Faculty and Staff

Megan Osborne, M.A.

Megan Osborne

Assistant Curator and Collections Manager of the Avenir Museum
131B Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising
University Center for the Arts East, 216 E Lake St
(970) 491-6648


M.A. Corcoran College of Art and Design
B.S. Colorado State University

Research and Scholarship

Exhibitions, Avenir Museum Gallery

2017Cover Up! Coverlets from the Avenir Museum Collection
Tying the Knot: A Wedding Apparel Exhibition
Garden Party: Floral Printed Apparel 1860 - 1980
2016Mr. Blackwell Artist of Subtle Witchery
Tiny Bits and Pieces; Miniature Quilts From the Lucile Hawks Collection
Layer of Meaning: Color and Design in Guatemalan Textiles Parts 1&2
2014Intricate Web: Lacemaking Trade and Tradition Part II
2013Weaving Lives: Textile Traditions of the Peruvian Highlands Textiles (Marilyn Murphy & Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez, guest curators)
2012ABC’S of the Avenir
Hawaiian Quilts: God in Expression
2011The Little Black Dress: 85 Years of Effortless Style and Elegant Mystery

Awards, Recognitions, Grants, and Competitions (selected)

Leonard, M. and Carlson, L. IMLS Museum Assessment Program (reMAP). Funded 2010.