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 Marie Warsh, landscape historian and Director of Preservation Planning for the Central Park Conservancy for a talk about the history and design of the Conservatory Garden in Central Park. Learn about the origins of the Park's only formal garden and how it compliments and contrasts with Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux's overall design for Central Park.
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.