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Shape Up: Case Studies in Fashion Making
September 23 - December 8, 2019

An exhibition that turns garments inside out to show their structure, “Shape Up: Case Studies in Fashion Making” opens the UC Davis Design Museum’s 2019-2020 season on Sept. 23.

Showcasing clothing from Africa, Asia and Central America as well as western garments from the UC Davis Jo Ann C. Stabb Design Collection, this exhibition reveals the hidden structures, patterns and shaping methods that underlie fashion creation.

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Appreciation and Adaptation: Homage to Global Textiles
January 23 to April 18, 2020

The exhibition features traditional textiles from Africa, Asia and South America collected by Paul J. Smith, Director Emeritus of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City. These items have inspired contemporary design works by UC Davis students that are also showcased, highlighting the continuing relevance of traditional cultures and how they drive design thinking in new directions.

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