Public Programs

A group of people in a brightly lit gallery with red textiles hanging on all of the walls. A guide leads a discussion
Sun. January 19, 2020
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
Participants engage in lively discussion around a table.
Mon. February 10, 2020
4:30pm to 7:30pm
Join Christina L. De León, Associate Curator of Latino Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum for an interactive storytelling workshop inspired by design processes and rich stories in Cooper Hewitt's collection of historic and contemporary design. .
Event Address:
Dramatic Results
3310 Lime Avenue
Signal Hill, CA 90755
Wed. February 12, 2020
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Join Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and Verda Alexander of Studio O+A, the San Francisco-based design firm that won the 2016 National Design Award for Interior Design, for a hands-on workshop and studio tour. .
Event Address:
Studio O+A
452 Tehama St
San Francisco, CA 94103
Thu. February 13, 2020
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us for a reception and lively conversation with 2019 National Design Award winners: Lisa Iwamoto, IwamotoScott Architecture (Interior Design Award) Susan Kare (Lifetime Achievement Award) Ivan Poupyrev (Interaction Award) Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:30-8:30 pm 5:30 p.m. Arrive early to engage with NDA winners in short interactive sessions 6:30 p.m. Reception 7:15 p.m. Panel... .
Event Address:
Design Within Reach
200 Kansas Street
San Francisco, CA 94103