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“TEXTURES: the history and art of Black hair” symposium comes to a close

Benjamin Weaver, Reporter April 19, 2022

The Kent Museum finished its symposium of 22 presenters that focused on Black hair and its history in the United States on April 15. The symposium lasted for two days with one key speaker each day. The...

Unique LGBTQ student experiences shared during Queer Voices art exhibit

Unique LGBTQ student experiences shared during Queer Voices art exhibit

Alexandra Austin , Reporter March 7, 2022

LGBTQ students will express their unique experiences through art during The Queer Voices art exhibit.  The annual Queer Voices art exhibit will be open Tues. March 8 through Fri. March 11 in the Kent...

Janice Lessman-Moss, professor in the School of Arts. 

Kent State Celebrates Art Professor’s Legacy with Large Exhibit

Benjamin Weaver Reporter February 18, 2022

More than 20 weavings will be showcased as Kent State celebrates over 35 years of service by national award-winning artist and a professor of textile arts, Janice Lessman-Moss. The exhibition, “Dancing...

Vince Robinson, a multi-genre musician, journalist and photographer, played the keyboard and piano during Words in Sound event on Feb. 9.

Poet Mwatabu Okantah shares African culture, history with community through poetry and song

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 11, 2022

In celebration of Black History Month, Mwatabu Okantah, interim chair of the Department of Africana Studies, shared the story of his African culture through poetry and song Wednesday in Murphy Auditorium. In...

Kent State Museum unveils new exhibition centering Black hair

Reegan Saunders Reporter September 14, 2021

Black hair is a phenomenon left unexplored outside the Black community. The Kent State Museum’s latest exhibition, “TEXTURES: The History and Art of Black Hair,” sheds light on the complexities...

“Textures” art exhibition sparks conversation on Black hair

Reegan Saunders Reporter September 10, 2021

When sophomore fashion merchandising major Kennedi Stinnette walked the halls of her high school in Kalamazoo, Michigan, she saw a sea of hair that looked nothing like hers.“I went to a predominantly...

Unvaccinated students may face restrictions starting December 20

Alexandra Golden Reporter September 6, 2021

Kent State students, faculty and staff have until Dec. 20 to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, President Todd Diacon announced via email on Aug. 27, 2021. Being fully vaccinated means having “their...

Jean L. Druesedow, Director of the Kent State University Museum, gives a tour of the Katharine Hepburn exhibit in Rockwell Hall.

Katharine Hepburn: The actress, the icon, the exhibit

Abigail Miller February 2, 2018

The Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen exhibit allowed visitors to have an intimate glimpse inside of her life and career.   Returning after its six year absence from the museum, the exhibit...

Hepburn exhibit returns to Kent State University Museum

Abigail Miller January 30, 2018

Kent State’s museum is bringing back its Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen exhibit after six years.Katharine Hepburn was one of the most celebrated actresses in the world. In her career,...

An 80s display, part of an exhibit in the Kent State University Museum, in Rockwell Hall Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.

Kent State Museum, College of the Arts channel the ’80s in latest exhibit

Ella Abbott November 4, 2017

Guests of the Kent State University Museum partied like it was 1985 on Friday night.The museum, in collaboration with the College of the Arts, held an '80s-themed party in the Rockwell Hall Atrium where...

Ashleigh Lentz models a piece from Susy Meis senior collection during Kent State Fashion Schools annual fashion show Saturday, April 26, 2014.

Kent State Museum hosts annual fashion show

Jake Green April 27, 2014

Pulsing bass beats filled the air as models wearing Kent State’s senior designers’ collections walked a quarter-mile runway through the Kent State Museum’s expansive galleries Friday night, Saturday...

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