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Museum of Design Atlanta

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PHOTO CREDIT: James Klotz Photography for Knoll
Call: (404) 979-6455 or visit www.museumofdesign.org
A Smithsonian-affiliated gallery that has featured shows on artist-designed furniture, Japanese product design, lunch boxes and eco-friendly architecture. MODA is the only museum in the Southeast devoted exclusively to all things design.

(EXPERIENCED) 3D Printing for Adults and Teens Ages 16+

Sunday December 1, 2019 04:00 pm EST
Join MODA educators on the first Sunday of each month to learn about 3D Printing and 3D modeling.  From 4-6pm we invite folks that have some 3D printing experience to come in, learn more and share best practices with others that are apart of the 3D printing community. There will be a different foc...
Cost: $35-$40

(BEGINNER) 3D Printing for Adults and Teens Ages 16+

Sunday December 1, 2019 01:00 pm EST
Join MODA educators on the first Sunday of each month to learn about 3D Printing and 3D modeling.  From 1-3pm we invite novices to 3D printing to come learn about the basics of a browser-based 3D modeling program called Tinkercad. You will also learn what the different types of printers and materi...
Cost: $35-$40

Exquisite Uterus Workshop with Aline Mello

Saturday November 30, 2019 02:30 pm EST
The Exquisite Uterus Project is back at MODA! 

 

With reproductive justice continuing to be under attack here in Georgia, we’re once again joining forces to make our voices heard and to make a difference. This is not your usual protest, however. Instead of taking to the streets, we’ll add our vo...
Cost: $35-$40

November Break Camp: Minecraft Morning (Ages 7-13)

Friday November 29, 2019 09:00 am EST
Join us for a multitiered morning of Minecraft. We’ll design on the MODA server making code, structures, and games. Then, test your strategic skills with a sustainable survival challenge. Registration includes admission to our current exhibition. This 1-day vacation week camp is great for ages 7-1...
Cost: $70-$75

November Break Camp: Fingerboarding with Max (Ages 8-14)

Wednesday November 27, 2019 09:00 am EST
Here’s what we’ll be doing each day of the camp:

Day 1: 3D Design, 3D Printing, mold making

Day 2: Graphic design, vector drawing, and CNC cutting

Day 3: Woodworking, Skatepark design, concrete construction

Cost: $70-$210

November Break Camp: Fingerboarding with Max (Ages 8-14)

Tuesday November 26, 2019 09:00 am EST
Here’s what we’ll be doing each day of the camp:

Day 1: 3D Design, 3D Printing, mold making

Day 2: Graphic design, vector drawing, and CNC cutting

Day 3: Woodworking, Skatepark design, concrete construction

Cost: $70-$210

November Break Camp: Fingerboarding with Max (Ages 8-14)

Monday November 25, 2019 09:00 am EST
Here’s what we’ll be doing each day of the camp:

Day 1: 3D Design, 3D Printing, mold making

Day 2: Graphic design, vector drawing, and CNC cutting

Day 3: Woodworking, Skatepark design, concrete construction

Cost: $70-$210

Exhibition Tour: The Design of Dissent

Sunday November 24, 2019 01:30 pm EST
Join us for a tour of our current exhibition, The Design of Dissent!

Our exhibitions manager, Janelle Miniter, will provide give you an overview of the exhibition and details about selected works on view.

Cost: $5-$15

Girl Scout Badge Workshop: Innovation (Brownies + Juniors)

Saturday November 23, 2019 10:00 am EST
We are excited to offer once a month Girl Scouts badge workshops for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors and/or Cadettes! At MODA, we believe girls can change the world! Using prototyping materials and STEAM technologies, MODA’s once a month girl scout badge workshops highlight design as an effective probl...
Cost: Free-$25

In-Verse: An Evening of Poetry & Spoken Word with Nobody Likes Us, But We're Here Anyway

Thursday November 21, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Love spoken word? MODA is teaming up with Ryan J and Nate Mask, the award-winning, spoken-word artists who tour as Nobody Like Us, But We’re Here Anyway, for an evening of poetry and spoken word at MODA!

Come prepared to be inspired as you listen and/or to take your turn at the mic.

Cost: $10-$12

Design for Non-Designers: Images Workshop with Sarah Lawrence

Thursday November 21, 2019 06:00 pm EST
This November, join graphic designer Sarah Lawrence at MODA for her Images Workshop, the fourth in her Design for Non-Designers workshop series. JPG, SVG, LOL? What’s the difference between an EPS and a PNG, and why do you need both for your brand? We’ll learn about raster and vector images, when to...
Cost: $35-$240

Central and South America Indigenous Pattern Inspired Embroidery with Aline Mello

Sunday November 17, 2019 01:00 pm EST
This Thanksgiving season join us to learn more about embroidery textures and colors that began long ago with indigenous people in Central and South America. Come learn about patterns are still being used and reproduced today as you learn the basics of embroidery. 
Cost: $35-$40

Upcycling with Embroidery with Aline Mello

Saturday November 16, 2019 02:30 pm EST
Transform a favorite (or not-so-favorite) piece of clothing with embroidery) in this workshop! Come join us and learn some basic embroidery techniques and make something old new again! Please bring in a piece of denim, cotton, linen or other cloth that can easily handle hand embroidery.  
Cost: $35-$40

Members-Only: Field Trip to Switch Modern

Saturday November 16, 2019 01:30 pm EST
Join MODA for our upcoming members-only field trip to Switch Modern, where we will be sipping prosecco and enjoying a tour of their small exhibition entitled Design Icons of the 20th Century: Included in Museums Around the World. The exhibition includes 50+ artifacts that span from 1903-1999. These ...
Cost: Free

Design Improv with Travis Sharp

Saturday November 16, 2019 10:00 am EST
Designers are called on to collaborate, solve problems, and create on-demand. It's not always easy. Sometimes we cling to agendas, second-guess our ideas, fear failure, or just run dry. Creative director and improv comic Travis Sharp has discovered that the skills he has honed in the improv world fo...
Cost: $55-$60

Design Conversation: Gene Lee

Thursday November 14, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Join us for a Design Conversation with Mailchimp’s VP of Design, Gene Lee!

Gene will present a talk about Brand Love:

Creating Brand Love

When companies have the right internal conditions in place, their brand connects more deeply with their customers. Balancing the right culture, tools, talen...
Cost: $8-$15

Design Club Day: Gridding Gratitude

Sunday November 10, 2019 12:00 pm EST
The second Sunday of every month is Design Club Day at the Museum of Design Atlanta, when we open our doors to the public for a free day of design for all. Let’s come together and be thankful and grateful! On November 10th we invite you to come check out our exhibit, get inspired and design your own...
Cost: Free

Feminist Icon Cross Stitching with Aline Mello

Saturday November 9, 2019 02:30 pm EST
Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, Beyoncé - these are just a few of the women you get to honor and cross stitch in this workshop. Join other feminists and celebrate awesome ladies while while learning the basics of cross stitch.
Cost: $35-$40

Guided Tour of Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars

Sunday July 28, 2019 01:30 pm EDT
Join MODA for a guided tour of the exhibition Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars!
Cost: $5-$10

Guided Tour of Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars

Saturday July 27, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Join MODA for a guided tour of the exhibition Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars!
Cost: $5-$10

Guided Tour of Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars

Sunday July 21, 2019 01:30 pm EDT
Join MODA for a guided tour of the exhibition Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars!
Cost: $5-$10

Guided Tour of Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars

Saturday July 20, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
Join MODA for a guided tour of the exhibition Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars!
Cost: $5-$10

Guided Tour of Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars

Sunday July 7, 2019 01:30 pm EDT
Join MODA for a guided tour of the exhibition Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars!
Cost: $5-$10

Guided Tour of Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars

Saturday July 6, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Join MODA for a guided tour of the exhibition Wire & Wood: Designing Iconic Guitars!
Cost: $5-$10

Opening Celebration for Wire & Wood: The Design of Iconic Guitars

Saturday June 29, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
Join MODA as they celebrate the opening of the exhibition, Wire & Wood: The Design of Iconic Guitars!

They'll kick things off at 3 p.m. with a lecture by renowned luthier Paul Reed Smith, after which Smith will be interviewed by graphic designer, artist, and musician Ken Carbone.

Cocktails and l...
Cost: RSVP

Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso

Thursday June 13, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Join MODA for a guided tour of the exhibition Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso!
Cost: Free-$10

Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso

Thursday June 6, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Join MODA for a guided tour of the exhibition Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso!
Cost: Free-$10

Periodical: The Coffee Edition featuring Refuge Coffee Company

Thursday May 30, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
On Thursday, May 30, join us at MODA for Constellations‘ monthly discussion of smart articles in our “this is not a book-club” series, Periodical. Periodically, it’s nice to read an article. We do that, then talk about it over coffee. Like a book club with less commitment. For the “Art of Espresso” ...
Cost: Free

Hands on for Kids- Architectural Drawing for 9-13 Year Olds

Sunday April 28, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Introductory drawing techniques, and sketching skills with a focus on geometry, scale, and spatial representation will be taught.  
Cost: $35- $40

Design Discourse: Designing Prohibition

Saturday April 20, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Join Museum of Design's Assistant Director Lisa Babb as she leads a discussion on design for banned substances. Seating is limitied therefore registration is recommended. 
Cost: Free with admission

Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso

Sunday February 24, 2019 12:00 am EST
Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) welcomes Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso, a new exhibition that explores espresso machine design and technology, while examining the social, political and cultural movements fueled by coffee and cafés throughout history. Previously on display at Kerkrade in the...
Cost: Free-$10

Design Conversation: Lana Rigsby

Thursday February 21, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Join MODA and Miami Ad School at Portfolio Center for a Design Conversation with Lana Rigsby of Rigsby Hull, titled Connecting the Dots—Art. Architecture. Books. Through vivid stories and projects from her 38-year career, Lana Rigsby makes a passionate case for elegant, classical design that “sees t...
Cost: $8 - $15

Feminist Icon Cross Stitch Workshop

Thursday January 31, 2019 06:00 pm EST
Learn a new way to celebrate feminist icons!

Because these incredible people deserve to be celebrated and channeled as we contend with our current sociopolitical climate, we’re having a special edition of MODA’s subversive cross-stitch workshop where we'll be stitching feminist icons.

Cross-stit...
Cost: $30 - $50

Exhibition Tour - Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone

Sunday January 20, 2019 03:00 pm EST
A guided tour of MODA's Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone.
Cost: Free - $10
1315 Peachtree St., N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 979-6455
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Attractions, Museum
Hours

(check the Museum for updated hours (last update June 26, 2017)
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 12–6PM
Wednesday: 12–6PM
Thursday: 12–8PM
Friday: 12–6PM
Saturday: 10AM–6PM
Sunday: 12–6PM