NYC Textile Month with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

09/15/2018

09/15/2018

12:00 To 16:00

220 36th St., Brooklyn, NY 11232

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/event/nyc-textile-month-industry-city-09-15-2018/

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Event Description

Celebrate NYC Textile Month with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center! Join us on Saturday, September 15 at Brooklyn’s Industry City, 220 36th Street, for design workshops. We invite all audiences to come gain exposure to design and the design process. No prior experience with design is needed to participate.

12:00 PM–2:00 PM: TEXTILE DESIGN WORKSHOP— EXPLORE COLOR AND PATTERN
Participants will play with color, pattern and other design elements to design textiles with San Francisco-based designer PJ Gubatina Policarpio and Cynthia Alberto, Founder and CEO of Weaving Hand. This is a free event and offered on a first-come, first-served basis to audiences of all ages. Children must be over the age of 5 to participate.

This event is free. Registration is not required.

2:30–3:00 PM: COOPER HEWITT CONVERSATIONS
Join Cooper Hewitt curator Susan Brown in conversation with PJ Gubatina Policarpio to discover how the rich history of textiles informs current techniques and innovations. Geek out on the past, present, and future of textile design! This is a free event and offered on a first-come, first-served basis to audiences of all ages.

This event is free. Registration is not required.

3:00–4:00 PM: TEXTILE DESIGN WORKSHOP— EXPLORE WEAVING TECHNIQUES
Make your own textile with San Francisco-based designer PJ Gubatina Policarpio and  Cynthia Alberto, Founder and CEO of Weaving Hand.! Learn the traditional indigenous back strap weaving technique, and leave with your own sample weaving. All materials will be provided. Recommended for audiences 18 years and older. Registration is required. $30 General Admission; $20 Cooper Hewitt Member, Student, Educator; $10 Seniors.

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We look forward to seeing you at Brooklyn’s Industry City. Please bring your friends and family and share the news about this event.

Contact Information

cheducation@si.edu