Weekly Events Calendar: 03.22.06

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Art & Design Events…

  • Municipal Arts Society Walking Tour: Back to Bushwick
    • One of Brooklyn’s original six towns, Bushwick was mostly developed in the 19th century with streets of rowhouses, mansions, churches and breweries.
    • Meet at the intersection of Myrtle Ave. and Broadway. (Transit: J, M trains to Myrtle Ave.)
  • The Next Industrial Revolution: Film Screening and Discussion
    • Shot in Europe and the US, this film explores how businesses transform themselves to work with nature and enhance profitability.
    • March 27th, 6-7pm. Wine, cheese & discussion to follow
    • Materials for the Arts/Department of Cultural Affairs, 33-00 Northern Blvd, 3 Floor, Long Island City. To RSVP: 718-729-3001 x218.
  • Designing and Building Your Own Green/ Environmentally Healthy Home or Apartment
    • How can individual home owners, renters, and builders transform their living spaces into green homes? Each class will cover practical, technical, and theoretical information on a variety of topics ranging from energy efficiency to rooftop gardens to lighting and insulation. The course will also feature a tour of local green buildings.
    • CUNY Continuing Education, 365 Fifth Avenue (34th St,)
    • 6 Tuesdays, March 14th-April 18th 7-9pm $250. 212.817.8215, or email continuinged@gc.cuny.edu
  • 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.
  • Reinventing New York
    • SVA Interior Design graduates explore the changing character of New York by looking at how existing spaces can become new ones.
    • March 23rd through March 30th
    • The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South
  • Floral Design by NY Botanical Garden in conjunction with Cooper Union
    • Learn how to create basic centerpieces and arrangements
    • Eight Wednesdays, starting April 19th, 6:30-8:30pm. $336
  • Andrea Zittel: Critical Space
    • Social and domestic spaces as fine art
    • Through May 27th
    • New Museum of Contemporary Art, 556 West 22nd St., 212.219.1222