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.
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.
Parsons honored Solange as a pioneering figure in fashion, creativity, and innovation. Gucci and Farfetch announced student scholarships during the annual event.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?”
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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In the Headlines
Katya Ekimian, BFA Fashion Design ’21, designed a dress for the Met gala (The New York Times)
A study by NSSR/Milano faculty member Darrick Hamilton sheds new light on America’s racial wealth gap (Think Progress)
A study by NSSR’s Shai Davidai confirms that you’re really going to regret not chasing your crazy dreams (Inc.)
Susan Rubin, Illustration ’82, is an accomplished pet trainer, and gives her recommendations for a healthier life for senior dogs (Consumer Advocates)
Alexandra Délano, chair of Global Studies, penned an op-ed on how the Mexican government supports its ‘migrant heroes’ while shunning individuals who are deported back to the country (The Los Angeles Times)