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Earth Manual Project

Exhibitions Feature Design Solutions For Disaster Preparedness

Parsons School of Design at The New School and The Japan Foundation Asia Centerannounce the opening of “Earth Manual Project – This Could Save Your Life,”featuring design solutions for disaster preparedness. The exhibition is on view September 27 through December 12 at Parsons’ Sheila C. Johnson Design Center.

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Parsons School of Design and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Debut Full Collection of Redesigned Orchestral Garments

Created in collaboration with Under Armour, Uniqlo, and Eileen Fisher, the new garments will be unveiled on June 8th at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and June 9th at The Music Center at Strathmore.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 21:  (L-R) Honorees Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri, Solange Knowles and Founder and CEO of Farfetch Jose Neves attend the 70th Annual Parsons Benefit on May 21, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for The New School)

The 70th Annual Parsons Benefit Raises $2.26 Million for Student Scholarships at The New School

Parsons honored Solange as a pioneering figure in fashion, creativity, and innovation. Gucci and Farfetch announced student scholarships during the annual event.

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Commencement 2018

The New School Honors Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gellert With Honorary Degrees at 82nd Commencement Exercises

The New School celebrated its 2018 graduating class and honored preeminent multimedia artist Glenn Ligon, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Hilton Als, photographer and documentarian Camilo José Vergara, social entrepreneur and Crisis Text Line CEO Nancy Lublin; and philanthropist, Windcrest Partners co-founder, and longtime New School Trustee Michael Gellert with honorary degrees at its 82nd commencement exercises.

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StreetSeats2018

Parsons School Of Design Presents Street Seats, a Sustainably Designed Pop-up Seating Space for New Yorkers to Sit, Socialize, and People-watch

Parsons School of Design at The New School presents Street Seats, a sustainably designed temporary public space for New Yorkers to sit, socialize, and people-watch. It will be unveiled May May 15.

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Parsons Festival 2018

Parsons Festival 2018 Features Innovative, Socially Engaged Art, Design, and Technology

The New School’s Parsons School of Design presents Parsons Festival 2018, a celebration of the leading art and design school and the creative and intellectual achievements of its graduating students.

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Collaboratory

Collaboratory Symposium 2018: A Symposium On Socially-engaged Learning And Public Scholarship

Collaboratory Symposium 2018, a day-long symposium in which academics and activists will take a deep-dive into questions around socially engaged learning, practice, and scholarship.

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Seeds of Change;Maria Thereza Alves Exhibit, Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics, 2016-2018, New York-A Botany of Colonization

Vera List Center For Art and Politics at The New School Presents Ballast Flora Gardens at Sites Across New York City

The High Line, Pioneer Works and Weeksville Heritage Centercome together for A Ballast Flora Garden, a project exploring colonialism, slavery, and global commerce through the lens of displaced plants in ballast, the waste material historically used to balance ships in maritime trade.

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MakeNYCMoreSustainable

The New School Launches a Sustainability Contest on Earth Day Using MTA Metrocards — 50,000 Metrocards Will Include a Challenge for Subway Riders: “How Would You Make NYC More Sustainable?”

The New School, a university in Greenwich Village, will be using MetroCards to launch a unique contest in which New Yorkers will be asked — via an announcement printed on the back of 50,000 subway cards — ‘How would you make New York City more sustainable?”

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Design, Justice, And Zero Waste: Exploring Pathways To The Circular Economy

Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School and GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) host Design, Justice & Zero Waste: Exploring Pathways to a Circular Economy conference and research collaborative.

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