Art & Design Events...
• June is Outdoors/Gardening Month at Apartment Therapy
• July is Green Design at Home Month! Stay Tuned.
Tapestry in Architecture: Creating Human Spaces
• Highlighting eleven intricately woven, delicately patterned works designed to complement contemporary public interiors
• July 10th through August 14th
• Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street, 212.832.1155
• Annual clean energy, art and music festival. This year Solar Pavilion 3 will be a lightweight, deployable structure that will experiment with eco-friendly materials.
• June 26 through 29th
• Stuyvesant Cove Park, East Side Drive and 23rd Street
Alexander Calder and George Nakashima
• Compare the material ingenuity and superb craftsmanship of these two artists.
• Through June 28th
• Tina Kim Gallery, 545 W 25th Street
• Everyday objects become icons
• Through June 29th
• The Vitra Store, 29 Ninth Avenue
Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe
• R. Buckminster Fuller, whose theories and innovations traversed the worlds of architecture, visual art, literature, mathematics, molecular biology, and environmental science and have had a deep impact on all of those fields.
• June 26th-September 21st
• Whitney Museum, 945 Madison Avenue
Supper Club: Urban Forager and Committed Locavore
• Leda Meredith shares her experience of "The 250" (diet sourced from within a 250 mile radius of Park Slope, Brooklyn since August 2007),and reads from her new memoir, Botany, Ballet and Dinner from Scratch: A Memoir with Recipes.
• June 29th, 5:30, potluck dinner, 6:30 talk
• reBar, 147 Front Street, DUMBO
• Over 200 vendors of vintage furniture, clothing and antiques alongside new designs by local makers of everything from jewelry to textiles.
• Every Sunday, 10am to 5pm (rain or shine)
• Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School on Lafayette Ave. between Clermont and Vanderbilt Ave., Fort Greene, Brooklyn
ABC Home Launches Earth Day Campaign
• ABC Home is partnering with 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement on its Carbon Poverty Reduction Program. For every piece of goodwood furniture purchased at ABC Home, a tree will be planted in Kenya to replenish rapidly diminishing biodiversity.
• 888 Broadway, 212.473.3000