Power Dressing: Men's Fashion and Prestige in Africa

Museum: Museum of International Folk Art
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Date: 2006 to 2007
Scope: 4,000 sf
Implementation Budget: $40,000
Curator: Bobbie Sumberg
Role: Exhibit designer and production manager

An exhibition of male attire from the content of Africa originated at the Newark Museum and traveled to the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, NM. The exhibition showcased a variety of embroidered and beaded textiles, hats, shoes, dressed mannequins, and jewelry spanning a time period from the 19th century to 2006. The project included new casework, platforms, label risers, graphics, lighting, and gallery preparation.

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Rebecca Schreiber Shreckengast
Experience Designer Albuquerque, NM