Friday April 5
Today's Featured Events:
8:30am - 10:00am - Please Note this Program has been Postponed!
Design Museum Boston
at Hill Holiday
53 State Street, Boston, MA 02109
Kristen Ransom, CEO and Founder of IncluDe, challenges technology to be inclusive and equally accessible to all. By redesigning the way industries offer their services and developing more inclusive software, Kristen proves that accessibility is not only ethically intelligent but also profitable. Technology will change the world, but only if it’s accessible to everyone. Sponsored by F.H. Perry Builder. Read more...
12:00pm - 1:00pm
MIT Campus Art and Architecture Tour
MIT List Visual Art Center
20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
Join MIT List Visual Arts Center on a public art tour showcasing art and architecture highlights across campus. View architecture highlights with accompanying artworks on this tour of the List Center’s public art collection of renowned contemporary artists featuring I.M. Pei, Sol LeWitt, Frank Gehry, and newly installed works by Nick Mauss, Olafur Eliasson, and more. Read more...
Art & Architecture Tour
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Art & Design: How to Maximize Synergy between Art and Home Design
Jacqueline Becker Fine Arts Consulting Services
& Sarah Winchester Studios
261 Franklin Street, Newton Corner, MA 02458
This practical illustrated tutorial will help you make the most of the relationship between your art and your space. Whether you’re living with Picassos or posters, learn classic rules of proportion, space and layering art. How art can enhance a space and how it can also be used to solve design and architectural problems. Presented by award-winning fine art consultant Jacqueline Becker and interiors and fine art photographer Sarah Winchester. Read more...
between Art & Home Design
1:00pm - 2:00pm
North Bennet Street School Tour
North Bennet Street School
150 North Street, Boston, MA 02109
Fabrication is the process that can give tangible life and quality to design. Come and see trade and craft education in action. Join us for a tour of North Bennet Street School's nine full time programs from Bookbinding to Violin Making & Repair, Continuing Education courses and Gallery of student and alumni work. NBSS was founded in 1881 as North Bennet Street Industrial School. Our founding mission was to enable immigrants to adjust to their new country by learning the skills needed for gainful employment.
North Bennet Street School
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Designing Small, Living Large: Space Saving Solutions for Urban Dwellings
& The Sliding Door Co.
409 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118
Are you constantly wishing you had more space in your home? Do you want more flexibility in the rooms you already have but don’t know where to start? Join The Sliding Door Company and Inspired Closets at their Boston showroom for a fun evening of presentations and discussions on convertible spaces, making the most out of your storage, and low-profile systems that can take any space to the next level. The event will begin and end with time to mingle while helping yourselves to cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Read more...
Designing Small, Living Large
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Global Impact Challenge 2019: A Health & Human Rights Hackathon
@ the BUild Lab
730 Commonwealth Avenue, Brookline, MA 02446
The Boston University School of Public Health sponsors an evening of diverse experts presenting and discussing entry-points to innovation on this year’s theme, Health & Human Rights, as part of their Global Impact Challenge. This signature event challenges participants to place humanity at the forefront of design thinking and innovation. There will be light snacks and drinks provided to participants throughout the event. Read more...
Global Impact Challenge 2019
5:30pm - 8:30pm - A Boston Design Week Special Event!
Boston Design Week Awards!
Boston Design Week & Artists for Humanity
at the Artists for Humanity EpiCenter
100 West 2nd Street, Boston, MA 02127
Join us at the 2019 Boston Design Week Awards co-sponsored by Artists for Humanity in the stunning new gallery at the AFH EpiCenter. The Awards are the culminating event of Boston Design Week and we expect 300+ invited guests, general public, Design Week participants and sponsors, media, and the BDW Leadership Committee. Enjoy a 21+ catered event, special displays and dancing. We will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to internationally-known designer Roger Thomas, currently completing the Encore Boston Harbor. Other Awards to be announced and presented at the event include Mentor of the Year, co-sponsored by The Over My Shoulder Foundation; Newcomer of the Year, co-sponsored by Autodesk; and the Social Impact Award. Read more...