Weekly Events Calendar: 06.14.06

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Art & Design Events…

  • Charles Street Sidewalk Sale (NOTE: this is BOSTON)
    • More than 25 Beacon Hill merchants including Koo de Kir and Good open their doors and spill out onto the street for festive shopping, bargaining, and cocktails
    • June 23rd and 24th (rain date June 25th)
    • Charles Street, Beacon Hill, Boston
  • Design E2: Screening and Discussion
    • E2: The Economies of Being Environmentally Conscious is an original multipart television series on PBS. A short discussion with the producer and director will follow the screening of two episodes.
    • June 22nd 6:15pm-8:00pm
    • Lecture hall, Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place @ 3rd Street
    • Rsvp@aiany.org or 212.358.6111
  • Affordable Art Fair
    • Over 60 International galleries will exhibit and sell paintings, drawings, sculptures, video, photography, and limited edition prints from $100-$5000
    • June 16th through 18th
    • Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th St, 212.255.2003
  • Father’s Day In Central Park
    • Tour and Concert, Mannes College of Music Brass Quintet in the South Garden
    • June 18th, 2pm (tour), 3pm (concert)
    • Conservatory Garden, Central Park, 104th to 106th Sts. 212.794.6564
  • Boerum Hill House & Garden Tour
    • Self-guided tour of ten unique spaces with special food and drink offers at neighborhood restaurants, followed by posttour reception
    • June 15th, 1-5pm
    • Start at Bishop Mugavero Center, 155 Dean St. at Hoyt St.
  • Design On A Dime Benefit
    • Housing Works Thrift Shops and domino Magazine Team up
      To Fight Homelessness & AIDS–100% Proceeds benefit Housing Works, which provides health care, housing, advocacy and supportive services for homeless New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS
    • Big Sale June 16th and 17th, 11am-6pm
    • 547 West 21st Street, bet. 10th & 11th Avenues, 212.645.8111 ext. 164
  • From Wood to Architecture
    • Photos and models of 17 wood dominated buildings in Finland
    • Through August 25th
    • The Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave. (38th St.) 212.879.9779
  • The High Style of Dorothy Draper: New York’s Decorating Maven
    • Pioneer of Interior Design from 1925-1960. Approaching design as entertainment, Dorothy Draper was named the most influential tastemaker of the time in America.
    • Museum of the City of New York, 1220 5th Ave, (103rd St.) 212.534.1672