Drue Heinz Study Center for Drawings and Prints and Henry Luce Study Room for American Art
Cooper Hewitt’s Drawings, Prints & Graphic Design department, among the world’s foremost repositories of European and American works on paper, holds over 147,000 drawings and prints dating from the Renaissance to the present. Included are designs for architecture, decorative arts, interiors, ornament, jewelry, textiles, graphic and industrial design, and the fine arts. The department’s collection is a vital resource for study, actively supports original research and scholarship, and fosters greater understanding and appreciation of the integral role of works on paper in the history of design and decorative arts up to the present day.
The Drawings, Prints & Graphic Design department welcomes scholars, students, researchers and members of the public to the Drue Heinz Study Center for Drawings and Prints and the Henry Luce Study Room for American Art by appointment.
Learn more about Cooper Hewitt’s Drawings, Prints & Graphic Design collection at collection.cooperhewitt.org
Designs for Ornament
Visits available by appointment on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.–4 p.m.
Please reach out by email to schedule an appointment.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128
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