Weekly Events Calendar: 05.02.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 05.02.06

Jill Slater
May 3, 2006

Jay-Lo desk by Brave Space at BKLYN DESIGNS

Art & Design Events...

  • BklynDesigns 2006
    • Major design fair highlighting the best of Brooklyn
    • May 12th through May 14th
    • St. Ann's Warehouse, 38 Water Street, Brooklyn
  • Design in Bloom
    • Traditional Home and New York Design Center are celebrating interior designers and holding a silent auction to benefit a local women’s breast cancer organization--Women’s Outreach Network.
    • May 9th , RSVP to 877.714.8641
    • New York Design Center, 200 Lexington Avenue at 33rd Street.
  • Design Week in NYC
    • Tons of events, lectures, parties, tours all about design
    • May 20th through May 23rd
    • Meatpacking District, Jacob Javitz Center, Chelsea, Williamsburg
  • Haute Green 2006
    • An exhibition of the best in sustainable design
    • May 20th through May 22nd, Reception May 22nd, 7-10pm
    • 70 North 6th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn
  • 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
  • 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.
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