Since Spring 2015, Design Nation has curated, hosted and contributed to events related to artmaking and craft in the modern era, with more to come. We’re into walking tours, salons with special guests, weekend getaway trips, talks and more. Register for upcoming events below, and learn about past events. Sign up for our mailing list


Past Events

Tour and Reception:       VIRGIL CANTINI

August 26, 2017, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Vignelli Design Center and Roche’s Rochester Institute of Technology

Travel Tour: Rochester Institute of Technology & Vignelli Center for Design Studies

November 18-19, 2016

RIT Campus, Rochester, New York 

Picasso and Sasaki on the Superblock

Tour: Picasso and Sasaki on the Superblock

October 29, 2016

Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York

A Modern Man: Nikos Bel-Jon - presented by Brittany Reilly

Talk: A Modern Man: Nikos Bel-Jon - presented by Brittany Reilly

August 11, 2016,

Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens,

New York


Works by Nikos Bel-Jon, mid-century metal muralist

Tour: Works by Nikos Bel-Jon, mid-century metal muralist

August 13, 2016,
New Jersey and New York

Restoration of a Louise Nevelson sculpture with art conservator, Sarah Nunberg

Talk: Restoration of a Louise Nevelson sculpture with art conservator, Sarah Nunberg

June 11, 2016,

Brooklyn, New York

Inaugural Event featuring show and tell with Love Menu Art

Salon: Inaugural Event featuring show & tell with Love Menu Art

April 30, 2016

Brooklyn, New York