New season, new design events. After the incredible New York Fashion Week, it’s time for My Design Agenda to present you 5 amazing design events that you can’t miss during this fall. Take a look:
Organized by the Center for Architecture in collaboration with over 80 partners and sponsors, NYC’s architecture and design month feature hundreds of events, tours, and exhibitions organized by more than 60 partners across the five boroughs. From the Architecture and Design Film Festival to behind-the-scenes visits to the offices and studios of top architects to lectures by design experts, architecture-themed competitions and parties–and a pop-up library at Four Freedoms Park Conservancy–each year’s version continues to keep the city’s architecture crush going strong.
NATIONAL DESIGN WEEK
Launched in 2006, National Design Week is held each year in conjunction with the National Design Awards, Cooper Hewitt’s largest and most visible education initiative. The museum’s award-winning Education Department features programming that includes programs for teens and kids, career fairs and much more, culminating in a gala and awards ceremony to recognize innovators. In celebration of the event’s 20th anniversary, Cooper Hewitt will offer free admission to all museum visitors during National Design Week.
OPEN HOUSE NEW YORK WEEKEND
October 18 -20
Like the name says, New York City opens its doors for one weekend each year on famous buildings and historic sites for a rare moment of access and interaction with the city and the people who design, build, and preserve it. From historical to contemporary, residential to industrial, hundreds of sites across the five boroughs offer tours, talks, performances, and other special events to help raise our understanding of the importance of architecture and urban design.