SVA MA Design Research

SVA MA Design Research, Writing & Criticism1 is a one-year graduate program2
devoted to the study of design, its contexts & consequences.
Our graduates have gone on to pursue research-related careers in publishing, education, museums, institutes, design practice, entrepreneurship, & more.3

  1. Formerly known as D-Crit
  2. About the program
  3. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. All successful candidates awarded a significant scholarship!
SVA MA Design Research

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Brooke Hodge, “The Curator’s Eye: From Idea to Exhibition” – SVA MA Design Research

Brooke Hodge, “The Curator’s Eye: From Idea to Exhibition”

Megan Radke in a Spun Chair, Heatherwick Studio. Photo: Evan ChavezIn this talk, Brooke Hodge discusses her career as a curator and the behind-the-scenes explorations, conversations, and negotiations that go into developing exhibitions about architecture, design, and fashion.
Image: Megan Radke in a Spun Chair, Heatherwick Studio. Photo by Evan Chavez.

Brooke Hodge is deputy director at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. From 2010 to 2014, she was director of exhibitions and publications at Los Angeles’ Hammer Museum, and from 2001-2009 she was curator of architecture and design at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles. Hodge, who served as director of exhibitions and publications at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design from 1991-2000, is also a widely published writer on architecture and design. From 2008-2014 she contributed the biweekly column “Seeing Things” to the New York Times T Magazine blog.