Adult Programs

Adult programs

As the nation’s design museum, Cooper Hewitt offers a range of adult public programs and events that engage with our exhibitions and collections through exploring contemporary and historic design topics. From lectures and panel discussions to studio visits and hands-on workshops, our programming aims to share the power and possibilities of design.

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For information about mansion and exhibition tours, please visit Tours.


Upcoming Adult Programs

To see programs for all age levels, view our Calendar.


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