Weekly Events Calendar: 10.05.05

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Art & Design Events…

  • Turning Leaf Vineyards’ “Leafscapes” – Gardening and Greening by Design
    • Gayla Trail, author of You Grow Girl, gives a free lesson on DIY urban gardening & greening
    • Cookbook author Tyler Florence offers food & wine pairings, featuring seasonal specialties
    • Today, 3 – 5pm
    • 632 Hudson St (between Jane and Horatio)
    • RSVP 646.292.5298
  • 4th Annual Daffodil Project
    • If you are willing to plant daffodils on a street or in a park, New Yorkers for Parks will give you some of the 100,000 bulbs it is distributing this Saturday.
    • Various locations in all five boroughs. 212.838.9410
    • October 8th, 10am–1pm.
  • Field Experiments in art-architecture-landscape: Hombroich spaceplacelab
    • View 14 projects integrating art, architecture and landscape by renowned architects and artists from around the world. Hombroich spaceplacelab is a laboratory for alternative modes of living.
    • October 7th, 12-1pm
    • Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, 212.358.6111
  • Design Seminar
    • Furniture designer Bill Raftery discusses his new products and why he feels one set of eyes isn’t enough.
    • Paoli Showrrom, 200 Lexington Ave., 11th floor, 212.460.5050 ext. 14
    • RSVP: paulag@bgarep.com
  • Armory’s Modern Show
    • 20th century art and furniture
    • AT’s very own Maxwell Ryan will lead a discussion on “Developing an Eye” on Saturday,
    • October 14th, 15th & 16th , 11-7pm
    • Lexington Avenue and 26th Street in Gramercy Park, 212.255.0020
  • Art Billboards
    • Alex Katz’s “Give Me Tomorrow” at 40 East 4th St
    • Gary Hume’s “Cheerleader” at 55 Houston St
    • Lisa Sanditz’s “Tie-Dye in the Wilderness” 343 Canal St
  • Extreme Textiles
    • Exhibit of over 150 highly-engineered, technical textiles and products
    • Through October 23rd
    • Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, 2 E. 91st St., 212.849.8400
  • Gallerie Illy
    • Art, classes, coffee
    • Through December 15th
    • 382 West Broadway, Soho
  • Dutch Disturbance 2005
    • Judith van den Boom at The Future Perfect
    • Collection of porcelain figurines and vases with a fresh look at traditional Dutch identity
    • Through October 6th
    • 115 N 6th St. 718 599 6278