National Design Week Events

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10/07
Thursday
Thu. October 7, 2021
7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET
For this year’s National Design Month, Cooper Hewitt highlights some of the inspiring organizations from around the country that share the museum’s mission to educate, inspire, and empower through design. This week’s program features Detroit-based Design Core, a department within the College for Creative Studies that champions design-driven businesses and their role in strengthening Detroit's economy. .
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Virtual Program
On the left side of the image is a graphic of colorful circles overlaid. On the right side Image of Colloquate Design's Paper Monuments project. 2 people hang posters on a wall.
10/20
Wednesday
Wed. October 20, 2021
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
For this year’s National Design Month, Cooper Hewitt highlights some of the inspiring organizations from around the country that share the museum’s mission to educate, inspire, and empower through design. This week’s program features the winner of the 2021 National Design Award for Emerging Designer, Colloqate Design, a multidisciplinary nonprofit design justice practice based in New Orleans with a focus on expanding community access to, and building power through, the design of social, civic, and cultural spaces.  .
Event Address:
Virtual Program
Free, Registration Required (Registration will open soon.)
On the left side of the image is a graphic of colorful circles overlaid. On the right side, a young Project Invent student tries a prototype on a user's wrist while another student smiles and gets ready to help.
10/27
Wednesday
Wed. October 27, 2021
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET
For this year’s National Design Month, Cooper Hewitt highlights some of the inspiring organizations from around the country that share the museum’s mission to educate, inspire, and empower through design. This week’s program features the work of Project Invent, a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California dedicated to empowering every high school student to become an inventor.   .
Event Address:
Virtual Program
Free, Registration to open soon