Closely linked to the School of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Kent State, the Museum holds important collections of fashion and decorative arts, numbering more than 20,000 objects.
The collection of historic, contemporary, and world fashions is supplemented by extensive holdings of American glass, fine furniture, textiles, paintings and other decorative arts, to give context to the study of design.
Eight galleries feature temporary exhibitions of work by many of the world's great artists and designers.
The evolution of styles inthe context of political, technological and cultural developments
A diverse collection of glass spans the Roman Era to the 20th century
Explores the meaning birds in different cultures and their use in fashion and decor
Explore current trends in menswear design
Individual and collaborative works using technology, mixed media, and fiber