Opening Reception for AIGA 100: A Century of Design Atlanta Printmakers Studio at Drink in Design LEGO Robotics Workshops Celebrate MODA’s 25th Anniversary! Second Sundays are Pay-As-You-Wish Days! Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair AIGA 100: A Century of Design GoldieBlox Workshops for Girls We Are a Blue Star Museum! Kids: Make & 3D Print Superhero Logos or Spaceships

Opening Reception for AIGA 100: A Century of Design

Thursday, August 21, 2014

On Thursday, August 21, from 7pm to 9pm, MODA will celebrate the opening of the exhibition, AIGA 100: A Century of Design.

Join us for light snacks, drinks, and an opportunity to see remarkable exhibition that is culled from AIGA's archives.

AIGA 100: A Century of Design will include cutting edge work by esteemed designers like Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister and will reveal the increasing power, precision and nuance that design brings to our commercial and cultural dialogue.

Tickets can be purchased online and are $25 for members and $30 for non-members.

Atlanta Printmakers Studio at Drink in Design

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Print your own poster at August’s Drink in Design with the help of Atlanta Printmaker’s Studio! We will be screen printing posters inspired by the exhibition, AIGA 100: A Century of Design.

Bring your friends and get creative while enjoying a signature drink by SKYY Vodka or a glass of wine provided by Quintessential Wines.

Tickets are $10 for MODA members and $15 for non-members and can be purchased in advance online or at the door.

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.

Celebrate MODA’s 25th Anniversary!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Join us for an evening of celebration on Thursday, September 4 as we recognize the achievements of Architect, Artist, and Visionary, John C. Portman, Jr. while celebrating 25 years of history.

Music by the Co-Resonance String Quartet and Food by Affairs to Remember.

6:30pm to 9:30pm. For more information, click here. To purchase tickets, click here.click here.

Second Sundays are Pay-As-You-Wish Days!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

On the second Sunday of each month, admission to MODA is pay-what-you-wish during regular opening hours of 12pm to 5pm.

Pay-what-you-wish tickets are available in person only and may not be purchased in advance.

In 2014, pay-what-you-wish days will fall on September 14, November 9, and December 14.

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.

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.

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.

We Are a Blue Star Museum!

MODA is proud to offer free admission for active duty U.S. military personnel and up to five immediate family members from Saturday, May 17, through Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014.

Current I.D. required to receive free admission. Spouses of deployed personnel are eligible for free admission with proper identification.

For more information on the Blue Star Museums program and for a list other participating museums, visit Blue Star Museums.

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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Opening Reception for AIGA 100: A Century of Design

On Thursday, August 21, from 7pm to 9pm, MODA will celebrate the opening of the exhibition, AIGA 100: A Century of Design.

Join us for light snacks, drinks, and an opportunity to see remarkable exhibition that is culled from AIGA’s archives.

AIGA 100: A Century of Design will include cutting edge work by esteemed designers like Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister and will reveal the increasing power, precision and nuance that design brings to our commercial and cultural dialogue.

Tickets can be purchased online and are $25 for members and $30 for non-members.

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Atlanta Printmakers Studio at Drink in Design

Print your own poster at August’s Drink in Design with the help of Atlanta Printmaker’s Studio! We will be screen printing posters inspired by the exhibition, AIGA 100: A Century of Design.

Bring your friends and get creative while enjoying a signature drink by SKYY Vodka or a glass of wine provided by Quintessential Wines.

Tickets are $10 for MODA members and $15 for non-members and can be purchased in advance online or at the door.

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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.

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Celebrate MODA’s 25th Anniversary!

Join us for an evening of celebration on Thursday, September 4 as we recognize the achievements of Architect, Artist, and Visionary, John C. Portman, Jr. while celebrating 25 years of history.

Music by the Co-Resonance String Quartet and Food by Affairs to Remember.

6:30pm to 9:30pm. For more information, click here. To purchase tickets, click here.click here.

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