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10/21
Friday
Fri. October 21, 2016
4:00pm to 6:00pm
In this special workshop session, children aged 7-12 will work with National Design Award winners and Cooper Hewitt educators on an an interactive lesson that tests their design skills. This is a free, first-come, first-served program without ticket reservation. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
The Target Design Family Festival at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City on October 10, 2015, part of the events of National Design Week. 

Photo by Shiho Fukada/Angela Jimenez Photography for Cooper Hewitt   www.angelajimenezphotography.com
10/22
Saturday
Sat. October 22, 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
 
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10/24
Monday
Mon. October 24, 2016
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Join us for a discussion with Hubert Barrère, Art Director of Maison Lesage, the venerable French embroidery company. For nearly a century, Maison Lesage has created extraordinary embroidered designs for Elsa Schiaparelli, Pierre Balmain, Christian Dior, and many other revered designers. In 2002, Chanel acquired Maison Lesage to ensure that the treasured tradition of French hand... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
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10/25
Tuesday
Tue. October 25, 2016
10:30am to 12:30pm
Since 1924, Maison Lesage has created opulent embroidery requiring countless hours of work and exceptional skills for haute couture fashion houses, prêt-à-porter designers, and accessories manufacturers. In this workshop, participants will learn the traditional methods of Maison Lesage designers and will create their own embroidery based on Maison Lesage’s classical designs. Open to college students... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
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10/25
Tuesday
Tue. October 25, 2016
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Since 1924, Maison Lesage has created opulent embroidery requiring countless hours of work and exceptional skills for haute couture fashion houses, prêt-à-porter designers, and accessories manufacturers. In this workshop, participants will learn the traditional methods of Maison Lesage designers and will create their own embroidery based on Maison Lesage’s classical designs. Open to NYC high... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
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10/26
Wednesday
Wed. October 26, 2016
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Founded in 1924 and a part of Chanel’s Métiers d’art since 2002, Maison Lesage creates opulent embroidery requiring countless hours of work and exceptional skill. In this special family workshop, children ages 7–12 and guardian will learn about the traditional methods of Maison Lesage and work alongside Cooper Hewitt educators to create an embroidery sampler... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
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10/26
Wednesday
Wed. October 26, 2016
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Since 1924, Maison Lesage has created opulent embroidery requiring countless hours of work and exceptional skills for haute couture fashion houses, prêt-à-porter designers, and accessories manufacturers. In this workshop, participants will learn the traditional methods of Maison Lesage designers and will create their own embroidery based on Maison Lesage’s classical designs. Ages 18 and up.... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
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10/29
Saturday
Sat. October 29, 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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11/03
Thursday
Thu. November 3, 2016
6:30pm to 8:00pm
If prehistory is defined by the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, and the Iron Age, our current era may well be known as the Glass Age. Hear Jeff Evenson, Chief Strategy Officer at Corning Incorporated, explain the technical and aesthetic properties that make glass such a remarkable material in fields as diverse as consumer electronics,... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128