by museum | Aug 13, 2021 | Education, Event Announcement, Exquisite Gorge Project, GeneralDesert Fiber Arts will be working with artist Ophir El-Boher on Section #8 of the The Exquisite Gorge Project II: Fiber Arts. Ophir is a fashion designer who works with upcycled materials. Section #8 of the project encompasses the area of the Columbia River that... » Read More
by museum | Apr 29, 2020 | Education, Exhibits, General
If you recently purchased fabric to create the perfect “statement” anti-coronavirus face mask, history beat you to the “fashioned by disease” punch. In fact, many aesthetics that define “beauty” in today’s market were formed by epidemics of the past. Let’s take a closer look at some historical fashion trends influenced by disease.
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