Weekly Events Calendar: 5.16.07

Weekly Events Calendar: 5.16.07

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Maxwell Ryan
May 16, 2007

Art & Design Events...

  • International Contemporary Furniture Fair
    • More than 23,000 interior designers, architects, retailers, designers, manufacturers, representatives, distributors, and developers.
    • May 19th through 22nd
    • Jacob Javitz Center
  • Meatpacking Design District Week
    • Colliding Worlds of Design, Fashion and Art--30 exhibitions, events and panel discussions.
    • May 19th through 22nd
    • Throughout Meatpacking District. Email abe@abenyc.com for more details.
  • Fresh Crop: Design Entrepreneurs
    • School of Visual Arts presents socially and environmentally aware products developed by 19 students graduating from the MFA Design Department at SVA.
    • Through May 19th
    • Visual Arts Gallery, 209 East 23rd St.
  • Made to Scale: Staircase Masterpieces
    • Eugene Thaw collection of staircase models, which is the largest known collection of these works outside of France
    • Through June 3rd
    • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
  • Peroni Open Air Gallery
    • Plein-air "sculpture garden" of commonplace objects made new.
    • May 20th, 12-6pm
    • 50-68 Gansevoort, (9th Ave and Washington St.)
  • High Line Festival
    • Tons of events curated by David Bowie focused around the High Line
    • Through May 19th
    • All over Chelsea
  • Housing Works Design on a Dime Benefit
    • Room vignettes by 17 top interior designers filled with new furniture, housewares, and artwork all at 70% off retail.
    • Opening Preview--May 17th, 6-9pm, Public Viewing May 18th and 19th
    • The Altman Building, 135 West 18th St. 212.645.8111 x164
  • Haute Green Competition/Exhibit
    • Exhibit of the best in sustainable contemporary design for the home.
    • May 19th through 22nd
    • Preview: May 16, 7-9pm at DWR Flatiron, 903 Broadway at 20th Street
    • 33 West 19th Street (bet 5th and 6th Ave)
  • 17 Swedish Designers
    • A show of products by women working in graphic, textile, furniture and ceramic design
    • Through June 10th
    • Just Scandinavian, 161 Hudson St, 212.334.2556
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