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Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor

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227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States
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September 2019

Maker Minds Workshop: Open-Source Opportunities with GitHub

September 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Learn about GitHub, the largest, most popular platform for open-source projects. Understand the basics of creating and using open-source repositories and create a GitHub page, a free website hosting service. No coding background is required. This event is for the FIT community only.  

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October 2019

Return of the Haunted Photo Booth!

October 31, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

On Thursday, Oct. 31, from noon to 2 pm, come in your Halloween costume to trick or treat for candy and take a professional photo in the Gladys Marcus Library's haunted photo booth! You will be sent a digital download of your photo. This event is for the FIT community only. 

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November 2019

Canceled: Maker Minds Workshop: Robot Mannequin by Euveka

November 5, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

This event has been canceled. Come find out about Euveka, the first generation of robot mannequin, scalable and connected, capable of reproducing the human body's diversity to support the textile industry. This event is for the FIT community only.  https://youtu.be/EaXcPFKBfmk  

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December 2019

Maker Minds Workshop: Needle Felting with Conductive Roving

December 6, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Needle felting gets and e-textile twist in this take on a trending craft. Whether you've needle felted before or you're a newbie, come make your own crazy light-up creature! This event is for the FIT community only. 

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February 2020

MakerMinds Button-Making Event

February 6, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Welcome back! Come to the sixth floor of the Gladys Marcus Library and make button pins. Bring your own artwork or select images from our beautiful extra magazines. This event is for the FIT community only. 

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November 2022

MakerMinds Event: Origami for Beginners

November 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Learn the basic origami techniques and folds that will allow you to expand your skills into mastering any origami form. We'll also discuss origami's applications across many different industries including fashion, packaging design and tech. This event is for the FIT community only. 

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December 2022

MakerMinds Event: Adaptive Style Workshop

December 8, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Join the FIT Library and Open Style Lab for an introduction to the principles of inclusive design and adaptive design. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in the ideation process and experience hands-on learning around the adaptation of existing designs to improve accessibility and the process of creating designs that are inclusive from the start! This event is for the FIT community only; REGISTER HERE.

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February 2023

MakerMinds Event: My Stabby Valentine

February 14, 2023 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Take a stab at creating an e-textile valentine or anti-valentine. This project is inspired by Lynne Brunning's Stabby Valentine and uses conductive fabric and LED diode lights to make a heart that lights up with you stick it with a corsage pin! This event is for the FIT community only; register on FITLink. 

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March 2023

MakerMinds Event: Crochet, Knitting, and Code!

March 14, 2023 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Coding, knitting, and crochet share structural similarities: They are all information expressed in symbolic abbreviations. Because of these similarities, knitting has been used historically to convey coded messages. In this workshop, we offer the chance for students to knit or crochet their own short messages in either Morse or ASCII codes. We'll demonstrate ways to translate these into fiber and help students understand why this works. This event is for the FIT community only. 

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October 2023

FIT Authors Talks: Lamont O’Neal on Illustrated Men: Drawing and Rendering the Male Fashion Figure

October 11, 2023 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

This FIT Authors Talk will be held in the Gladys Marcus Library and is for students and employees only. Adjunct Professor Lamont A. O'Neal talks about his book Illustrated Men: Drawing and Rendering the Male Fashion Figure. A book signing will follow. Illustrated Men is a how-to guide in the drawing and rendering of the male fashion figure. The book includes chapters on the use of watercolor, marker, pencil, and digital tools in creating professional art. With over 300 illustrations…

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April 2024

Pet Therapy in the Library

April 16 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Maker Minds Space, Sixth Floor, 227 West 27th Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Pet therapy, also known as animal-assisted therapy, has emerged as a powerful tool for reducing stress among college students. Interacting with therapy animals, such as dogs has been shown to have numerous psychological benefits, including lowering levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, and increasing the release of oxytocin, the "feel-good" hormone. Come pet a pup and get a sense of calmness to help you unwind and recharge. Simply being in the presence of animals may help reduce your anxiety, improve…

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