Family Programs

Don’t miss our programs for the whole family!

09/22
Friday
Fri. September 22, 2017
11:00am to 3:00pm
To celebrate New York Textile Month, participants will explore stamping on various textiles. Held during most school holidays, our Family Day programs are for children ages 5-12 and facilitated by a museum educator. Join us for free design activities and gallery bingo on the Ground Floor. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
09/23
Saturday
Sat. September 23, 2017
11:00am to 3:00pm
To celebrate New York Textile Month, participants will design monsters using fabric scraps with guest designer, Elodie Blanchard. Workshops are geared toward kids ages 5 through 12. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
10/07
Saturday
Sat. October 7, 2017
11:00am to 3:00pm
Supergraphic the outside/inside of your home using emoticons that describe your personal family unit with Boym Partners, the 2009 National Design Award Winner for Product Design. This workshop is recommended for ages 8+ .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
10/09
Monday
Mon. October 9, 2017
11:00am to 3:00pm
Held during most school holidays, our Family Day programs are for children ages 5-12 and facilitated by a museum educator. Join us for free design activities, storytelling, and gallery bingo on the Ground Floor. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
10/14
Saturday
Sat. October 14, 2017
9:30am to 11:00am
Morning at the Museum is a Smithsonian program that provides access to a museum for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities by providing pre-visit materials, early entrance for registered families, 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
10/14
Saturday
Sat. October 14, 2017
11:00am to 4:00pm
Kicking off National Design Week, a day of free museum admission and special programming for all ages, led and inspired by National Design Award winners. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
10/21
Saturday
Sat. October 21, 2017
11:00am to 3:00pm
Explore product design with Joe Doucet, winner of the 2017 National Design Award for Product Design. Workshops are geared toward kids ages 5 through 12. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
11/04
Saturday
Sat. November 4, 2017
11:00am to 3:00pm
In this special session families will explore virtual reality with guest designer Play Lab. Workshops are geared toward kids ages 5 through 12. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
11/18
Saturday
Sat. November 18, 2017
11:00am to 3:00pm
Workshops are geared toward kids ages 5 through 12. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event