Museum of Design Atlanta

Call: (404) 979-6455 or visit www.museumofdesign.org
A Smithsonian-affiliated gallery that has featured shows on artist-designed furniture, Japanese product design, lunch boxes and eco-friendly architecture. MODA is the only museum in the Southeast devoted exclusively to all things design.

Opening Celebration for Wire & Wood: The Design of Iconic Guitars

Saturday June 29, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
Join MODA as they celebrate the opening of the exhibition, Wire & Wood: The Design of Iconic Guitars!

They'll kick things off at 3 p.m. with a lecture by renowned luthier Paul Reed Smith, after which Smith will be interviewed by graphic designer, artist, and musician Ken Carbone.

Cocktails and l...
Cost: RSVP

Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso

Thursday June 13, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Join MODA for a guided tour of the exhibition Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso!
Cost: Free-$10

Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso

Thursday June 6, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Join MODA for a guided tour of the exhibition Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso!
Cost: Free-$10

Periodical: The Coffee Edition featuring Refuge Coffee Company

Thursday May 30, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
On Thursday, May 30, join us at MODA for Constellations‘ monthly discussion of smart articles in our “this is not a book-club” series, Periodical. Periodically, it’s nice to read an article. We do that, then talk about it over coffee. Like a book club with less commitment. For the “Art of Espresso” ...
Cost: Free

Hands on for Kids- Architectural Drawing for 9-13 Year Olds

Sunday April 28, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Introductory drawing techniques, and sketching skills with a focus on geometry, scale, and spatial representation will be taught.  
Cost: $35- $40

Design Discourse: Designing Prohibition

Saturday April 20, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Join Museum of Design's Assistant Director Lisa Babb as she leads a discussion on design for banned substances. Seating is limitied therefore registration is recommended. 
Cost: Free with admission

Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso

Sunday February 24, 2019 12:00 am EST
Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) welcomes Passione Italiana: The Art of Espresso, a new exhibition that explores espresso machine design and technology, while examining the social, political and cultural movements fueled by coffee and cafés throughout history. Previously on display at Kerkrade in the...
Cost: Free-$10

Design Conversation: Lana Rigsby

Thursday February 21, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Join MODA and Miami Ad School at Portfolio Center for a Design Conversation with Lana Rigsby of Rigsby Hull, titled Connecting the Dots—Art. Architecture. Books. Through vivid stories and projects from her 38-year career, Lana Rigsby makes a passionate case for elegant, classical design that “sees t...
Cost: $8 - $15

Feminist Icon Cross Stitch Workshop

Thursday January 31, 2019 06:00 pm EST
Learn a new way to celebrate feminist icons!

Because these incredible people deserve to be celebrated and channeled as we contend with our current sociopolitical climate, we’re having a special edition of MODA’s subversive cross-stitch workshop where we'll be stitching feminist icons.

Cost: $30 - $50

Exhibition Tour - Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone

Sunday January 20, 2019 03:00 pm EST
A guided tour of MODA's Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone.
Cost: Free - $10

Learn to Code Amazing Mazes in Scratch

Saturday December 1, 2018 03:30 pm EST
Everyone wants to learn how to code! Don?t know where to start? Join us at MODA to learn the basics of computer coding in our newest workshop series, Building from Scratch, where we?ll be making amazing mazes and learning skills essential to game and animation design. We?ll create a sprite (a charac...
Cost: $35

Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone

Thursday November 29, 2018 06:30 pm EST
Join Core Dance for a special tour of the exhibition Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone at MODA! Participants receive free entrance and a complimentary glass of wine. MODA's opening its doors for Core Dance friends and family. Sign up to enjoy a tour of this exhibition that captures characte...
Cost: Free

Design Conversation: Dana Arnett, VSA Partners

Thursday October 4, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Join us on Thursday, October 4 at 7pm for a Design Conversation presented by Dana Arnett, Founding Partner and Vice Chairman of VSA Partners. Arnett will give a talk titled, "Where to From Here? - a look back and a look ahead" This lecture will be held at the Hill Auditorium in the High Museum, dire...
Cost: $8-$25

Preview “Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone”

Saturday September 22, 2018 05:00 pm EDT
The newest exhibition from the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA). Design for Good is curated by John Cary, a renowned architect, connector, writer, and speaker focused on social change with an emphasis on design and philanthropy.
Cost: Price varies

Design Conversation: Noreen Morioka & Nicole Jacek

Thursday August 23, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Join us on Thursday, August 23 at 7 p.m. for a Design Conversation presented by Noreen Morioka & Nicole Jacek, Co-Head of Design at Wieden+Kennedy. This lecture will be held at the Hill Auditorium in the High Museum, directly across the street from MODA at 1280 Peachtree Street N.E., Atlanta, GA 303...
Cost: $8-$15

Raspberry Pi Jam

Wednesday July 18, 2018 05:00 pm EDT
We’re serving up Raspberry Pi at MODA, Wednesday July 18! In collaboration with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, MODA is hosting a Raspberry Jam featuring drop-in sessions, communal show-and-tell, and much more. Whether you’re interested in learning about the Raspberry Pi for the first time, want to tak...
Cost: FREE

E-mbroidery Workshop

Saturday July 14, 2018 02:00 pm EDT
Join us on for a workshop in which you'll learn to  embroider circuits! You heard us right —we'll use conductive thread and embroidery floss to create a embroidery design that lights up! Over the past few years, people have started making circuits in new ways using conductive materials — paints, t...
Cost: $40

Design Conversation: Bonnie Siegler on Signs of Resistance

Thursday July 12, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
Bonnie will discuss the power of imagery and the role it plays in social history. And she'll share some of the research that informs her new book, Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America. The book features hundreds of iconic, smart, angry, clever, unforgettable images and chronic...
Cost: $!5

Space Exploration: Design-Build Challenges with LEGO Robotics

Monday July 9, 2018 09:00 am EDT
Join us for a week of prototyping, imagining, and designing robots for space exploration using LEGO Robotics! Camp participants will learn the basics of LEGO Robotics (or expand on the knowledge they already have). LEGO Robotics is a tool that allows young designers to create robots using various LE...
Cost: $495

Queer Icon Subversive Cross-Stitch Workshop at Ponce City Market

Saturday June 30, 2018 02:00 pm EDT
This event will be held at Ponce City Market which can be found at 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. N.E.  Join us for a special edition of MODA’s Queer Icon Cross-Stitch workshop! Learn all about how cross-stitch got subversive. We’ll cover some basic history with mind-blowing examples, and you’ll learn cro...
Cost: $30-$50

LEGOs and Joe at Ponce City Market - June 30, 2018

Saturday June 30, 2018 10:00 am EDT
This event is at Ponce City Market, which can be found at 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. N.E. Grab the kids, we’ve got the coffee. Join MODA for LEGOs and Local Brew at The Shed! We’re bringing LEGOs to Ponce City Market for a day of engineering and design. Take on one of MODA’s design challenges, and pro...
Cost: $10.00

Screening and Discussion: 10 Parks that Changed America

Thursday June 28, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
This event will take place at Georgia Public Broadcasting, which will take place at 260 14th St. N.W. "10 Parks that Changed America" tells the story of 10 visionaries who took open canvases of land and transformed them into serene spaces that offer city dwellers a respite from the hustle and bust...
Cost: $0
1315 Peachtree St., N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 979-6455
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Tourist Attraction,Museum

(check the Museum for updated hours (last update June 26, 2017)
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 12–6PM
Wednesday: 12–6PM
Thursday: 12–8PM
Friday: 12–6PM
Saturday: 10AM–6PM
Sunday: 12–6PM