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5 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Art Talks
Wild by Design | Margie Ruddick, Robin Elmslie Osler, Annette Rose-Shapiro | Architectural Explorations in Books Series Event
FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED Registration does not guarantee admission. For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. Margie Ruddick, the pioneering landscape designer and author of Wild by Design and acclaimed architect Robin Elmslie Osler meet at the crossroads of design, ecology and urbanism to explore whether nature, in all its unruly wildness, can be an integral part of eve…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Sat, March 4
@ 2:30 p.m.
Art Talks
Moving the Waters, Catskill Dreams: New York City’s Liquid Assets | Margaret Cogswell, Diane Galusha | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED Registration does not guarantee admission. For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. In conjunction with the exhibition Moving the Water(s): Croton Fugues and honoring the centennial anniversary of the initiation of the Catskill Aqueduct which in 1917 brought water from the Catskills more than 100 miles away, Margaret Cogswell and Diane Galusha di…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Wed, March 15
@ 6:30 p.m.
Art Talks
The Arcades Project in New York | Kenneth Goldsmith, David Kishik, Eric Jarosinski | Art and Literature Series Event
FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED Registration does not guarantee admission. For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. Two writers, Kenneth Goldsmith and David Kishik, unbeknownst to each other, wrote books reimagining Walter Benjamin's unfinished masterpiece about Paris in the 19th century, The Arcades Project, as being completed in New York in the 20th. While Kishik wrote a hist…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Wed, April 19
@ 6:30 p.m.
Revival Type | Paul Shaw, Jonathan Hoefler, Tracy Ma | Design and Style Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 6 PM. There are over 200,000 typefaces (fonts) available today. This has led many people to ask why we need new ones. Moreover, why do we need new versions of older typefaces? The notion of reviving past typefaces began in the Victorian era and took permanent root when William Morris looked to 15th century Venice as a source for his Kelmscott Press types. Since then revivals of classic types—an often-debated term—has become a routine activity for type foundr…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomBook Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Wed, May 17
@ 6:30 p.m.
Art Talks
Ancient Skies, Ancient Trees | Beth Moon, Renate Aller | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE—The Corner Room doors open at 6:00 PM Celebrating the publication of the new book Ancient Skies, Ancient Trees, the critically acclaimed photographer Beth Moon and photographer Renate Aller discuss Moon's encounters with the world’s most ancient collection of great arboreal specimens. Fornax, archival Pigment Print. Copyright ©2014 Beth Moon. Beth Moon delves into her artistic process and the experience of photographing the world’s oldest trees in the darkest places on earth. The…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students

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