Parsons Festival 2015 Celebrates Next Generation of Art and Design Leaders

The New School’s Parsons School of Design presents its fifth annual Parsons Festival, an array of exhibitions, presentations, installations, workshops, symposia, gallery openings and performances that celebrate the next generation of artists and designers working in a range of disciplines.

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bell hooks and First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray To Talk Critical Thinking At The New School

The New School is pleased to welcome author, activist and feminist bell hooks and Chirlane McCray, first lady of New York City and chair of the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, in a conversation about critical thinking and healing in contemporary society.

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Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation, Haitian Artisan Paula Coles and The New School’s Parsons School of Design Bolsters Haiti’s Artisan Community through Design, Organization, Training (DOT) Center

The Urban Zen Foundation, founded by fashion designer Donna Karan, along with Haitian artisan and businesswoman Paula Coles and The New School’s Parsons School of Design, announce the creation of The DOT center (Design, Organization and Training), a new artisan vocational training center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The launch of the Center is a significant part of Karan’s commitment […]

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The New School’s Mannes School Of Music And Parsons School Of Design Co-present The Nyc Premiere Of Jonathan Dove Opera Flight, May 9 & 10

The New School’s Mannes School of Music and Parsons School of Design co-present the New York City premiere of Flight, by composer Jonathan Dove. Music students from Mannes Opera and Mannes Orchestra will perform the three-act opera, in a fully-staged production featuring costume and set design by students from Parsons, The New School’s world-renowned art […]

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Sanctions and Divestments Conference at The New School

The Center for Public Scholarship presents the 33rd Social Research conference, dedicated to exploring the ways in which sanctions and divestments have been used to influence the policies of governments regarding important issues like nuclear disarmament, climate change, and human rights.

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Glenn Ligon Unveils Important New Installation at The New School

The New School hosts an opening reception and celebration of the unveiling of Glenn Ligon’s “For Comrades and Lovers,” a striking, site-specific installation for the university.

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Design Intelligence Conference At The New School

Parsons School of Design at The New School hosts the second annual Design Intelligence Conference at the New School and will feature a lineup of industry leading design professionals and innovators. This event is open to both New School students and the greater design community and will explore the question What Can Design Intelligence Do? In addition to keynote addresses, […]

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Parsons School of Design Announces New Dean of Fashion

The New School is pleased to announce the appointment of Burak Cakmak as the new Dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons School of Design. Cakmak will join the top-ranked fashion program in early August, overseeing all areas of the school. 

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THE NEW SCHOOL’S SPRING 2015 PUBLIC PROGRAMMING: WRITING & LITERATURE

  The New School presents its 2015 spring semester public programming in writing and literature. Since its founding in 1919, The New School has been one of New York City’s best-known sites for readings, author interviews, and literature events with leading authors and thinkers.

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THE NEW SCHOOL’S SPRING 2015 PUBLIC PROGRAMMING: POLITICS, POLICY & GOVERNMENT

The New School presents its 2015 spring semester public programming in politics, policy, and government. Since its founding in 1919, The New School has been a leader in political and social thought in New York City, with a lectures, conferences, and seminars led by world-renowned thinkers.

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