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09/12
Monday
Mon. September 12, 2016
11:00am to 3:00pm
Our Family Day programs are for children ages 5-12 and facilitated by a museum educator. Held during most school holidays, each session will include a brief gallery tour and a design activity inspired by our permanent and special exhibitions. We offer four workshop sessions per day—two workshops in the morning and two workshops in the... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Richard Schermerhorn’s design for the Carnegie garden, 1901.
09/20
Tuesday
Tue. September 20, 2016
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Unlocking the Secret Garden: A Celebration of Cooper Hewitt’s Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden In 1901, Andrew Carnegie commissioned an innovative garden to complement his new home just off of Central Park. This idyllic space is now open to the public after its renovation designed by Walter Hood, principal of Hood Studio and winner of the 2009... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
The Target Design Family Festival at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City on October 10, 2015, part of the events of National Design Week. 

Photo by Shiho Fukada/Angela Jimenez Photography for Cooper Hewitt   www.angelajimenezphotography.com
09/24
Saturday
Sat. September 24, 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
 
Installation view of “Fragile Beasts.” Photo by Matt Flynn © Smithsonian Institution.
09/24
Saturday
Sat. September 24, 2016
11:00am to 12:00pm
Join Caitlin Condell, Assistant Curator, Drawings, Prints & Graphic Design, for a tour of Fragile Beasts, an exhibition of nearly 70 rarely seen ornamental prints and drawings from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Within the confines of ornamental designs, artists turned elements from nature into otherworldly beings, known as grotesques. These creatures, fearsome or playful,... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Illustration by Magali An Berthon
09/24
Saturday
Sat. September 24, 2016
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of mindful coloring in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden. Discover your own fragile beasts as you color in delicate designs adapted from the prints and drawings now on view in the Fragile Beasts exhibition. Materials will be provided and the Fragile Beasts Coloring Book will be available at SHOP Cooper Hewitt. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Installation view of “Energizing the Everyday: Gifts from the George R. Kravis II Collection.” Photo by Matt Flynn © Smithsonian Institution.
09/24
Saturday
Sat. September 24, 2016
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Join curators Emily Orr and Cynthia Trope for a Design Talk inspired by the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts from the George R. Kravis II Collection. Discover how twentieth-century designers made the daily routines of home and work the inspiration for new developments in style, technology, and materials for everything from cocktail shakers and coffee pots... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Photo courtesy of Dan Barry
09/26
Monday
Mon. September 26, 2016
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Dan Barry is a former NASA astronaut and a veteran of three space flights, four spacewalks, and two trips to the International Space Station. He will describe experiences unknown to most: the sensations of flying in space—from the g-forces at launch to the joy of weightlessness—and how design choices for color and utilities of the... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Scraps and By the People exhibition invitation
09/29
Thursday
Thu. September 29, 2016
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Barbara Mandel, Chairman, Beth Comstock, President, and Caroline Baumann, Director, invite all Cooper Hewitt members and invited guests to celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions: By the People: Designing a Better America On view through February 26, 2017 An exhibition of sixty collaborative design projects throughout the United States and across borders, By the People challenges the country’s growing crisis... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Recycled Jamdani panel, 2008; Designed by Christina Kim (American b. South Korea, 1957), produced by dosa (Los Angeles, California), embroidered by Rajka Designs (Gujarat, India), beaded by Devi Export (India); appliquéd and embroidered cotton with brocading, glass beads; Gift of Christina Kim and dosa inc., 2016-6-1; Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Photo© dosa inc.
10/01
Saturday
Sat. October 1, 2016
1:00pm to 3:00pm
The textile and apparel industries are the second-largest polluters in the world. Confronted with this overwhelming issue, many people are seeking an alternative to fast fashion and overconsumption. There is a growing movement toward repair and mending as a way to combat waste and add a personal touch to the garments and textiles we treasure.... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128