Sarah Schleuning - "Thoughts on Design": EODIAH Workshop Talk

Najla El Zein, Lebanese, b.1983, Seduction, 2018, Sandstone, Dallas Museum of Art, Discretionary Decorative Arts Fund, 2018.38.A-B.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Venue: O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the Dallas Museum of Art
Admission: Free
Season: 2018-19

Please join us on Tuesday, April 2 at 4:00 p.m. at the O’Donnell Institute’s DMA Research Center for Sarah Schleuning’s workshop talk, Thoughts on Design. Complimentary reception to follow. Please RSVP to Lauren LaRocca [email protected] by April 1. Visit EODIAH for more events.

Sarah Schleuning is the Margot B. Perot Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the Dallas Museum of Art.  Schleuning graduated from Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences with a Bachelor of Arts. She received her Masters of Arts in the History of Decorative Arts from Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in conjunction with Parsons School of Design. In 2015 she was a fellow at the Center for Curatorial Leadership. From 2011-2018, she oversaw the collection of decorative arts and design at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, where she spearheaded major special exhibitions, including two of the museum’s top ten most-visited shows. As curator of decorative arts and design at the DMA, she curates exhibitions exploring creativity, innovation, and design strategies. Her shows range from contemporary fashion with the recent Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion exhibition to the design history of concept cars with Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas. Schleuning has focused on strengthening the collection specifically in the area of 20th- and 21st-century design. This has included key acquisitions and exhibitions that explore the intersections between art and design, handcraft and technology, and innovation and making. Her most recent publications include Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion, Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas, Moderne: Fashioning the French Interior and Weapons of Mass Dissemination: The Propaganda of War.

The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History Research Center
1717 Harwood Street
Dallas, TX 75201

For more information contact:
Lauren LaRocca
[email protected]

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