Dance. Music. Design.

Cocktails at Cooper Hewitt

The popular summer performance series returns to the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden. All ages welcome. Held rain or shine.

June 21–August 9, 2018
Thursday evenings, 6:00–9:00 p.m.

$13 per evening online/$15 at door. For children ages 5–17, $7 tickets may be purchased at the garden entrance or museum admissions desk. Children under five are free. No refunds.

Cocktails at Cooper Hewitt ticket holders may enter the museum starting at 5 p.m.

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Performance schedule (subject to change)

Members enjoy free admission all summer long!

No need to register. Just show your membership card at the door. Become a member today!

Corporate Members are granted free admission when the individual presents a Cooper Hewitt Executive Membership card. For further inquires, please contact the Corporate Membership Department at 212.849.8481 or

Smithsonian and reciprocal memberships do not provide admission for this special event.

Cocktails and light fare

Enjoy specialty cocktails and more from Cooper Hewitt’s Tarallucci e Vino Cafe.
Valid I.D. required for cocktails.


Juilliard School performances are made possible by the generous support of Dinny and Lester Morse.

Favorite moments of past performances

Extended museum hours

First- and second-floor exhibition galleries will be open from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. each Thursday.

Getting here

The Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden is an accessible space and the entrance is located on East 90th Street, between Madison & Fifth Avenues.

View directions to the garden entrance.

Learn more about accessibility at Cooper Hewitt.