Participants will explore new materials and techniques to design an accessory with Brooklyn-based designer, Lorna Nixon.

Lorna Nixon is a Brooklyn-based British Fashion Accessories designer. Educated at Cordwainers, London College of Fashion, one of the leading leather-craft schools in the world, with alumni including Jimmy Choo. Lorna is the two-time recipient of a Swarovski sponsored handbag competition, 2009 & 2011. Launching her first collection in Swarovski’s atelier store.

DESIGN KIDS HOURS

Session 1: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Session 2: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

PROGRAM FAQ

CAN I BRING MY GROUP TO THE PROGRAM?

We are unable to accommodate groups.

CAN I LEAVE MY CHILD?

Caretakers must remain with their child for the duration of the program.

WHAT IS MY ROLE AS THE CAREGIVER IN THIS PROGRAM?

We require that caregivers actively participate in our workshops. Caregivers are responsible for helping their child with their individual projects and are expected to manage any behavioral challenges that might be disruptive to the group. Caretakers must stay with their child for the duration of the program.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM?

All programming is on a first-come, first-serve basis. You cannot reserve a ticket online. We recommend arriving to the event location fifteen minutes before scheduled programming begins to ensure a spot.  If the program is full when you arrive, we invite you to join a later session.

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