BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Apparel Design and Merchandising program will host its annual showcase Sunday, April 24, at 4 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for general admission.
Appalachian’s Apparel Design and Merchandising program is housed in the university’s Department of Applied Design in the College of Fine and Applied Arts. The program focuses on apparel and textiles while emphasizing both design and merchandising.
The annual showcase features collections and individual pieces designed by students and faculty. This year’s show will feature a series of cohesive collections created by students enrolled in the spring 2016 Apparel Production class. Additional work featured will include individual student designs created in the following classes: Apparel Construction, Flat Pattern Design, Sustainability in the Apparel Industry and the Reebok Studio, as well as independent student designs created outside of classes. There will also be a brief exhibition featuring faculty designs.
The showcase is an opportunity for students to share their creations as well as a chance for campus and local communities to learn more about the Apparel Design and Merchandising program.
Tickets can be purchased online at http://theschaefercenter.org/tickets or at the door.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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