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Preparing for Art and Design Colleges


New York City teens joined the DesignPrep program this fall for a series of school visits to local art and design colleges. DesignPrep introduces teens to colleges and career opportunities in design.
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Teens Upcycle Innovative Garments


Design with the Other 90%: CITIES, currently on view at the United Nations Visitors Center in New York, features projects, proposals, and solutions that address complex issues arising in emerging and developing economies. DesignPrep teens participated in a multi-session workshop led by designer Trudy Miller. Inspired by the CITIES exhibition
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2nd Annual DC Teen Design Fair


Hundreds of Washington, DC high-school students gathered at the Kogod Courtyard of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery to participate in one of the biggest teen design events of the year.
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Students Create Unique Prints with Sena Yang


Celebrated fashion designer Sena Yang, creator of her namesake line SENA, led a two-session fashion workshop at Cooper-Hewitt for high-school students.
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Unexpected Design


Teens from around the city joined us for a two-day product-design workshop led by instructor Julia Chiang. It was an unexpected design medium for sure – candy!
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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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Design for Play


"Rationale and reflections on teaching science through play- an informal, affective, qualitative and somewhat playful case study" by Scott Henstrand. Scott, a Physics teacher at Brooklyn High School for Collaborative Studies, is working alongside the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to intertwine science and design.
Science, design, interdisciplinary, teaching, education, play, qualitative, affective, Workshop, Carmen Dukes, Katie Koch, Project Interaction, youth, high school, high-school, students, tools

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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