collection in the Lower... Read More
Silk Scarf Ages 15-adult Saturday, March 25, 12:00-2:00 pm Lisa Schorr, instructor $35/$30 members Create a wearable piece of art in this silk scarf class that will heighten your sense of design and leave you with your own unique wardrobe piece. An experienced instructor will be on hand to guide you through the process and... Read More
Flower Arranging with Bluegreen Gardens Ages 14-adult Saturday, April 8, 1:30-3:00 pm Elizabeth Fox Zawislak, instructor $60/$54 members A colorful assortment of fresh-grown American flowers is your canvas as you design a fresh flower arrangement inspired by a piece in Flower Power: Flora in Fashion.
Tataki Zome Ages 15-adult Saturday, April 15, 12:00-2:00 pm Lisa Schorr, instructor $35/$30 members In this class that explores the ancient art of Tataki Zome, participants will apply leaves, flowers, and ferns onto fabric and paper to create original works of art. Pieces created using this safe, easy, and environmentally-friendly technique are suitable for framing.
Intrinsic Luminescence Ross Lesko, Curator June 3 - August 27, 2023 Intrinsic Luminescence features the work of three outstanding artists. Whether it’s the dreamlike, epic landscapes of Judith Brandon; the poetic figures of Stanka Kordic; or the architectural, sculptural glass forms of Michael Mikula, each of these artists employs techniques that create a sense of inner... Read More