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Join SEGD Richmond for a tour of VCU's Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA)

Join the Richmond SEGD on a tour of one of Richmond's new iconic buildings, VCU's Institute for Contemporary Art. The building is designed by architect Steven Holl and opened spring of 2018. We will tour their facility lead by their Director of Facilities, Michael Lease. Gropen, Inc, the signage fabricators, will also provide insight into signage design throughout the tour. 

Space is limited, please RSVP!

Date + Time
Thursday, August 8, 2019
5:00 - 6:00 PM (Tour)
6:00 - 7:00 PM (Networking Happy Hour)

Tour Location
Institute of Contemporary Arts
601 W Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220

Networking Happy Hour Location
Your first drink is on us thanks to Gropen, Inc. Sponsorship!
Deep Run Roadhouse.
309 N Laurel St.
Richmond, VA 23220

You don't have to be a member of SEGD to attend the event, it is open to the entire design community and those interested in Experiential Graphic Design. To learn more about SEGD visit https://segd.org/.

Space is limited and a ticket is required, to register for this free event please RSVP below.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/segd-vcu-ica-tour-tickets-66969480519

O.K. Foundry Tour

Join SEGD Richmond + AIGA Richmond Tomorrow! O.K. Foundry Tour

Join the Richmond SEGD + AIGA Chapters on a tour of one of Richmond's historic and locally owned architectural artisan's, O.K. Foundry. We will tour their facility and learn how they maintain their artisan craft over 100 years after their founding!

O.K. Foundry was founded by James N. O'Neil Sr. in 1912 to supply Richmond's railroad, industrial and agricultural equipment companies with made to order cast iron. With a foundry pattern shop on premises, O.K. Foundry maintains complete traditional pattern making capabilities and foundry pattern tradecraft. If you plan to come, please wear closed-toe shoes!!

Date + Time
Thursday, May 30, 2019
2:30 - 4:00 PM (Tour)
4:00 - 5:00 PM (Happy Hour)

Tour Location
O.K. Foundry
1005 Commerce Road
Richmond, VA 23224

Happy Hour Location
Your first drink is on us thanks to Towne Bank Sponsorship!
Dogtown Brewing Co.
1209 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224

Space is limited and a ticket is required, to register for this free event please RSVP below.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/segd-aiga-ok-foundry-tour-tickets-61858746175

 

Sponsor: Towne Bank

 

 

 

AIGA and SEGD Bingo Night

SEGD Richmond + AIGA Designers in RVA Bingo This Thursday! See You There!
Join the Richmond SEGD and AIGA Chapters for a chance to connect with designers across industries in a Designers in RVA Bingo Night Mixer! Reconnect with old friends, meet new friends, or try your hand at our icebreaker social Bingo game. Your first drink is on us and there will be prizes for Bingo Winners!

We will give a brief intro to each organization and Chapter Chairs at the beginning and then look forward to continued networking throughout the night.

Date + Time
Thursday, March 14, 2019
7:00-9:00 PM

Location
Strangeways Brewing
2277 Dabney Road
Richmond, VA 23230

Space is limited and a ticket is required, to register for this free event please RSVP below.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/segd-aiga-designers-in-rva-bingo-night-tickets-58027235022

 

 

 

Studio Tour of Phoenix Handcraft

Join SEGD Richmond for a Studio Tour of Phoenix Handcraft Industry Series: Meet Your Makers 2
Looking for new artisan fabricators? Join SEGD Richmond and Phoenix Handcraft for the second installment of the Meet Your Makers Series. Kyle and Johannah will show us the importance of continuing to use handtools to create modern designs.

Phoenix Handcraft Studio Tour
Kyle and Johannah bring the ancient arts of blacksmithing and mosaics to a contemporary audience. Our work shows the relevance of handskills in the 21st century. Using handtools and early industrial equipment, we create modern designs with the timeless feel of handmade work.

We use reclaimed, local, durable, and non-toxic materials to create environmentally sustainable work. We place a strong emphasis on community outreach and collaboration, working with local artist friends and community arts groups including RVA Makers, Art 180, RVA MakerFest, and Richmond Craft Mafia. http://phoenixhandcraft.com/

Date + Time
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
6:00-8:00 PM

Location
Phoenix Handcraft

Space is limited and a ticket is required, to register for this free event please RSVP below.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/industry-series-meet-your-makers-2-tickets-...

 

 

 

VCU Brandcenter Panel

A panel event exploring the role of Experience Design across disciplines What (really) is Experience Design?
What does Experience Design mean to you? As creatives, we are always designing with a purposeful meaning or experience in mind, but how does that translate across different design disciplines?

What Experience Design Means Across Different Design Disciplines
On Friday, October 12th, join Andrew LeVasseur, Chairman of the Experience Design program at VCU Brandcenter, and a diverse panel of design professionals as they dive deep to explore the role of Experience Design in their work; from purpose through process and outcomes. Continue the conversation after the panel with a networking happy hour at Triple Crossing Brewing. First drink is on us (for those 21 and up)! Hosted by the Richmond chapter of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design, this event invites professionals from within and outside the experiential-design community to share their thoughts, ideas and experiences on what Experience Design means to them.

Moderator:
Andrew LeVasseur, Chair of the Experience Design program at VCU Brandcenter

Panelists:
Clive Roux, CEO of The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD)
Maggie Thacker, Director of Marketing and Bus. Dev. at Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
Rob Winstead, Principal at VMDO Architects and President of the Central VA AIA
Tasha Dean, Head of Production at The Martin Agency
David Murray, VP of Product Design at WillowTree

Date + Time
Friday, October 12, 2018
Panel 2:30-4:00 PM
Networking Happy Hour 4:00-5:30 PM

Location
VCU Brandcenter Lecture Hall
103 S Jefferson Street
Richmond, VA 23284

Space is limited and a ticket is required, to register for this free event please RSVP below.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/panel-what-is-experience-design-tickets-507...

Sponsors: VCU Brandcenter, WillowTree, Acorn

 

 

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