Scraps: Fashion, Textiles and Creative Reuse

WHEN:

From September 23rd 2016 to April 16th 2017
Closed Now, Paid Entry

WHERE:

Cooper Hewitt Museum, 2 East 91st Street, New York, 10128

WHAT:

This exhibition from the Cooper Hewitt museum in New York presents the work of three designers who put sustainability at the heart of their work. Showing forty works in total, the exhibition will show different perspectives on sustainability and the processes required to achieve it.

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Upcoming Opening Times

ThuMar 23 201710:00am6:00pm
FriMar 24 201710:00am6:00pm
SatMar 25 201710:00am9:00pm
SunMar 26 201710:00am6:00pm
MonMar 27 201710:00am6:00pm
TueMar 28 201710:00am6:00pm
WedMar 29 201710:00am6:00pm
ThuMar 30 201710:00am6:00pm

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Late Antique Textiles and Modern Design
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Sara Berman's Closet
8 minute walk
"The meticulously organized, modest closet in which Sara Berman (1920–2004)—an immigrant who traveled from Belarus to Palestine to New York—kept her all-white apparel and accessories both contained her life and revealed it.
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Shopping event
KES Draping In The Desert Screening
17 minute walk
Be inspired with this screening of "Draping In The Desert: KES Fall Winter 2017", which was featured in Vogue's Video Fashion Week, while you sip cocktails in-store. RSVP to retail@kesnyc.com to attend.
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What People Say

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In love with this amazing textile by #ReikoSudo at the #SCRAPS exhibit. Waste turned to beauty. #zerowaste #ethicalfashion
Instagram userstudyny – 2 months ago
Love, love, #LOVE this #exhibition at @cooperhewitt, #SCRAPS. It's all about #sustainability and #fashion:… https://t.co/wYgen5x8MW
Twitter userwer2studio – 2 months ago
.@cooperhewitt exhibition spotlights designers who put sustainability at heart of design https://t.co/E5N4T1nODc… https://t.co/XIYL1J8RXa
Twitter userStylus – 5 months ago
.@MetropolisMag visits "Scraps" exhibition and finds high-minded examples of textile upcycling.… https://t.co/FmRq6IJuQD
Twitter userCooper Hewitt – 5 months ago
Reviving the lost of of mending - a workshop with "Scraps" exhibition designer Christina Kim. #TextileScraps https://t.co/T61a5J6g7i
Twitter userCooper Hewitt – 5 months ago

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