Accessibility Programs

A young boy with mother constructing a prototype from cardboard and tape. Other families are visible in background. Scroll down for program date, time, and registration information.
06/01
Saturday
Sat. June 1, 2019
9:00am to 10:30am
Morning at the Museum is a Smithsonian program that provides access to a museum for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities. This program provides early entrance, pre-visit materials for participating families, a gallery scavenger hunt, design activities, and a “take a break” space. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E. 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
Embroidered flowers in rich warm tones on a white cloth. Flowers fill the bottom half of the image.
06/07
Friday
Fri. June 7, 2019
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Dynamic verbal description tours of exhibitions are offered the first Friday of every month at 1:30p.m. Join a Cooper Hewitt educator in conversation and explore a selection of objects through detailed verbal description and touch. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
Design Dialogue program for visitors with memory loss. A light pink flower with neon yellow burst at center on a black background.
07/14
Sunday
Sun. July 14, 2019
10:30am to 12:00pm
Cooper Hewitt offers a free program for individuals with Alzheimer's or other dementias and their care partners to experience and discuss design objects and exhibitions in a small group. Led by museum educators, these dialogues provide a social environment for exploring design objects and stories and participate in hands-on learning experiences . .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event