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Pixar: The Design of Story

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Exhibitions New York, New York, U.S.A. October 8, 2015 - August 7, 2016
Pixar: The Design of Story

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum provides a behind-the-scenes look at Pixar, the pioneering studio where each day animators dream up new landscapes, buildings, characters and costumes. The paintings, pencil…

Classic Plastics

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Exhibitions Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 8, 2016 - August 31, 2016
Classic Plastics

The Design Exchange presents this exhibition of rare objects that illustrate how plastics have inspired and influenced designers since it became heavily used in mass production in the 1940s. The show exhibits the ways…

Beauty: Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

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Exhibitions New York, New York, USA February 12, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Beauty: Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the fifth instalment of its popular contemporary design exhibition series. Taking over two floors of the recently renovated museum, the exhibition examines the…

Tattoos: Ritual. Identity. Obsession. Art.

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Exhibitions Toronto, ON, Canada April 2, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Tattoos: Ritual. Identity. Obsession. Art.

Whether honouring a special someone or the result of a wild night out, tattoos have been telling stories for centuries. This show explores the meanings and techniques behind this art…

Culture and Campus Architecture Tour

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Lectures Toronto, ON, Canada May 1, 2016 - October 2, 2016
Culture and Campus Architecture Tour

Get schooled on the architecture of U of T with a midtown walking tour led by the Toronto Society of Architects. The school’s campus is a good primer on key…

Bliss: Gardens Real and Imagined

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Exhibitions Toronto, ON, Canada May 4, 2016 - September 18, 2016
Bliss: Gardens Real and Imagined

Bringing together unique pieces such as a nature-inspired tablecloth from the 1800s with a circa-1900 Japanese kimono, the diverse collection of textiles displayed at this lush exhibition attests to the…

Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art

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Exhibitions Toronto, ON, Canada May 7, 2016 - September 11, 2016
Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art

Fantastic beasts abound in Islamic art and this exhibition at the Aga Khan museum displays depictions of animals – both real and mythological – in manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, glass and…

Elytra Filament Pavilion

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Exhibitions London, UK May 18, 2016 - November 6, 2016
Elytra Filament Pavilion

A light-filtering canopy is gradually forming over the garden at the Victoria and Albert Museum, as a robotic arm slowly weaves its lacy structure. Designed by German architect Achim Menges…

Small Stories

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Exhibitions Washington, DC, USA May 21, 2016 - January 15, 2017
Small Stories

This travelling exhibition brings a series of dollhouses – on loan from the Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood in London – to Washington’s National Building Museum. The show offers a peek…

Turn the Page

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Exhibitions Virginia Beach, VA, USA May 22, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Turn the Page

Casting a spotlight on the art quarterly Hi-Fructose, this exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates the wild and wonderful designs featured in the magazine’s first decade. The…