The Museum of Design Atlanta has interesting events lined up in conjunction with “Barrique: Wine, Design and Social Change,” its exhibit (through Oct. 13) about a wine barrel recycling project in Italy in which residents of a treatment center for drug addiction and social exclusion learn professional skills including wood working. The events include:
- “Design Conversation — Designing Rome’s Trevi Fountain,” a lecture by Katherine Rinne, author of “The Waters of Rome: Aqueducts, Fountains, and the Birth of the Baroque City,” 6 p.m. Oct. 1. $10.
- “Hands on Design: The Parma Menu,” a cooking school lesson (and a meal) in the style of one of Italy’s gastronomic centers, at Tuscany at Your Table, 6 p.m. Oct. 2. $45.
- “Festa Italiana,” Italian fare, cocktails and music, 7 p.m. Oct. 5. $50.
- “Design Conversation — Aspiring to Slowness: The Slow Food Movement in Italy and Beyond,” a talk by Julie Schaffer of Slow Food USA, 6 p.m. Oct. 10.