Design Conversation: Intellectual Property Law & the Fashion Industry Programming with Scratch An Epic Fashion Event at MODA! Field Trip to Factory Girls Studio Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair The Cultural Experience Project at MODA LEGO Robotics Workshops Kids: Make & 3D Print Superhero Logos or Spaceships Young Explorers: 3D Printing from Minecraft

Design Conversation: Intellectual Property Law & the Fashion Industry

Thursday, November 13, 2014 7pm

The intellectual property lawyers from Parks IP Law are coming back to MODA, this time to discuss the trademark, copyright, and patent protection in the fashion industry.

Lecture will begin at 7pm.  Please arrive 15 minutes in advance to be seated


Free for MODA members / $10 for non-members. Admission includes general admission.  Tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the door.

Programming with Scratch

Programming with Scratch workshops introduce children ages 8-12 to basic programming.

Using Scratch, MODA instructors will teach your child to create fun, interactive animations including story boards and games. Scratch encourages kids to innovate, collaborate and reason in a logical and efficient manner.

For more information or to register your child for a workshop, click here.

An Epic Fashion Event at MODA!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

In conjunction with our fall fashion design exhibition, Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair, MODA presents a film screening of the documentary, Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution, followed by a panel discussion featuring representatives from the film and the historic fashion show including models, announcers and designers.

Audrey Smaltz, Pat Cleveland, Stephen Burrows, Gail O'Neill, and Deborah Riley Draper will be present at the reception and will participate in the panel discussion.

Join us for an evening of fashion and fun. The $35 ticket ($30 for MODA members) provides entrance to an evening of wonderful events.  More information and tickets can be found here

Field Trip to Factory Girls Studio

Saturday, November 8, 2014 12pm-3pm

Please join us as we take a tour of Factory Girls, Atlanta’s first fashion incubator, on Saturday November 8th from 12-3pm. Learn the process of making a garment from start to finish by getting an inside look. The tour will start at the Factory Girls offices in located at 5600 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GAContinue Reading

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

October 19, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair honors the traveling fashion show that brought European couture fashions to the African-American community.

Organized by the Chicago History Museum and featuring iconic garments by Yves Saint-Laurent, Christian Dior, Oscar de la Renta, Pierre Cardin, and others, Inspiring Beauty demonstrates how fashion became a vehicle for empowerment, pride, and achievement.

For information about supporting this exhibition, click here.

The Cultural Experience Project at MODA

MODA congratulates the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs on the 10th Anniversary of the Cultural Experience Project!

We're thrilled to be part of this important program which affords every Atlanta Public School (APS) student from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade the opportunity to experience the city’s premier art and cultural venues.

This fall, high school students from APS will be visiting our exhibition, Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair, as part of the Cultural Experience Project.

LEGO Robotics Workshops

MODA's LEGO Robotics Workshops give kids ages 6-10 an opportunity to challenge themselves by building and programming robots.

Whether your child has attended campMODA, is a robotics expert, or is a first time builder and programmer, our LEGO Robotics Workshops will provide fun learning experiences. At each workshop, kids will learn the basics and then take on an awesome building challenge.

Two-hour workshops are held at the Design Bar in the museum's lobby and are led by enthusiastic LEGO robotics experts. Participation is $25 for Members, $30 for non-Members. Fee includes admission to the museum’s current exhibition for the participant and 1 adult. To register, click here.

Kids: Make & 3D Print Superhero Logos or Spaceships

A workshop for kids aged 8-15 that provides an introduction to designing in 3D space. A MODA Instructor will guide students through the process of creating an objectbefore printing it out on a Makerbot© Replicator© 2 Desktop 3D Printer.

Using Tinkercad, an easy-to-use 3D design software, they’ll learn how to manipulate basic shapes, symbols and texts. Your child will leave the class with a 3D print (in some cases, these may have to be picked up later due to print time) and a basic knowledge of 3D design.

Participation is $25 for Members, $30 for non-Members. For dates and registration, click here.

Young Explorers: 3D Printing from Minecraft

Do you have a child who loves to play Minecraft? In Minecraft, kids are able to build anything they can imagine! Our Young Explorers class lets kids aged 8-15 take that to the next level.

Working in Minecraft, they’ll design a 3D object and then print it on a Makerbot® Replicator® 2 Desktop 3D Printer and take it home (in some cases, these may have to be picked up later due to print time).

Participation is $25 for Members, $30 for non-Members.

For class dates, times, and registration, click this link
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Design Conversation: Intellectual Property Law & the Fashion Industry

The intellectual property lawyers from Parks IP Law are coming back to MODA, this time to discuss the trademark, copyright, and patent protection in the fashion industry.

Lecture will begin at 7pm.  Please arrive 15 minutes in advance to be seated

Free for MODA members / $10 for non-members. Admission includes general admission.  Tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the door.

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Programming with Scratch

Programming with Scratch workshops introduce children ages 8-12 to basic programming.

Using Scratch, MODA instructors will teach your child to create fun, interactive animations including story boards and games. Scratch encourages kids to innovate, collaborate and reason in a logical and efficient manner.

For more information or to register your child for a workshop, click here.

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An Epic Fashion Event at MODA!

In conjunction with our fall fashion design exhibition, Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair, MODA presents a film screening of the documentary, Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution, followed by a panel discussion featuring representatives from the film and the historic fashion show including models, announcers and designers.

Audrey Smaltz, Pat Cleveland, Stephen Burrows, Gail O’Neill, and Deborah Riley Draper will be present at the reception and will participate in the panel discussion.

Join us for an evening of fashion and fun. The $35 ticket ($30 for MODA members) provides entrance to an evening of wonderful events.  More information and tickets can be found here

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Field Trip to Factory Girls Studio

Please join us as we take a tour of Factory Girls, Atlanta’s first fashion incubator, on Saturday November 8th from 12-3pm. Learn the process of making a garment from start to finish by getting an inside look. The tour will start at the Factory Girls offices in located at 5600 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GAContinue Reading

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