Public Programming

Mounted Exhibition In-Person Opening Lectures

Fashion Forward: Centering Justice in Fashion History

Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus, Queer Spaces, Collective Styles, and Activist Dress, 1984 to the Present

  • What: You’re invited to the opening lectures for the Textiles and Clothing Museum’s mounted exhibitions:
    • Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus, Queer Spaces, Collective Styles, and Activist Dress, 1984 to the Present.

Following the lectures, guests will be invited to do a brief tour of the collection storage in Morrill Hall 0017.

  • Who: Co-curators Kelly Reddy-Best, Kyra Streck, Ginger Stanciel, and Isaiah Sents (pictured from left to right)
  • When: Thursday, October 7th, 5:15-6:15pm CST. For more information, check out the lecture Facebook events: Fashion Forward and Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus.
    • Lecture begins at 5:30pm CST in 2019 Morrill Hall.
  • Where: The event takes place in 2019 Morrill and then moves to 1015 Morrill Hall and 0017 Morrill Hall.
  • The event is free and open to the public as part of the ISU Textiles and Clothing Museum public programming.

Curator In-Person Tour with Kyra Streck: Fashion Forward: Centering Justice in Fashion History

  • What: You’re invited to an in-person curator tour of the Textiles and Clothing Museum’s mounted exhibition Fashion Forward: Centering Justice in Fashion History! Join co-curator Kyra Streck for an overview of the exhibition themes and objects, as well as Q/A time afterward.
  • When: The in-person tour will occur Tuesday, October 19th, 2:15-3:15pm CST. For more information, check out the lecture’s Facebook event.
  • Who: Kyra Streck is a second year Master’s student at Iowa State University studying Apparel, Merchandising and Design. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design and Management from Cornell University. She is a recipient of the Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet Endowed Graduate Research and Teaching Assistantship. Her research background and interests include queer and genderqueer individual’s relationships to dress and informal economies used amongst these communities including DIY and the circulation of these practices via the Internet.
  • Where: The event takes place in 1015 Morrill Hall.
  • The event is free and open to the public as part of the ISU Textiles and Clothing Museum public programming.

Curator In-Person Tour with Ginger Stanciel: Fashion Forward: Centering Justice in Fashion History

  • What: You’re invited to an online curator tour of the Textiles and Clothing Museum’s mounted exhibition Fashion Forward: Centering Justice in Fashion History! Join co-curator Ginger Stanciel for an overview of the exhibition themes and objects, as well as Q/A time afterward.
  • When: The in-person tour will occur Monday, November 8th 1-2pm CST. For more information, check out the lecture’s Facebook event.
  • Who: Ginger Stanciel is a second year Master’s student at Iowa State University studying Apparel, Merchandising and Design. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Fashion Design from Kent State University. She is a recipient of the Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet Endowed Graduate Research and Teaching Assistantship. Her research background and interests include museum studies, curation, and collections, with a focus on dress identity, historic dress in art, socio-political and cultural studies of dress prior to the 21st-century, especially from pre-modern Europe (i.e. the European Renaissance) and the World Wars.
  • Where: The event takes place in 1015 Morrill Hall.
  • The event is free and open to the public as part of the ISU Textiles and Clothing Museum public programming.

Need More Information?

Textiles and Clothing Museum

Morrill Hall
603 Morrill Road
Ames Iowa 50011-2100

Mailing address
31 MacKay Hall
2302 Osborn Drive
Ames Iowa 50011-107

Kelly L. Reddy-Best
klrb@iastate.edu

Please check the Visiting/Engaging with the Museum page for hours and the Galleries page for dates when the exhibitions are open for viewing.