Workshops

Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt Teen Design Fair at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC on July 13th, 2012. (Photos by Richard Patterson)
05/13
Friday
Fri. May 13, 2016
9:00am to 12:30pm
DC public high school students can discover their future career path at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s DC High School Design Summit, where teens explore design careers with professionals, including the 2015 and 2016 National Design Award winners! .
Event Address:
Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building
900 Jefferson Drive SW
Washington, DC 20560
(Jefferson Drive Entrance)

View of the front of Carnegie mansion looking south
05/14
Saturday
Sat. May 14, 2016
11:00am to 3:00pm
Workshops are geared towards children 5-12. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Trans... Armchair, 2007; Designed by Fernando Campana and Humberto Campana; Brazil; wicker, iron, found objects (plastic, rubber); H x W x D: 102.5 x 96.5 x 83 cm (40 3/8 in. x 38 in. x 32 11/16 in.); Commissioned from the designers by Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; 2007-46-1 Photo by: Matt Flynn
05/17
Tuesday
Tue. May 17, 2016
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Estudio Campana, founded by Humberto and Fernando Campana, is renown for its use of every day or discarded objects to create expressive new forms. In this workshop, participants will learn how Estudio Campana designers experiment and play with natural and synthetic materials to create furniture and housewares. Working alongside Humberto Campana and Estudio designers, participants... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
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05/18
Wednesday
Wed. May 18, 2016
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Join DesignPrep for a FREE campus tour of Cooper Union, learn about undergraduate study options, meet admissions officers and current students, and see if studying at Cooper Union is right for you. .
Event Address:
7 East 7th Street
New York, NY
10003
Detonado Sofa, 2013 Campana Brothers.     Photo courtesy of the Estudio Campana
05/18
Wednesday
Wed. May 18, 2016
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Estudio Campana, founded by Humberto and Fernando Campana, is renown for its use of every day or discarded objects to create expressive new forms. In this workshop, participants will learn how Estudio Campana designers experiment and play with natural and synthetic materials to create furniture and housewares. Working alongside the designers, participants will create their... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
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05/20
Friday
Fri. May 20, 2016
5:00pm to 8:00pm
DesignPrep is going to the Met! Grab your friends and take over The Met for the night. Drop in for teen-only activities across the Museum including art making, performances, gallery activities for teens by teens, music, dancing, and more. Discover what you can also do at over forty NYC cultural and community organizations this year.... .
Event Address:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 81st Street
Photo Courtesy of Pratt
05/25
Wednesday
Wed. May 25, 2016
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Join DesignPrep for a FREE campus tour of Pratt, learn about undergraduate study options, meet admissions officers and current students, and see if studying at Pratt is right for you. .
Event Address:
200 Willoughby Ave
Brooklyn, NY
11205
View of the front of Carnegie mansion looking south
05/28
Saturday
Sat. May 28, 2016
11:00am to 3:00pm
Workshops are geared towards children 5-12. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Édouard Guichard
Die Harmonie der Farben
[The harmony of colors]
Frankfurt a.M.: Wilhelm Rommel, 1882
Purchased by the Margery F. Masinter Endowment
06/18
Saturday
Sat. June 18, 2016
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Create your own color harmonies in a book-arts workshop with Esther K. Smith, pioneer designer of handmade books and co-founder of Purgatory Pie Press.  Inspired by the Smithsonian Libraries’ exhibition Color in a New Light, the workshop will include a display of rare books on color theory from the museum’s collection. Participants will create their own... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128