Talks

03/30
Thursday
Thu. March 30, 2017
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Over afternoon tea, enjoy an enlightening conversation with Curators Matilda McQuaid and Susan Brown, who will discuss the process behind organizing Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse. Gain insight into the exhibition, which examines three designers’ approaches to the high human and environmental costs of textile and apparel production: Luisa Cevese, founder of Riedzioni in... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
04/04
Tuesday
Tue. April 4, 2017
6:30pm to 8:00pm
In conjunction with the exhibition Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse, a discussion with two fashion leaders whose companies are at the forefront of the industry’s sustainability movement. Eileen Fisher, who founded her namesake company in 1984, and Nellie Cohen, Patagonia’s Worn Wear program manager, will explain how their organizations have innovated the reuse of... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
04/19
Wednesday
Wed. April 19, 2017
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Delve into The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s with Cooper Hewitt curators Sarah D. Coffin and Emily M. Orr, and Stephen Harrison, curator of decorative art and design from the Cleveland Museum of Art. Discover how Americans adopted and created multiple styles in the 1920s for new fashions, architecture, and decor, and learn... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
05/04
Thursday
Thu. May 4, 2017
6:30pm to 8:00pm
In conjunction with The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s, a Design Talk on the revolutionary fashion trends that marked the era, with special emphasis on style in New York and the influence of Paris.   Find out about Cooper Hewitt’s accessibility services.   The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s is made... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
05/08
Monday
Mon. May 8, 2017
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Over afternoon tea, enjoy an insiders’ perspective of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s. Join the exhibition’s curators Sarah D. Coffin and Emily M. Orr, who will be in conversation with design historian Pauline Metcalf about the pioneering role of American women in the era’s new profession of interior design. Many innovations of the... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
05/18
Thursday
Thu. May 18, 2017
6:00pm to 8:00pm
In 1920s New York, Harlem was the undisputed center of the jazz world. This tour connects the themes of The Jazz Age: American Style of the 1920s to the built environment of this historic neighborhood. Starting at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, historian John Reddick will lead attendees through the streets of Harlem, with... .
Event Address:
Ground Floor, 58 W 129th St, New York, NY 10027
05/24
Wednesday
Wed. May 24, 2017
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Celebrated jazz musician and composer Victor Goines will expand on key aesthetic and cultural themes of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s to explore the innovative and evolving forms of jazz during the decade. Goines will also perform original compositions inspired by objects in the exhibition. Garden  Reception: 6:30 p.m. Lecture: 7 p.m.... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128