100 Years of Design Graduate Education

100 Years of Graduate Education


Looking Forward, Looking Back: 100 Years of Design Graduate Education

Venue: Goldstein Museum of Design, Gallery 241 McNeal Hall, St. Paul campus
Exhibition: September 29, 2018–January 6, 2019
Opening: Friday, September 28, 6–8 PM

This juried and invitational exhibition celebrates 100 years of the design graduate program, featuring a wide range of work by alumni, graduate students, visiting scholars, and faculty. Presented in conjunction with the “Fashion and the Future of Design,” research symposium and 100 Years of Design Graduate Education celebration, related activities include alumni and faculty panels on the future of design, a keynote speaker, and tours and activities in McNeal Hall.

Opening Night Schedule

(All events below are free and open to the public)

  • 4:00 pm—Alumni panel on the Future of Design, 33 McNeal (see schedule for speakers)
  • 6:00 pm—Keynote presentation by Dr. Keysook Geum, "Designing for the 2018 Winter Olympics", 33 McNeal
  • 6:00–8:00 pm—Reception and Exhibition Viewing, Goldstein Museum of Design Gallery 241

Presented by the Goldstein Museum of Design in partnership with the Department of Design, Housing and Apparel and the 100 Years of Design Graduate Education series of events. Support for this exhibition provided by an annuity from Mary Ellen McFarland. Additional support provided by the Goldstein Museum of Design, the College of Design, and generous individuals. In addition, GMD programming is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to the legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Exhibition Contributors

View a list of contributors to the exhibition.

Call for Entries Process Information:

Download a printable call for entries flyer.

Contact the exhibition coordinator:

Barbara Martinson at bmartins@umn.edu.

University of Minnesota College of Design
ATTN: Barbara Martinson
240 McNeal Hall
1985 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108