Design Conversation

 

At Design Conversation, we welcome a guest speaker every month and give you a chance to learn from design professionals and practitioners.

Just purchase a regular admission ticket and join the conversation!  Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and military, and $5 for students and children over 5. Members are free.  Become a member today by clicking here.

 

Joy Bivins on Curating Inspiring Beauty

Saturday, October 25, 4pm
JB headshot 250Joy Bivins, one of the curators of Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair, began working on  the exhibition in the spring of 2011 by sorting through the 3500 garments in the collection of the Johnson Publishing Company.

 

Joy will visit MODA from the Chicago History Museum, where this exhibition originated, to talk about the importance of the Ebony Fashion Fair and the process by which the Inspiring Beauty exhibition was brought into being. She’ll provide listeners with an inside look at her work as the curator, explaining how she chose what to include in the show, what she had to leave behind, and why.
Lecture will begin at 4pm.  Please arrive 15 minutes in advance to be seated.

$15 for MODA members, $20 for non-members  Tickets are available online and at the door.

 

Lynette Galloway, Deputy Art Director of Ebony Magazine

Wednesday, October 29, 7pm

LGphoto250Lynnette Galloway, Deputy Art Director of Ebony Magazine, and a graduate of Atlanta’s Portfolio Center, will talk about her work at the Johnson Publishing Company.

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 to MODA.

Tickets are available online and at the door.

 

Parks IP Law: Intellectual Property Law & the Fashion Industry

Thursday, November 13, 7pm

Justice

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.