College of Design events this week -- January 11, 2010

Events

Design in the Dark Screening of Yves St. Laurent 5 Ave. Marceau 75116 Paris
Thursday, January 14, 2010, 7 p.m., 33 McNeal Hall
Documentary portrait on the designer, Yves St. Laurent directed by David Teboul. Admission is free and concessions will be sold.

Opening reception for Andrea Palladio -- 500 Years exhibition with lecture by Leon Satkowski
Saturday, January 16, 2010, 6-9 p.m., HGA Gallery

Exhibitions

Goldstein Museum of Design, McNeal Hall

Good Design: Stories from Herman Miller
November 21, 2009-January 17, 2010
Good Design: Stories From Herman Miller explores the problem-solving design process of the world-renowned furniture company, Herman Miller, Inc. The exhibition features selections from The Herman Miller Design Collection -- an archive of the company's innovative processes and products, most of which have never been on public view.

HGA Gallery, Rapson Hall

Andrea Palladio -- 500 years
January 16-February 28, 2010
Opening reception Saturday, January 16, 6-9 p.m.
This exhibition was organized in conjunction with the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the birth of "the most imitated architect in history" and whose "influence on the development of English and American architecture probably has been greater than that of all Renaissance architects combined." The show consists of photographs displaying Palladio's architectural projects for private residences in the Veneto Region, provided by the Istituto Regionale Ville Venete and highlights the stylistic evolution of the architect's more than forty years of activity.

Questions? Contact Laura Walton at 612-626-6385 or lwalton@umn.edu.

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