Weekly Events Calendar: 11.01.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 11.01.06

Jill Slater
Nov 1, 2006

Eva Zeisel celebrates her 100th birthday next week!

Art & Design Events...

  • Eva Zeisel at 100: A Lifetime of Masterwork in Design
    • Featuring nearly 100 original pieces of innovative design, in ceramics, furniture, glassware, metal, and textile designs from Zeisel’s personal collection. Eva's 100th birthday on November 13, 2006.
    • Through November 8th
    • Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 144 West 14th St
  • Dieter Rams: Art of Reason
    • Installation celebrating two masterworks of late 20th century Modernism, the 606 Universal Shelving System (1960) and the 620 Chair Program (1962)
    • Through November 05, 2006
    • Moss Gallery, 146 Greene Street
  • Freecycle NYC Autumn Clutter Harvest Freemeet!
    • Bring your unwanted, reusable, portable goods to the FreeMeet. You don't need to bring anything to take anything. Music by WNYU and other live acts while you swap.
    • November 4th
    • NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Rm. 802
  • Canstruction
    • More than thirty installations made with canned food
    • November 9th through 22nd
    • The New York Design Center, 200 Lexington Ave. at 32nd St.
  • Greening Your Office
    • Eco-friendly strategies for the workplace. A tour of Cook & Fox architects will be followed by an open discussion on how to lead the effort in your own office. Refreshments will be offered.
    • November 7th, 6-8pm
    • Cook+Fox Architects, 641 6th Avenue, 8th Fl., ahartley@cookplusfox.com
  • “False Flat: Why Dutch Design is so Good Today”
    • Aaron Betsky, Director, Netherlands Architecture Institute, discusses how the current strength of contemporary Dutch design comes out of the particularities and traditions of Dutch culture, history, and geography.
    • November 2nd, 6-7:30pm
    • Museum of Arts & Design, 40 West 53rd St
  • Decoration--Urban Center Books Discussion
    • Panel discusses decoration in design, planning, landscape and education. Decoration is the first book-format issue of the architectural journal 306090.
    • November 3rd, 6:30-8pm
    • Municipal Arts Society, 457 Madison Ave., rsvp@mas.org or 212.935.2075
  • Alternative Landscape Components: A New Land Art
    • A radical new direction in Dennis Oppenheim's work, involving highly artificial, manmade landscapes of trees, hedges and flowers that clash with and comment on the natural landscape.
    • Through November 8th
    • The Arsenal, 5th Ave. and 64th St., AND large scale outdoor installations at Thomas Paine Park/Foley Square, 212.360.8163
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