Gala: October 20, 2016

The National Design Awards are bestowed each year at a benefit dinner and awards ceremony hosted by Cooper Hewitt.

Reserve Your Place Today!

Honor this year’s National Design Award winners by attending the Gala in the spectacular setting of the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden at Cooper Hewitt on October 20, 2016 or by making a contribution to the Awards. All proceeds support Cooper Hewitt’s programs that educate, inspire, and empower people through design.

Reserve your tables and tickets online, call 212.849.8340, or email Seating is limited.

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2016 Gala Co-Chairs

Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie

Kurt Andersen and Anne Kreamer

Susan Avarde

Dror Benshetrit

Alain and Anne-Laure Bernard

Constantin and Laurene Boym

Thom Browne

Beth Comstock

Alex Constantinople

Bart Friedman and Wendy Stein

Shelby and Frederick Gans

Edward and Helen Hintz

Randy Hunt and Kelsey Taylor Hunt

Jon and Shigemi Iwata

Madeleine Rudin Johnson

Jon Kamen

David and Cindy Lubars

Barbara and Morton Mandel

David Rockwell

Rachel Shechtman

Michael Ventura

Todd Waterbury

Judy Francis Zankel and Norman S. Benzaquen

2015 National Design Awards

special thanks