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  1. From Farm to Table: New York City's Local Food Movement

    Join Dan Barber, Executive Chef/Co-owner of Blue Hill at Stone Barns and Blue Hill; Michael Hurwitz, Director of Greenmarket; and Ian Marvy, Director and co-founder with Michael Hurwitz of Added...

    04.07.09

  2. HATCHfest Asheville

    HATCHfest is the first international mentoring festival for the creative arts and design world. The mission is: To provide mentorship, education, inspiration and recognition to the next generation...

    04.07.09

  3. The LA Garden Show

    This is a three-day celebration showcasing sustainable gardening practices and edible plants, from fruits and vegetables to herbs and grains, and their decorative and functional uses in gardens....

    04.09.09

  4. Art and Design Book Fair

    Hundreds of new and gently used books on interior design and architecture will be on sale at reduced prices (Students and faculty with valid ID will receive a discount). Highlights include a set of...

    04.09.09

  5. Artist-in-residence Zhang Peili

    Video artist Zhang Peili will discuss the history and future of video in China and will preview examples of his recent work. This panel discussion with feature Peili and Jane Farver, Director, MIT...

    04.09.09

  6. Fourth All-Media Juried Biennial

    The exhibition will include original paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photography, video, computer-generated images, site-specific installations, and performance art from Florida-based...

    04.09.09

  7. BARKitecture CHIQue 2009

    BARKitecture CHIQue 2009

    Great design helps us humans enjoy comfortable, modern lives and since many dogowners consider their furry friends members of their families too, shouldn’t they also benefit from good design?...

    04.30.09

  8. Library of Dust

    Library of Dust

    The Oregon State Insane Asylum, opened in 1883 on a hill just east of Salem and renamed the Oregon State Hospital in 1913, became in part a warehouse for the state’s anonymous unwanted. When...

    04.10.09

  9. Finnish Design & Sustainability

    Interior architect Esa Vesmanen will delve into Scandinavia’s continued commitment to alternative energy, conservation, urban planning, and ecologically and socially sustainable architectural...

    04.13.09

  10. Hands-on Greywater and Rainwater Workshop

    Interested in learning how to retrofit a home to collect rainwater and recycle greywater? Come to this double workshop on rainwater/greywater to learn how. The morning will be about rainwater...

    04.13.09

  11. Los Angeles vs. Las Vegas: Which is the Most Unreal City in America?

    Reality has hit both cities: water grows scarce, space is tighter, cars clog roads and pollute the air, and money is disappearing. Zócalo hosts a panel of experts—including architect...

    04.13.09

  12. The Urban Housing Handbook by Eric Firley

    The Urban Housing Handbook by Eric Firley

    Eric Firley will discuss his recent research for the book The Urban Housing Handbook (Wiley, 2009), co-authored with Caroline Stahl. Exploring the relationship between architecture and the urban...

    04.13.09

  13. Paper: Pressed, Stained, Slashed, Folded

    Paper: Pressed, Stained, Slashed, Folded

    This exhibition of approximately 70 works from MoMA’s collection that explore and manipulate the materiality of paper. Comprising prints and illustrated books as well as drawings and a papier...

    04.14.09

  14. Tangled Alphabets: León Ferrari and Mira Schendel

    Tangled Alphabets: León Ferrari and Mira Schendel

    This is the first major museum retrospective in the United States to survey the work of León Ferrari (Argentine, b. 1920) and Mira Schendel (Brazilian, b. Switzerland, 1919–1988), and...

    04.14.09

  15. Trains and Other Transport,

    Trains and Other Transport,

    This is an opening reception for Minneapolis–based painter Beth Loraine Bowman's new collection of works, Trains and Other Transport.

    04.18.09

  16. Annual Morel Hunt and Lunch

    Annual Morel Hunt and Lunch

    Join mycologist Leon Shernoff and Slow Food Chicago for a guided hunt for morels.  Leon is the editor of  Mushroom The Journal of Wild Mushrooming, the only North American consumer...

    04.20.09

  17. Project Earth Day Fashion Show and Design Competition

    Project Earth Day is dedicated to green design principles and sustainability, and to providing a platform for environmental responsibility and innovation within the fashion industry. Brought to you...

    04.20.09

  18. Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings

    Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings

    This exhibition features a selection of travel sketches, figure drawings and building renderings by one of modernism’s most important architects, Richard Neutra (1892-1970). The pieces range...

    04.20.09

  19. World Premiere of Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes

    World Premiere of Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes

    Denver-based filmmaker Amie Knox of A bar K Productions shot the documentary on location in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Makkum, Indianapolis and New York. The half-hour film explores Jongerius’...

    04.24.09

  20. How to Make Your Older Building More Energy Efficient

    Explore the link between historic preservation and green design to see how preservation can enhance energy efficiency. This workshop will give owners/stewards of historic houses and multi-family...

    04.24.09

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