Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery Grand Opening

Date(s) - 01/27/2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

School Of Human Ecology


Dean Soyeon Shim invites you to the grand opening of the School of Human Ecology’s newest gallery.

See the premier exhibition, One of A Kind, Ahead of Her Time: The Legacy of Helen Louise Allen, which highlights Professor Allen’s life as a scholar, global trailer, and collector with a display of pieces considered to be the foundational core of the present-day collection.

Also, opening that day in the Ruth Davis Design Gallery is Appliqué to Zardozi: A Celebration Sampler

These two major anniversary exhibitions featuring an international selection of textile-making techniques and are part of a yearlong celebration of the breadth and depth of the more than 13,000 objects in the Helen Louise Allen Textile CollectHLATC 50th anniversary logoion.

The new Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery is dedicated to showcasing selections of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection. Generous support for the Gallery has been provided by Susan J. and Harry C. Engstrom, Lynn K. and Gary A. Mecklenburg, Jane and David C. Villa, Sandra C. and Jack W. Winder