Enrique Chagoya at work on the new commission for the show.

The New School Presents Re-Imagining Orozco

The New School Art Collection and the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons present Re-Imagining Orozco, a multimedia exhibition exploring the legacy of influential Mexican artist Jose Clemente Orozco’s mural cycle, A Call to Revolution and Table of Universal Brotherhood, at The New School. Coinciding with the Bicentennial of the Mexican Revolution, the exhibition […]

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Scene from M.E. Mackenzie's The Best Thing I Ever Done

The New School Presents Truth Be Told

Truth Be Told, a film festival premiering 14 documentary shorts that examine New York City, directed by recent graduates of its Documentary Media Studies program. Screenings will be held from Tuesday, June 1 through Thursday, June 3 from 7-9 p.m. in the university’s historic Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street. They are free and open […]

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Joe Mantello will be the distinguished artist-in-residence for the 2010—2011 academic year

The New School for Drama Names Joe Mantello 2010-2011 Artist-in-Residence

The New School for Drama has announced that the award-winning director Joe Mantello will be the distinguished artist-in-residence for the 2010, 2011 academic year. Mantello’s directing credits include the wildly popular Wicked, as well as Assassins and Take Me Out, each of which earned him a Tony Award for directing. As an actor, Mantello earned […]

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Limiting Knowledge in a Democracy: A Social Research Conference

Should the government limit knowledge to protect citizens? What restrictions undermine the republic? How can a democracy navigate the space where government privilege and public interest intersect? The New School for Social Research and its flagship journal, Social Research: An International Quarterly, address these central questions of the post-9/11 era in the final three sessions […]

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Mannes College The New School for Music Announces Summer 2010 Institutes, Festivals, and Seminars

New York, NY, May 12, 2010, Mannes College The New School for Music will present a stirring array of classical and contemporary music institutes, festivals, and seminars. These include The Tenth Annual Mannes Beethoven Institute,June 1-June 7; The Institute and Festival for Contemporary Performance, June 14-23; The Tenth Annual New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes, […]

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Spinner-and-Ghostly by JP Morales based on a story by Sebastian (age 11)

Parsons Illustration Teams with Brooklyn Superhero Store

Parsons The New School for Design and the nonprofit 826NYC, which based out of the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company, have joined forces to present Superheroes & Super-Villains, a collaborative project in which local youth and Parsons illustration students created comic book characters.

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The New School Unveils Design For University Center

The Board of Trustees at The New School endorsed a plan yesterday to create a major campus hub at 65 Fifth Avenue, a university-owned site between 13th and 14th Streets. The University Center, as the building will be known, will add 365,000 square feet for an array of uses including new academic space, an auditorium […]

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Parsons Watertable video

Parsons to Exhibit at ICFF

Parsons The New School for Design presents FLOW, a special exhibition of student work, at this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). The exhibition, on view May 15-18 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, features a juried body of work from students in the product design program that explores the theme of flow, including […]

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Honorees William K. Fung and Vera Wang with Parsons Dean Joel Towers

Dr. William K. Fung and Vera Wang Honored at Parsons 2010 Fashion Benefit

At its annual benefit to raise funds for scholarships and academic programs, Parsons The New School for Design honored Dr. William K. Fung, Group Managing Director of Li & Fung Limited, and designer Vera Wang last evening at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers. The event raised $1.2 million for the school, a leader in design education […]

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New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Nicholas D. Kristof to Speak at Three-Day Conference on Adolescent Girls

Adolescent girls, nearly 500 million living in developing countries, will be the focus of the 5th international conference, organized by The New School Graduate Program in International Affairs and UNICEF, that will bring together more than 200 people from 30 organizations and agencies representing over 20 countries to promote international discussion around engaging and empowering […]

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