What's on at Cooper-Hewitt
While we're renovating the Mansion, we have an extensive range of events and programs for all ages happening at other venues around New York City.
Weekly family programs run Tuesday through Saturdays and can be booked individually in the Family Programs section of our website.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pmCooper-Hewitt Design Center
Join the curator and gardeners from the Central Park Conservancy for a talk about the landscape design of the Central Park Conservatory Gardens and how it compliments and contrasts with Frederick Law Olmsted's overall design for Central Park. Learn about how the elements of form and color are rethought and refreshed each year within the garden's formal planting structure. Hear how the redesign strategies offer the public new and unique views from season to season.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pmCooper-Hewitt Design Center
Join Harlem-based landscape architect Elizabeth Kennedy as she presents her work on the Brooklyn Grange farm, a massive 65,000 sq ft roof towering eleven stories over the East River, atop Building no. 3 at the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard. Constructed as a Stormwater Management Tool funded by a NYC DEP Green Infrastructure Grant under PlaNYC, the project serves as an inspiring model of green roof possibilities.