Teens

A visit with Sena Yang


Teens had a behind-the-scenes opportunity this week with a visit to SENA. Sena Yang is the creative force behind her namesake, SENA.
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Scholars Program Kicks Off In Style


The Cooper-Hewitt Scholars students had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with the master model maker from Van Cleef & Arpels, Sophie Pean. Sophie, who trained at an institution founded by Louis XIV is known to VC&A as a living treasure.
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Jell-O's Big Adventure


The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Eyebeam Art + Technology Center and Smart Design have teamed up to take Jell-O on a whirlwind tour through New York City with a Jell-O Mold Workshop for high school students interested in food, design, and technology!
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Meet the Digital (youth) Interns


Digital (youth) interns tag objects in the Museum collection!  
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Cooper-Hewitt acquires a MakerBot


BREAKING NEWS…the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum’s education department has acquired a MakerBot!
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Great Minds Think Alike


A recent article by Urban Gardens features New York City designer Marco Antonio Castro Cosio. As part of his graduate thesis at New York University the designer presented a project that “aims to reclaim the forgotten space on the tops of city buses, while enhancing the quality of urban life by proliferating green spaces on these unused bus roofs.” 
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Teens take part in JFK 50th Anniversary Website


Jeremy Guerra gathering data in Morrisania, South Bronx
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MOUSE Corps Students meet Bill Moggridge at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum


This year Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is taking part in this innovative project by providing MOUSE Corps Legacy students the opportunity to learn about how design can affect and improve the community.
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A-Trak Music Workshop


During the summer of 2010, the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Nike and Make Something!! teamed up for a youth-based education program in celebration of the World Basketball Festival which took place in Rucker Park on August, 12.
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Made by Hand: Alabama Chanin


The evening of May 19th capped off a three-day residency at the Cooper-Hewitt for Natalie Chanin, founder and designer of the design studio Alabama Chanin. Chanin, one of the founders of the burgeoning “slow fashion” movement, followed up her two-day Design Directions workshop for teenagers with an hour-long public lecture and book signing. 
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