Organization profile

Organization profile

The Goldstein Museum of Design (GMD), part of the College of Design, is an internationally recognized teaching museum and research center that advances the understanding and appreciation of design and cultivates an awareness that designed objects can contribute to quality of life through effective solutions to human challenges and aesthetic satisfaction.  GMD presents exhibitions in McNeal and Rapson Halls. Its 29,000 object collection features apparel, textiles, decorative arts, furniture, and graphic design for study by students, researchers, and the public.

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Craft Design Arts & Humanities
Treasure Arts & Humanities
History Arts & Humanities
Textile Designer Arts & Humanities


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Jean E McElvain

Person: Academic Professional

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Lin Nelson-Mayson

Person: Academic Administrative


Projects 2007 2020

Research Output 2012 2019

  • 4 Other contribution
  • 1 Chapter

The Larsen Design Archive: A Minnesota Textile Treasure

Zollinger, S. W. & Nelson-Mayson, L., 2019, Minneapolis, MN : American Craft Inquiry.

Research output: Other contribution

Textile Designer
Craft Design

GMD Director's message

Nelson-Mayson, L. R., 2018

Research output: Other contribution

GMD Director's message

Nelson-Mayson, L. R., 2017

Research output: Other contribution