Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Flora and Fiber Director’s Gallery Talk by Carla Funk, Director of University Museums

  
·         DATE of event: Saturday, July 15
·         TIME of event: 1:00 p.m.
·         COST: Free Admission
·         LOCATION of event: Funk Center Mezzanine and Galleries
·         ADDRESS of the location: Florida Institute of Technology, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901
·         PHONE NUMBER for public use: 321-674-8313
·         WEBSITE http://textiles.fit.edu/index.php#.WUF4vTeQy70

About:
Join Florida Tech Director of University Museums, Carla Funk, for an exclusive tour of the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts’ featured exhibition Flora and Fiber! Curated exclusively from the Center’s permanent collection, the exhibition presents the botanical sources, application and iconography in textiles from three continents, specifically highlighting Asian textiles’ profound and enduring influence on the development of modern fashion and design. In this visually- engaging talk, visitors will learn about the decorative inspiration and ingenious application of plants and fiber materials in diverse cultures around the world.
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