Curator Kirsten Toftegaard

Kirsten Toftegaard is head of and curator in the Fashion and Textile department, Designmuseum Danmark.

Toftegaard is Master of Arts in History, University of Copenhagen and specialized in printed and painted textiles. She is a member of the Directing Council, Cieta (Centre international d’etudes des textiles anciens) as the Danish representative and she co-hosted the CIETA conference 2011 in Copenhagen together with The National museum of Denmark/Maj Ringgaard and Marie Louise Nosch from CTR.
From 2010, Toftegaard has been a member of External Advisory Board and partner in Fashioning the Early Modern, Creativity and Innovation in Europe, 1500-1800.

She curated the following exhibitions:

  • Tekstil funktionalisme - væveren Hanne Vedel together with Brundlund Slot, 2006
  • Marimekko - historien om et nordisk brand, 2007
  • Walk on the Wild Side - Margit Brandt Modedesign 1965-1980, 2010
  • Rokoko-mania, 2012.