National Design Library Moves into New Spaces

The Carnegie Mansion on Fifth Avenue, home of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, is closed for the next two years as it undergoes extensive renovations. The Museum’s National Design Library – established in the 1890s by the Museum’s founders, the Hewitt Sisters, at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art – has occupied the Mansion’s third floor since the collections were obtained by the Smithsonian in the 1970s
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Bill Moggridge moves in with the Education department

While the office trailers have been a fixture in Cooper-Hewitt’s garden for the last two years, they recently gained a high-profile resident. Cooper-Hewitt’s Director, Bill Moggridge, has migrated from his grand office in the Museum’s mansion into the Education department trailer for the next month.
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