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November 18, 2014  |  Artists, MoMA Stores
Marina Abramović: The Artist Will Be Present
Marina Abramović's Portrait with Scorpion (Closed Eyes) (2005), shown reproduced on the limited-edition scarf, with signature

Marina Abramović’s Portrait with Scorpion (Closed Eyes) (2005), shown reproduced on the limited-edition scarf, with signature

On Tuesday, November 25, Marina Abramović will yet again be present at a MoMA-related event, but this time the occasion is an in-store signing at the MoMA Design Store, Soho. The artist has designed a limited-edition silk scarf (shown above) in collaboration with the fashion company Pineda Covalin, and she will be on hand to sign scarves and copies of her 2010 MoMA exhibition catalogue, Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present. Read more

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Little things making BIG things happen in the MoMA Store Windows
The completed window at MoMA Stores midtown NYC location.

Completed window at the MoMA Design Store midtown Manhattan location

The MoMA Stores have devoted our New York retail windows to feature a very special little product, a product “big enough” to be included in the Museum’s own design collection. The windows include larger than life-size objects that flicker, move, and spin through the technology of littleBits, tiny circuit boards with specific functions engineered to snap together with magnets. Read more

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January 24, 2013  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids, MoMA Stores
Children’s Author Events Return to the MoMA Design Store in Soho

Photo: Michael Nagle

Photo: Michael Nagle

Back by popular demand, Children’s Author Events at the MoMA Design Store connect children with beloved authors whose imaginative stories come to life through readings and interactive workshops. Read more

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September 17, 2012  |  Events & Programs, MoMA Stores
The MoMA Design Store in Soho and Lomography Team Up
A few of our friends showed us what they LoVE and now it's your turn!

A few of our friends showed us what they “LoVE” and now it’s your turn!

From September 21 to 23, the MoMA Design Store in Soho is teaming up with Lomography to help you “Find Something You LoVE.” Lomography, creator of unique analogue cameras that have captured the imagination of people around the world, will have a photographer in the store to snap pictures of shoppers of all ages showing off their favorite products. Read more

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September 12, 2012  |  Family & Kids, MoMA Stores
The MoMA Design Store in Soho Launches New Children’s Author Series

Children engage with art at a MoMA family program.

The magic of books is coming to life this fall at the MoMA Design Store in Soho. In celebration of our newly expanded children’s area, we are inviting families to meet and engage with authors whose works ignite the imaginations of young people around the world. Read more

May 14, 2010  |  MoMA Stores
Discovering Portuguese Design

Whistler Cork Creamer, Sugar, Cups, and Teapot from Destination: Portugal

We recently travelled through Lisbon, Porto, and beyond to find products for our eighth Destination: Design collection, which introduces designers and design themes from around the world. This year’s collection—Destination: Portugal—highlights lifestyle products usually found only in Portugal, and the selection process was an exciting journey for us. We had a number of partners for the project, including Ministry of Culture, Portugal; TemaHome; Turismo de Portugal; aicep Portugal Global; and Fundação de Serralves, who helped introduce us to Portuguese designers, artisans, and manufacturers creating everything from umbrellas and filigree jewelry to furniture, teapots, weather predictors, and notebooks. Read more

December 4, 2009  |  MoMA Stores
MoMA’s Holiday Card Program
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A holiday card created by Robert Indiana (from his LOVE screenprint) was popular in the late 1960s.

Every year since 1954, we have introduced a new line of holiday cards created by artists and designers from around the world. MoMA’s holiday card program was initiated by the Museum’s Junior Council affiliate group, which was founded five years earlier as a way to “bring together a group of younger people who have…a desire to see the [arts] fostered soundly and liberally.” (The Junior Council subsequently evolved into MoMA’s Contemporary Arts Council.)

What the Junior Council started over fifty years ago has become the responsibility of MoMA’s Retail department, which has continued to develop the program every year since. Many well-known artists and designers have been commissioned to create MoMA holiday cards over the years, including Alexander Calder, Robert Indiana, Andy Warhol, Jim Dine, Ben Shahn, and Joseph Cornell.

For the 2009 selections, the Retail department met over several months to pare over three hundred entries down to the final group of twenty-seven new cards for this holiday season. A final selection was made from entries from as far away as Japan and as close as New York. As in previous years, we wanted to create a diverse collection of cards with a variety of themes, colors, interactive features, and construction techniques. In addition to new pop-up cards by Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart, this year’s line also includes cards featuring Santa and Rudolph in a New York City taxicab, a skiing Santa, a penguin couple, a herd of reindeer, a group of snowmen decorating a tree, a pyramid of elves, and more. We also selected cards for celebrating Hanukkah, the New Year, and the general holiday season. And every holiday card purchase supports MoMA’s programs! Read more