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SAVE THE DATE! SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

The Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection commemorates the 45th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act and the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act with the exhibition Endangered: Fauna & Fashion, an exploration of the use of animals as sources of raw materials in dress, including periods of exploitation and endangerment.

COMING SOON: An online exhibit will include over 150 related artifacts from the MHCTC, Museum of Anthropology, Museum of Art and Archaeology, and the State Historical Society of Missouri.

SEPTEMBER 20TH SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All events are free and open to the public. Questions? Please contact MHCTC Collection Manager Nicole Johnston at (573)884-5001 or johnstonnr@missouri.edu.

Time Event Location
3:30pm-6:00pm Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Exhibition Endangered: Fauna and Fashion First Floor, Gwynn Hall 110 South Memorial Union
The Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection (MHCTC) commemorates the 45th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act and the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act with the exhibition Endangered: Fauna & Fashion, an exploration of the use of animals as sources of raw materials in dress, including periods of exploitation and endangerment. Browse over 60 related artifacts in exhibits located in Gwynn Hall and South Memorial Union prior to attending the 5pm presentation by the Missouri Department of Conservation (see below.)
3:30pm-4:30pm Exhibition Opening Reception with TAM Student Design Showcase 117 Gwynn Hall, University of Missouri
Visit with Textile and Apparel Management students about their clothing designs inspired by birds from the Glen Smart Collection of Waterfowl and Upland Game Birds in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.

Self tour the Glen Smart Collection and other bird and mammal specimens of the world, several of which are listed as rare or endangered, on permanent display on the first floor of the Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Building of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Learn more about these displays online.
5:00pm-6:00pm Missouri Department of Conservation Presentation Jesse Wrench Auditorium, South Memorial Union, University of Missouri
Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) representatives Brian Flowers and Emily Porter discuss 18th and 19th century animal exploitation and the Saint Louis fur trade, creation of the MDC in 1937 with its unique methods of maintaining animal populations across the state, and continuing use of Missouri’s animal resources to meet global demands for leather and fur.

Contributions to the MHCTC Endowment enable the continued maintenance of appropriate collection management standards, as well as support MHCTC's educational mission. Please contact the Office of Advancement for the College of Human Environmental Sciences at the address below or give directly to the Historic Costume Endowment online. Thank you for your generous support!

College of Human Environmental Sciences Office of Advancement
122 Gwynn Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-5142
E-mail: HESDevelopment@missouri.edu

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