Drink in Design: AIGA Atlanta Presents Doug Grimmett Design + Crafted: Ceramics Sale & Exhibition AIGA 100: A Century of Design Designed+Crafted: Demos by MudFire Resident Artists The Cultural Experience Project at MODA Join Us for an Inspiring Beauty Preview Party Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair LEGO Robotics Workshops GoldieBlox Workshops for Girls Kids: Make & 3D Print Superhero Logos or Spaceships

Drink in Design: AIGA Atlanta Presents Doug Grimmett

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Doug Grimmett, Founder and President of Primal Screen, and co-curator of AIGA100: Century of Design, will speak about the amazing history of American Design.

Doug's lecture will begin at 7pm. Please arrive 15 min early to be seated. MODA is open until 9pm after the lecture to view the exhibition.

Tickets are $10 for MODA Members and $15 for non-Members and can be purchased here

Design + Crafted: Ceramics Sale & Exhibition

October 3-5, 2014

MODA, together with the Signature Shop, are pleased to present Designed+Crafted 2014, the first annual ceramics sale and exhibition pop-up in Atlanta at Westside Provisions District. Come spend the evening or the afternoon.

Curated by noted American potter, Michael Simon and featuring special guest Warren Mackenzie, Designed+Crafted includes some of the most sought-after ceramic makers in the United States. More than 1,500 pots and sculptures will be for sale, and the event will include lectures, demonstrations, and more.

For more information, click here.

AIGA 100: A Century of Design

August 17 - October 5, 2014

AIGA (formerly known as the American Institute of Graphic Arts) celebrates its centennial year with a remarkable exhibition culled from the organization’s archives. Cutting edge work by esteemed designers like Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister and many more reveals the increasing power, precision and nuance that design brings to our commercial and cultural dialogue.

Curated by AIGA medalist and past president, Sean Adams, in collaboration with AIGA Fellow, Doug Grimmett, of Primal Screen, this unique collection is on view for the very first time anywhere.

Designed+Crafted: Demos by MudFire Resident Artists

Saturday, October 4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, October 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday there will by ongoing demonstrations by MudFire residents Megan Daloz, Amy Roberson, and Kevin Bennett. If you've never had the chance to see a potter in action, stop by and catch a demonstration!

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.

Join Us for an Inspiring Beauty Preview Party

Friday, October 17, 2014

Join us for an Inspiring Beauty Preview Party on Friday, October 17, and be among the first to see this exquiste exhibition before it opens to the public.

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair features ensembles selected from the private collection of the Johnson Publishing Company, founders and presenters of the Ebony Fashion Fair. The exhibition includes garments by iconic designers such as Yves Saint Laurent, Oscar de la Renta, Pierre Cardin, Emanuel Ungaro, Christian Lacroix, Patrick Kelly and more.

For more information about the Preview Party and to purchase tickets, click here.

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.

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.

GoldieBlox Workshops for Girls

GoldieBlox is a construction toy meant to keep girls interested in building and inventing.

At MODA, we think girls are awesome engineers and so we’re offering GoldieBlox building workshops for girls aged 6-9.

Girls will spend some time getting familiar with the tools in the GoldieBlox set and then work together to design and build a working machine!

For more information and to register your child for workshops, 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.
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Drink in Design: AIGA Atlanta Presents Doug Grimmett

Doug Grimmett, Founder and President of Primal Screen, and co-curator of AIGA100: Century of Design, will speak about the amazing history of American Design.

Doug’s lecture will begin at 7pm. Please arrive 15 min early to be seated. MODA is open until 9pm after the lecture to view the exhibition.

Tickets are $10 for MODA Members and $15 for non-Members and can be purchased here

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Design + Crafted: Ceramics Sale & Exhibition

MODA, together with the Signature Shop, are pleased to present Designed+Crafted 2014, the first annual ceramics sale and exhibition pop-up in Atlanta at Westside Provisions District. Come spend the evening or the afternoon.

Curated by noted American potter, Michael Simon and featuring special guest Warren Mackenzie, Designed+Crafted includes some of the most sought-after ceramic makers in the United States. More than 1,500 pots and sculptures will be for sale, and the event will include lectures, demonstrations, and more.

For more information, click here.

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AIGA 100: A Century of Design

AIGA (formerly known as the American Institute of Graphic Arts) celebrates its centennial year with a remarkable exhibition culled from the organization’s archives.

Cutting edge work by esteemed designers like Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister and many more reveals the increasing power, precision and nuance that design brings to our commercial and cultural dialogue.

Curated by AIGA medalist and past president, Sean Adams, in collaboration with AIGA Fellow, Doug Grimmett, of Primal Screen, this unique collection is on view for the very first time anywhere.

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Designed+Crafted: Demos by MudFire Resident Artists

Saturday and Sunday there will by ongoing demonstrations by MudFire residents Megan Daloz, Amy Roberson, and Kevin Bennett. If you’ve never had the chance to see a potter in action, stop by and catch a demonstration!

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