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Textile Art and Design in New York City

Textile Art and Design in New York City

Distance: 32.54 km ( 20.22 miles )  Duration: 2 days   Last Updated: 10 Dec 2019
A great walk added by Suzanne L Davey it's in New York City, New York, United states.
A trail for contemporary textile art lovers visiting New York
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Textile Arts Centre

Textile Arts Centre

Textile Arts Center aspires to unify and empower the textile community, and advocate for the handmade. Textile Arts Center (TAC) is a NYC-based resource facility dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of textiles through creative educational programs for children and adults. At TAC, we aspire to unify the textile community and advocate for the handmade by providing accessible, skills-based classes that reinvigorate engagement with traditional crafts. Techniques like weaving, sewing, and dyeing are practical, connective, and process-driven -- common denominators for designers, artists, and creative practitioners around the world.




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The Museum of Art and Design

The Museum of Art and Design

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) explores the value of making across all fields of contemporary creative practice. The Museum focuses on the ways in which artists and designers transform the world around us, through processes ranging from the artisanal to the digital. MAD’s exhibition program is dedicated to creativity and craftsmanship, and demonstrates the limitless potential of materials and techniques when used by gifted and innovative artists. The Museum’s permanent collection is global in scope and includes art, craft, and design from 1950 to the present day.


Distance from previous hotspot: 13.83 km ( 8.59 miles )

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Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. Cooper Hewitt educates, inspires, and empowers people through design by presenting exhibitions and educational programs and maintaining active publications.


Distance from previous hotspot: 3.82 km ( 2.37 miles )

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New Museum

New Museum

Founded in 1977, the New Museum is a leading destination for new art and new ideas. It is Manhattan’s only dedicated contemporary art museum and is respected internationally for the adventurousness and global scope of its curatorial program.


Distance from previous hotspot: 11.28 km ( 7.01 miles )

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MFIT Fashion Inst. Technology

MFIT Fashion Inst. Technology

Housed at Manhattans famed Fashion Institute of Technology, The Museum at FIT is known for its innovative and award-winning special exhibitions. In July, it earned accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition possible for a museum. Founded in the late 1960s, it is visited by 100,000 people each year. With a permanent collection of 50,000 garments and accessories from the 18th century to the present, the Museum at FIT places an emphasis on “aesthetically and historically significant ‘directional’ clothing, with an eye toward contemporary avant-garde fashion.


Distance from previous hotspot: 3.61 km ( 2.25 miles )













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