We’ve selected just a few of some of the coolest events going on in the world over March so you’ll never struggle to find something to do.

Shanghai: Design Shanghai

Design Shanghai showcases the best design brands from across the globe and is Asia’s leading international design event. The event allows Asia’s top architects, interior designers, property developers, trailers and private buyers to network and establish long-term business relations. Last year over 300 brands participated and some of the world’s top galleries took part in thein the event, so if you’re interested in seeing some amazing design work and events then this is definitely the place for you.

9th to 12th March 2016

Shanghai Exhibition Center, Nanjing W Rd, Jing’an, Shanghai, China

www.designshowshanghai.com

 

Austin: SXSW

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Tim Ferris speaking at SXSW, taken by Travis Ball

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals gives the creators of original music, independent films and emerging technologies the chance to meet up together and network. The event generates lots of new creative content and provides great exposure for the creators who present their new music showcases, film screenings and media presentations at the conference. The conference lasts for 10 days with SXSW Interactive lasting for 5 days, Music for 6 days and Film running concurrently for 9 days. SXSW Music is the largest music festival of its kind, with more than 2,000 acts performing in 2014. The SXSW Film Festival celebrates emerging and innovative talent both behind and in front of the camera and have film awards that occur on the last day of the film conference. SXSW is a fantastic opportunity for industry leaders and emerging artists to create new ideas, content and celebrate music, film and new technology.

11th to the 20th March 2016

SXSW, 400 Bowie St, Austin, TX 78703, United States

www.sxsw.com

 

New York: The Women of Harper’s Bazaar, 1936 – 1958, New York

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Charles James, evening dress, circa 1952. Collection of The Museum at FIT. Museum Purchase. © The Museum at FIT. Model Betty Bridges in Tijuca, Brazil wearing a Claire McCardell swimsuit. Photography by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, color proof, featured in Harper’s Bazaar, May 1946. Collection of The Museum at FIT, © 1989 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents.

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Model Bijou Barrington on location in Arizona. Photography by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, color proof, featured in Harper’s Bazaar, January 1942. Collection of The Museum at FIT, © 1989 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents.

The Women of Harper’s Bazaar, 1936 – 1958 exhibition displays the amazing collaboration among Harper’s Bazaar editor-in-chief Carmel Snow, fashion editor Diana Vreeland, and photographer Louise Dahl-Wolfe. Photographs, documents and garments similar to those found within the pages of Harper’s itself depict the extent of the three ladies remarkable work. There are also biographical sections that help to emphasize the three women’s backgrounds, helping to highlight their own contributions to the magazine’s legacy. The exhibition anticipates Harper’s Bazaar’s 150th anniversary in 2017.

1st March to 2nd April 2016

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Seventh Avenue at 27 Street, New York City 10001-5992

www.fitnyc.edu/women-harpers-bazaar

 

 

Johannesburg: Bodyworlds Vital

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Body Worlds

If getting an in depth look at a real human body sounds like your kinda thing then look no further than Body Worlds. The Body Worlds exhibition is the first of its kind as it informs the visitor about anatomy, physiology and health by viewing real human bodies. The specimens on display are preserved through plastination, the preservation process invented by Dr. Gunther von Hagens in 1977. The exhibition contains real human specimens, including whole-body plastinates, as well as individual organs and transparent body slices and gives visitors the chance to see disease affected organs and demonstrates the mechanics of artificial knee and hip joints. It’s an amazing exhibition that gives visitors a look into the human body like never before.

1st March to 19th June 2016

Sci-Bono Discovery Center, Miriam Makeba St & Helen Joseph Street, Johannesburg, 2107, South Africa

R90 – R120

www.bodyworldsvital.co.za



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