Visitors to the Museum of the City of New York will have the opportunity next week to hear design expert and author Phil Patton lead a discussion on the influence of Japanese culture and design on art in the New York area. Featured speakers Chay Costello, product manager of MoMA Retail, and Adam Glickman, formerly of TOKION magazine, will converse about the progression and production of everyday objects that resulted from the exchange between Japanese and New York cultures. The talk will be presented in conjunction with "Samurai in New York: The First Japanese Delegation, 1860."
"Japanese Design: The Art of the Everyday Object" will be held on November 3 at 6:30 p.m. As a special discount, Contract magazine readers can receive entry at the member cost of $6 by mentioning Contract magazine. Senior tickets cost $8, while non-members must pay $12.
The Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY 10029