EQ3 loves all things art, design and culture. Our goal each week, on the EQ3 Inhabit blog, is to share these passions with you. Our hope is that each post gives you a better sense of who we are and what we love. And, that by sharing the people, products and events that inspire us, you will in turn be inspired too.
This spring, EQ3 is sending one lucky fan and a guest to New York City: the cultural capital of the world! The winner will receive a 5 day 4 night trip for two to New York City, including $1,000 spending money, tickets to the International Contemporary Furniture Fair and entry into the Museum of Modern Art. Jump to the bottom of this post to learn the three ways you can enter the contest, but first, we’ve put together a list of things that anyone travelling to New York this spring or summer will want to check out!
5 Things to See and Do in New York City (Spring/Summer 2014)
01. MOMA: Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal
No New York trip is complete without a visit to the Museum of Modern Arts, and this exhibition on famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright makes it all the more worthwhile. You’ll be exposed to drawings, films and large-scale architectural models that examine Wright’s complex relationship with the city and his theories about the vertical and horizontal landscape. (February 1 – June 1, 2014)
02. MCNY: City as Canvas: New York Graffiti from the Martin Wong Collection
Check out Museum of the City of New York’s first-ever exhibition of works from Martin Wong’s expansive collection of street art. The exhibit highlights over 150 pieces from Wong’s collection (which he donated to the MCNY in 1994) and celebrates the artistic movement-turned-worldwide phenomenon and its impact on music, fashion and visual culture. (February 4 – August 24, 2014)
03. The Met: Charles James: Beyond Fashion
Fashionista’s will love The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s inaugural exhibition of the newly renovated Costume Institute. Charles James: Beyond Fashion explores the design process behind legendary twentieth-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James’ revolutionary ball gowns. Approximately 75 of Jame’s most notable designs will be on display. (May 8 – August 10, 2014)
04. Guggenheim: Italian Futurism (1909 – 1944): Reconstructing the Universe
Visit the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum to discover the artistic languages of the Italian Futurist movement. This multidisciplinary exhibition features 300 works displayed in chronological order. Works span a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture, architecture, design, ceramics, fashion, film, photography, advertising, free-form poetry, publications, music, theater, and performance. (on February 21 – September 1, 2014)
05. Center for Architecture: Considering the Quake: Seismic Design on the Edge
Take advantage of your visit to the design mecca of the world, and stop by the Center for Architecture. Their latest exhibition explores the intersection between the aesthetics of architectural form and the technicality of structural design -all through the lens of earthquake engineering. (February 13 – May 26, 2014)
There are 3 ways to enter!
1. @EQ3_Furniture with #EQ3NYC
‘Follow’ @EQ3_Furniture on Twitter and Tweet at us what you love about the city or why you want to go.
Include “@EQ3_Furniture” and “#EQ3NYC” in your Tweet.
‘Like’ us on Facebook and enter to win.
Visit us in store and fill out a ballot.
Increase your chances to win by entering through all three entry points!
Note: Please review the Official Rules and Regulations here for complete details. Campaign ends April 13th, 2014. Open to Canadian and U.S. residents only.