Scraps and By the People exhibition invitation
09/29
Thursday
Thu. September 29, 2016
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Barbara Mandel, Chairman, Beth Comstock, President, and Caroline Baumann, Director, invite all Cooper Hewitt members and invited guests to celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions: By the People: Designing a Better America On view through February 26, 2017 An exhibition of sixty collaborative design projects throughout the United States and across borders, By the People challenges the country’s growing crisis... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
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10/01
Saturday
Sat. October 1, 2016
11:00am to 3:00pm
Workshops are geared towards children 5-12. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
Recycled Jamdani panel, 2008; Designed by Christina Kim (American b. South Korea, 1957), produced by dosa (Los Angeles, California), embroidered by Rajka Designs (Gujarat, India), beaded by Devi Export (India); appliquéd and embroidered cotton with brocading, glass beads; Gift of Christina Kim and dosa inc., 2016-6-1; Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Photo© dosa inc.
10/01
Saturday
Sat. October 1, 2016
1:00pm to 3:00pm
The textile and apparel industries are the second-largest polluters in the world. Confronted with this overwhelming issue, many people are seeking an alternative to fast fashion and overconsumption. There is a growing movement toward repair and mending as a way to combat waste and add a personal touch to the garments and textiles we treasure.... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Kibiso Tsugihagi, 2016; Designed by Reiko Sudo (Japanese, b. 1953), manufactured by NUNO Corporation (Tokyo, Japan); kibiso remnants machine-embroidered to a water-soluble base, base dissolved; Photo: Sue McNab
10/01
Saturday
Sat. October 1, 2016
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse will present three designers’ approaches to the shockingly high human and environmental costs of textile and apparel production. Please join us for a discussion with the designers featured in the exhibition––Christina Kim, founder of Los Angeles–based fashion brand dosa; Reiko Sudo, director of Tokyo textile design firm Nuno; and... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
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10/06
Thursday
Thu. October 6, 2016
4:00pm to 6:30pm
K-12 educators, we’d like to welcome you to Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and introduce you to the FREE design resources that we have to offer you! Learn about our professional development, school programs, high school programs, and how you can use creative problem-solving in your teaching practice. Explore our newest exhibitions, By the People:... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
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10/08
Saturday
Sat. October 8, 2016
10:00am to 4:00pm
Working on a portfolio for art and design school? Interested in studying design but don’t know where to start? DesignPrep is diving into the college application process with this day-long workshop focused on compiling, editing, and documenting your portfolio. Learn about college application requirements and guidelines for art and design programs as well as tips... .
Event Address:
2 East 91 Street
New York, NY
10128
 
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10/10
Monday
Mon. October 10, 2016
11:00am to 3:00pm
Our Family Day programs are for children ages 5-12 and facilitated by a museum educator. Held during most school holidays, each session will include a brief gallery tour and a design activity inspired by our permanent and special exhibitions. We offer four workshop sessions per day—two workshops in the morning and two workshops in the... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
Installation view of “Passion for the Exotic: Louis Comfort Tiffany and Lockwood de Forest.” Photo by Matt Flynn © 2016 Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
COPYRIGHT:Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Photo Courtesy of Corning Incorporated, Photo © Bruce Damonte
10/13
Thursday
Thu. October 13, 2016 to Wed. November 16, 2016
6:30pm to 8:00pm
  By the People: Housing for all Thursday, October 13, 2016 Lecture 6:30-8:00  p.m. Part of a series of Design Talks to accompany the exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America, “Housing for All” addresses the critical importance of providing affordable housing. National Design Award winner Rosanne Haggarty, the president of Community Solutions, and San... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Photo © Bruce Damonte
10/13
Thursday
Thu. October 13, 2016
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Part of a series of Design Talks to accompany the exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America, “Housing for All” addresses the critical importance of providing affordable housing. National Design Award winner Rosanne Haggerty, the president of Community Solutions, and San Francisco–based affordable housing architect David Baker discuss the future of affordable housing in... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128