Weekly Events Calendar: 04.26.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 04.26.06

Jill Slater
Apr 26, 2006

Dorothy Draper at MCNY

Art & Design Events...

  • The High Style of Dorothy Draper: New York's Decorating Maven
    • Pioneer of Interior Design from 1925-1960. Approaching design as entertainment, Dorothy Draper was named the most influential tastemaker of the time in America.
    • Opens May 2nd
    • Museum of the City of New York, 1220 5th Ave, (103rd St.) 212.534.1672
  • Antique Garden Furniture Show & Sale
    • 14th annual sale of garden ornaments, featuring more than thirty exhibitors, tours, lectures, and demonstrations
    • April 28th through April 30th
    • New York Botanical Garden, Conservatory Tent, Bronx River Parkway & Fordham Rd. 718.817.8700
  • Tribeca Open Studios
    • 10th Annual Artists in their Studio tour
    • April 29th through May 1st, 1-6pm
    • TriBeCa, 212.479.7317
  • The Metropolis Next Generation Design Competition Winner's Party
    • An evening of inspiring design & energizing networking, honoring the winner of the 3rd annual Metropolis Next Generation Design Prize.
    • April 26, 2006, Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served
    • Art Directors Club, 106 West 29th Street (at 6th Avenue), New York, NY.
    • RSVP: nextparty@metropolismag.com
  • Amanda Mathis: Bringing Down the House
    • Amanda Mathis uses common building materials to meticulously recreate large sections of rooms--a wall, a doorway, a corner--and then presents them in unexpected ways.
    • April 6th through May 6th
    • James Nicholson Gallery, 547 West 27th Street, 2nd Floor, NY, 212.967.5700
  • Grand Central Portraits: People in a New Town Square
    • Photographer John Sarsgard views the Beaux Arts masterpiece and the people that pass through it as a kind of social crossroads.
    • Through May 18.
    • Municipal Arts Society's Urban Center 457 Madison Avenue, 212.935.2075
  • Garden Paradise
    • Artists explore the idea of garden as paradise: with its beauty and darkness
    • April 19th through May 24th
    • The Arsenal Gallery in Central Park, 5th Avenue at 64th St.
  • Olivo Barbieri: Site_Specific
    • Global photo investigation into the nature of cities from 300 to 500 feet above ground with a large-format camera and a tilt-focus lens
    • Through May 13th
    • Yancey Richardson Gallery, 535 West 22nd St.
  • Mind the Gap
    • Through sculpture, photography, video, performance, and urban-scale architectural interventions, artists amplify and animate the urban void
    • March 18th through April 30th
    • Smack Mellon Gallery, 92 Plymouth Street, Dumbo, Brooklyn 718.834.8761.
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