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Tuesday, October 1

The Festival of New

Since 1919, The New School has been home to scholars, creators, and activists who challenge convention and boldly make their mark on the world. To celebrate...

 

General Public

Lang Class Visit
9:45 am

On Campus - Undergraduate ProgramsSit in on a Lang seminar class. Recommended for applicants and/or prospective students serious about study at Eugene Lang...

 

Prospective Students

100+13: an Exhibition of Interior Design at Parsons
10:00 am

In 1906, 13 years before the founding of The New School, Frank Alvah Parsons established the country’s first interior design curriculum, framing the field as...

Open Dis[Courses] - Creative Technology 5: Advance Projection Design
10:00 am

Adapting cinema to the stage: techniques for designing media and the use of live video to create a stage production adapted from an existing film script....

Parsons School of Design Campus Tour
10:00 am

On-Campus - UndergraduateThis 60-minute campus tour will introduce visitors to the undergraduate academic programs at, and facilities for, Parsons School of...

 

Prospective Students

Opening Ceremony for The Festival of New
11:00 am

Join university leadership in kicking off The Festival of New with a lively discussion on the future of higher education, hosted by President David Van Zandt...

Parsons School of Design Campus Tour
11:00 am

On-Campus - UndergraduateThis 60-minute campus tour will introduce visitors to the undergraduate academic programs at, and facilities for, Parsons School of...

 

Prospective Students

Zine-Making in The New School Archives
11:00 am

Make something new out of something old—literally! Visit The New School Archives and make a zine out of repurposed, duplicate,and weeded archival materials...

Lang Class Visit
11:45 am

On Campus - Undergraduate ProgramsSit in on a Lang seminar class. Recommended for applicants and/or prospective students serious about study at Eugene Lang...

 

Prospective Students

In The Historical Present - Exhibition
12:00 pm

The inspiration for this exhibition is The New School’s Centennial. In the Historical Present looks back and takes stock of this institution’s legacy,...

Intelligence to Inform Public Life: Roundtables by Public Seminar
12:00 pm

Public Seminar is an innovative online platform drawing on great university ideals and working to strengthen and extend these ideals, not to replace them....

The Black Lunch Table Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
12:00 pm

91% of Wikipedia editors identify as White and 77% identify as men. This edit-a-thon offers editing training to create and improve upon Wikipedia articles...

Undergraduate Programs Tour
12:00 pm

ON-CAMPUS - UNDERGRADUATEThis 60-minute campus tour provides an introduction to The New School's undergraduate academic programs and facilities. It is ideal...

 

Prospective Students

Zine-Making in The New School Archives
12:00 pm

Make something new out of something old—literally! Visit The New School Archives and make a zine out of repurposed, duplicate,and weeded archival materials...

Open Dis[Courses] - Urban Worlds
12:20 pm

This course introduces students to ways to approach, understand, and improve cities focusing on New York City and other large metropolitan areas around the...

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts Campus Tour
1:00 pm

On-Campus - UndergraduateThis 60-minute campus tour will introduce visitors to the undergraduate academic programs at, and facilities for, Eugene Lang...

 

Prospective Students

Parsons School of Design Campus Tour
1:00 pm

On-Campus - UndergraduateThis 60-minute campus tour will introduce visitors to the undergraduate academic programs at, and facilities for, Parsons School of...

 

Prospective Students

Prepare a Solid Graduate Application Live Webinar
1:00 pm

Learn how to prepare a solid graduate application with tips from the admission staff. We'll cover the application process for the following: - MFA in...

Prospective Students

Zine-Making in The New School Archives
1:00 pm

Make something new out of something old—literally! Visit The New School Archives and make a zine out of repurposed, duplicate,and weeded archival materials...

Drama Class Visit
1:45 pm

On Campus - Undergraduate ProgramsSit in on a Drama class. Recommended for applicants and/or prospective students serious about study at the School of Drama....

 

Prospective Students

Lang Class Visit
1:45 pm

On Campus - Undergraduate ProgramsSit in on a Lang seminar class. Recommended for applicants and/or prospective students serious about study at Eugene Lang...

 

Prospective Students

100 Years Bauhaus Modern
2:00 pm

Nicholas Fox Weber, Executive Director of the Josef Albers Foundation and author of two books on the Bauhaus, will outline the noble beginnings and lasting...

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts Campus Tour
2:00 pm

On-Campus - UndergraduateThis 60-minute campus tour will introduce visitors to the undergraduate academic programs at, and facilities for, Eugene Lang...

 

Prospective Students

Open Dis[Courses]- Collaborative Theater Practice
2:00 pm

How do you create an atmosphere of safety and play so that everyone is inspired to take risks? What constitutes true and organic collaboration in a theater...

Parsons School of Design Campus Tour
2:00 pm

On-Campus - UndergraduateThis 60-minute campus tour will introduce visitors to the undergraduate academic programs at, and facilities for, Parsons School of...

 

Prospective Students

Wearables For/To Protest by Lucia Cuba
2:00 pm

Join artist Lucia Cuba to make your own garment emblazoned with a slogan or story addressing the issues most important to you.

Art that Shifts Culture: A Design Workshop
3:00 pm

Learn about the creative process behind some of the most influential social justice artworks of our time and design your own with the help of Amplifier's...

Mannes School of Music Campus Tour
3:00 pm

On-Campus - Undergraduate and GraduateThis 60-minute campus tour will introduce visitors to the undergraduate and graduate academic programs at, and...

 

Prospective Students

Undergraduate Programs Tour
3:00 pm

ON-CAMPUS - UNDERGRADUATEThis 60-minute campus tour provides an introduction to The New School's undergraduate academic programs and facilities. It is ideal...

 

Prospective Students

Master Your Memory
4:00 pm

Some of the most costly mistakes people make are the result of forgetfulness. Every day, we’re sprinting to catch up with new technology, new people, new...

Open Dis[Courses]- Collaborating In and Beyond Music
4:00 pm

This class explores how performing musicians coordinate and improvise with each other on musical material, timing, expressivity, rhythm, and other musical...

Open Dis[Courses]- New School Histories
4:00 pm

When The New School for Social Research opened its doors 100 years ago, it offered courses in the social sciences and public affairs—and a new vision of...

The Jazz and Gender Series: The Girls in the Band
4:00 pm

Now in its second year, the Jazz and Gender Series explores equity in music and how jazz continues to play a role in a broader cultural shift. Each session,...

What’s New? A Public Conversation on the “Tradition of the New"
4:00 pm

The New School was founded at a moment of sublime confidence in the Modernist conceit that history was aiming at a more perfect secular order for the ages....

Celebration of Research: The New School Research Symposium 2019
5:30 pm

The people within The New School ecosystem and our communities of practice matter. This symposium acknowledges the work of researchers and creative...

100+13: Interior Design at Parsons Conversation
6:30 pm

Hear Parsons alumni and interior design program directors discuss the exhibition 100 +13. Attendees have the chance to see the exhibition and speak directly...

The Entrepreneurial Genome Project - Opening Reception
6:30 pm

Immerse yourself in an interactive installation created by Parsons Entrepreneurial Lab (ELab), and learn about the social and cultural impact of...

F***, We're Alive! A Hundred Years of Sex, Drugs, and Revolution
7:00 pm

"There is no document of civilization that is not at the same time a document of barbarism," wrote Walter Benjamin. Excavating the Benjaminian epoch of...

Meyer Schapiro and the New School: From the Popular Front to the Cold War
7:00 pm

In the winter of 1937, Meyer Schapiro published a critical review, “Nature of Abstract Art,” in the Marxist Quarterly, organ of the self-styled American...

Open Dis[Courses] - Futures: Fashion Communication
7:00 pm

This course explores emerging technology in the fashion industry. Students learn how brands assess existing consumer journeys as well as build new consumer...

Dialogues on The New: A Conversation with Tarana Burke
7:30 pm

She set the 'me too.' Movement™ in motion, making the world aware of the pervasiveness of the sexual harassment, abuse and violence that plagues our society....

“UnCaged” : Sonatas and (New) Interludes
7:30 pm

John Cage’s prepared-piano masterpiece, “Sonatas and Interludes,” with a twist: four newly-commissioned interludes, written by four stellar New York City...

The Stone featuring Brian Marsella '00
8:30 pm

Performers: Brian Marsella (piano, keys) Jon Irabagon (saxes)

General Public

Tuesday, October 1

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