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MODA toasts Italy with exhibit, lectures

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. $10.
  • “Hands on Design: Wine Journal Book Binding,” a workshop led by Atlanta Printmakers Studio, noon Oct. 12. $25. (Reservation required.)

1315 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-979-6455, www.museumofdesign.org.

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