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Tour a selection of “The Jazz Age: American Style of the 1920s” with curator Sarah Coffin. We’ll be looking at how designers translated the new form of American skyscrapers to furniture and other design objects. Ask questions and we will try and answer some during the tour!
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Cooper Hewitt
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04/25/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
On April 25, 2017, Cooper Hewitt members and guests were joined by Cooper Hewitt Curator Sarah D. Coffin, Head of Product Design and Decorative Arts, and host Ben Macklowe, President of Macklowe Gallery, for an evening of cocktails and a special presentation of extraordinary works of art deco jewelry in celebration of the exhibition "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s."

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On April 25 2017 Cooper Hewitt members and guests were joined by
The Art Newspaper names #JazzAgeAmerica as one of three must-see exhibitions: [ Theartnewspaper.com Link ]
The Art Newspaper names JazzAgeAmerica as one of three mustsee exhibitions:

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Karen Horn
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Experience the creative explosion of the 1920s in "The Jazz Age." The exhibition gives full expression to diversity and dynamism of the decade, with more than 400 examples of interior design, industrial design, decorative art, jewelry, fashion, and architecture, as well as related music and film. Photos by Matt Flynn #JazzAgeAmerica
Experience the creative explosion of the 1920s in The Jazz Age The
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Final weeks! Don't miss "Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse," featuring innovative approaches to reducing textile waste, on view through April 23. [ Cooperhewitt.org Link ] #TextileScraps
Final weeks Dont miss Scraps Fashion Textiles and Creative Reuse featuring innovative

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Marguerita Mergentime designed vibrant printed fabrics that enlivened 1930s American households with color, humor, and entertainment. A member of the influential American Union of Decorative Artists and Craftsmen, Mergentime worked alongside designers Donald Deskey, Russel Wright, and architect Frederick Kiesler.

In the recently published "Marguerita Mergentime: American Textiles, Modern...
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Marguerita Mergentime designed vibrant printed fabrics that enlivened 1930s Amer

Rediscovering the Textiles of Marguerita Mergentime

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Press announcement: Grammy winning jazz musician Esperanza Spalding guest curates next exhibition in Cooper Hewitt's "Selects" series, opening June 9: [ S.si.edu Link ]
Press announcement Grammy winning jazz musician Esperanza Spalding guest curates

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On April 6, 2017 Cooper Hewitt Members and invited guests celebrated the opening for two new exhibitions, "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s" and "Jeweled Splendors: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Kahn Collection." [ Cooperhewitt.org Link ]

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On April 6 2017 Cooper Hewitt Members and invited guests celebrated the
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After reviewing entries from across the country, Cooper Hewitt is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 National High School Design Competition! This year’s competition challenged students to design a solution for improving a community’s access to healthy, fresh foods. The finalists are: Anne Jang, of Irvine, California; Tova Kleiner, of New York City; and Rostam Reifschneider, of...
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After reviewing entries from across the country Cooper Hewitt is pleased to

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"Visually and historically fascinating" is how chief critic Roberta Smith describes "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s" in today's New York Times. Open to the public today, "The Jazz Age" brings together more than 400 examples of interior design, industrial design, decorative art, jewelry, fashion, and architecture, as well as related music and film, to give full expression to the...
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Preview #JazzAgeAmerica, opening tomorrow, with curator Sarah Coffin. [ Facebook.com Link ]
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On March 30, 2017, Cooper Hewitt Young Patrons, upper level members, and guests were joined by Cooper Hewitt curators for a private tour of Friedman Benda's exhibition "Fay Toodgood: Assemblage 5." Friedman Benda's Carole Hochman and Erica Boginsky led an informative tour of all of the gallery spaces.

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On March 30 2017 Cooper Hewitt Young Patrons upper level members and
On March 7, 2017, Cooper Hewitt members and guests participated in our biannual members' acquisition event. Curators from each of Cooper Hewitt's four main curatorial departments (drawings and prints, textiles, wall coverings, and decorative arts) selected a coveted object for the collection on which members cast their votes. The winning object was purchased with the acquisition fund, towards...
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On March 7 2017 Cooper Hewitt members and guests participated in our
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Celebrated jazz musician and composer Victor Goines will expand on key aesthetic and cultural themes of "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s" to explore the innovative and evolving forms of jazz during the decade. Goines will also perform original compositions inspired by objects in the exhibition.

Garden Reception: 6:30 p.m.
Lecture: 7 p.m.

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Tickets go on sale April 12 Celebrated jazz musician and composer Victor

The Morse Historic Design Lecture with Victor Goines

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In 1920s New York, Harlem was the undisputed center of the jazz world. This tour connects the themes of "The Jazz Age: American Style of the 1920s" to the built environment of this historic neighborhood. Starting at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, historian John Reddick will lead attendees through the streets of Harlem, with stops at historic homes and Jazz Age landmarks. The walk will...
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In 1920s New York Harlem was the undisputed center of the jazz

A Jazz Age Night in Harlem Walking Tour

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Over afternoon tea, enjoy an insiders’ perspective of "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s." Join the exhibition’s curators Sarah D. Coffin and Emily M. Orr, who will be in conversation with design historian Pauline Metcalf about the pioneering role of American women in the era’s new profession of interior design. Many innovations of the Jazz Age involved women—as designers, pioneers of...
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Tea and Talk: The Jazz Age

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