News Archive for Costume and Textile Museum
September 6, 2012
First Day of School 2012 Four coeds stood in a line, a cell phone held at arm’s length. They were taking a picture to commemorate “the first day of their last year” together as students at K-State. Their location was apropos. It was the first day of the first year of school for colorful windowed […]
February 15, 2012
When the Smithsonian Institution launched "Save Our African-American Treasures," the staff called Marla Day, curator of the Historic Costume and Textile Collection at K-State's College of Human Ecology. They needed her expertise to help appraise and explain potential textile treasures brought in during a series of "Antiques Roadshow"-type events. Day traveled to four cities: Detroit, […]
May 19, 2011
Would you like to know more about that vintage article of clothing or textile you have, such as what it is, when it was made and how to care for it?
April 6, 2011
Fierce shimmering dragons breathing gold thread flames and dragonflies so delicate they seem to flutter off the ancient fabric exemplify a new exhibition in Justin Hall and at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, both on the Kansas State University campus.
August 25, 2010
Patricia Crews, director of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will discuss the history of American quilts Friday, Sept. 10, in All Faiths Chapel on campus.
May 28, 2010
"An Afternoon Tea Celebrating 'Pieces of Time,'" 3-5 p.m. Sunday, June 6, on the lawn of the K-State president's home, 100 Wilson Court.
May 28, 2010
A patriotic flag quilt will star in an upcoming exhibition of quilts at Kansas State University's Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art.