Art & Design Events...
• August is escapes month at Apartment Therapy!
• September is Pet's Month. Stay Tuned!!
Holistic Interior Workshop
• Workshop includes lessons on living green, color consultations, space design, and more
• August 31st, 1-5pm
• Atmananda Yoga & Holistic Centre, 324 Lafayette St., 7th floor, 917.445.2914
Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary
• Exhibition features 50 contemporary artists from 17 countries who transform discarded, commonplace, or valueless manufactured and mass-produced objects into extraordinary works of art.
• September 27th through March 1st, 2009
• Museum of Art and Design, 2 Columbus Circle (New Location!)
Architecture and Arrangement
• Exhibit of people's immediate environments.
• Through September 23rd
• LUMAS 77 Wooster Street, 212.219.9497
NY Designs for the Green Forum
• Participants will learn how successful industry professionals and business leaders have applied sustainable design principles to their design practice and network with design professionals and green service providers during the cocktail party.
• September 17th
• NY Designs, 45-50 30th Street [Between Thomson Ave. and 47th Ave.], Long Island City. 718.663.8402
Richard Deacon: Assembly
• Deacon presents ceramic work as public art in the park.
• Through August 24th
• Madison Square Park, NYC.
Metropolitan Home and Showtime Networks' Showhouse
• Famous designers will transform rooms of a Gramercy Park Greek revival town house, inspired by Showtime's lineup including Dexter™, Californication, The Tudors, Weeds, The L-Word® and United States of Tara.
• Tours run September 13th through October 26th on Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm. ($25 entry fee benefits the Happy Hearts Fund charity)
• 23 Grammercy Park South, 1.323.966.4600
The Astroland Archives Photography Exhibit: Back to the Future
• The Coney Island History Project presents an exhibit of images and ephemera from the earliest days of Astroland, Coney's space-age amusement park.
• Through September 1st
• The Coney Island History Project's Exhibition Center under the Cyclone Roller Coaster, 1000 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn
• Collection of sixty design objects carefully chosen by the artist in collaboration with some prestigious firms which manufactured them.
• Through September 5th
• Italian Cultural Institute of New York
Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling
• Five Architecture firms have built prefab homes in the parking lot next to the MoMa. Inside, prefab projects spanning the past 180 years fill the galleries.
• Through October 20
• Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd St.; 212.708.9400
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.
• Through September 21st
• Whitney Museum, 945 Madison Avenue
• 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