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The Cooper-Hewitt Museum was founded in 1896. It was originally named Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration and it fell under the wing of theCooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. In 1895, the granddaughters of Peter Cooper, Sarah Cooper Hewitt, Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Amy Hewitt Green, asked the Cooper Union...
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The Cooper-Hewitt Museum was founded in 1896. It was originally named Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration and it fell under the wing of theCooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. In 1895, the granddaughters of Peter Cooper, Sarah Cooper Hewitt, Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Amy Hewitt Green, asked the Cooper Union...
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National Design Awards
Armchair, "Scroll", ca. 1935–40. Object ID 18714213
Explore the Collection
rendering of a large gallery with cases full of objects and people milling about.
The New Cooper Hewitt Experience
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Join & See it first
Family Program at Cooper Hewitt
Education programs
a rolling car, looks like a child's toy, with semi-circle blue body and lightbulbs sticking out of the top like a mohawk.
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Reflections from a Queensland fellow
Every year, the Queensland-Smithsonian Fellowship Program provides the opportunity for one Queensland school teacher to travel to New York to work in the Cooper-Hewitt’s Education Department for the summer. They develop knowledge and skills to apply and share with students and colleagues back in Queensland as well as contribute their unique vision to programs offered...
INFOPGRAHIC-Taxi-of-Tomorrow
The Taxi of Tomorrow is Here Today
Each day, 600,000 New Yorkers hop in the back of a taxi – the iconic yellow cab that is a symbol of New York City around the world. The 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi, New York's Taxi of Tomorrow, made its global debut yesterday at a special event with New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg...