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New Exhibit: Culture of Kitsch

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A man wears a goose costume in a parade.

kitsch /kiCH/
noun 1. art, objects, or design considered to be in poor taste because of excessive garishness or sentimentality, but sometimes appreciated in an ironic or knowing way.

 

Decorative art and crafts from our collection that embody the kitsch aesthetic will take visitors through a history of the concept of kitsch and how the idea of taste and class effect how we view cultural objects. See artifacts from our collection that are being put on view for the very first time.Culture of Kitsch opens September 13, 2019 with an opening reception at 6 pm. This exhibit will be on view in the upstairs gallery until September 5, 2020.

Details

Date:
September 13
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Lane County History Museum
740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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Phone:
(541)682-4242