MHCTC develops exhibitions and programs with campus and community museums, departments and institutions to encourage use of Collection artifacts. Annual exhibitions in the Abigail and Nicholas Filippello Exhibition Showcase in Gwynn Hall include the TAM Student Showcase for TAM ‘s spring Advisory Board, a summer exhibit of the Curator’s choice, and a fall showcase as part of MU’s annual Gallery and Museum Crawl in September.
As part of MU’s Art-i-Fact and Material Culture Studies Groups, MHCTC has partnered with numerous institutions throughout the state and the nation in the creation of quality exhibitions. Examples include University of Missouri institutions such as the Museum of Art and Archaeology, the Museum of Anthropology, the State Historical Society of Missouri, and Ellis Library. Outside collaborations include the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming, the Missouri State Museum in St. Louis, Missouri, the Boone County Historical Society and Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, and the City of Columbia Office of Cultural Affairs.
Visitors are welcome to view the current exhibit in Gwynn Hall Monday through Friday, 8am-6pm in accordance with the University calendar.
CURRENT EXHIBITION: ORIGINATE, ADAPT, COPY: DESIGN PROTECTION IN THE U.S. APPAREL INDUSTRY
JUNE 12-AUGUST 25, 2017
The MHCTC reveals examples of design piracy within its collections! Discover how one American "fashion stylist" smuggled copied designs out of France, and how originals and knock offs by designers such as Mary McFadden, Charles James, Davidow, and more, played a part in this controversial big business!