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Calendar / Summer by Design
Friday August 4, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This summer Mingei International Museum will explore connections between the exhibition KANBAN—Traditional Shop Signs of Japan and contemporary approaches to signage, design and advertising. Hear from featured players in the field reflecting on and discussing signage and design through the lens of their own expertise. Come early for a complimentary happy hour at 5pm, with beer, wine and snacks. The program will begin at 6pm, seating is limited.
Sign Painters (program begins at 6pm): Hosted by designer Chris McCampbell, join us for a screening of the 2014 film, Sign Painters, a documentary that looks at the fascinating 150 year history of sign painters, as told by artists across the country. Prior to the screening, featured artist and sign maker Roderick Treece will demonstrate his process (5pm), then discuss the film with Chris and attendees after the screening.