Workshops

01/27
Saturday
Sat. January 27, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm
Participants will engage in a hands-on workshop with Scott Stowell, 2008 National Design Award winner for communication 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
Photograph of art studio space. A rug with blue, green, yellow, and cream patterning hangs in the foreground. Artwork and supplies are in the background.
02/05
Monday
Mon. February 5, 2018
11:00am to 1:00pm
Creative Growth Art Center is a San-Francisco-based nonprofit serving artists with developmental, mental, and physical disabilities. During this hands-on workshop, visitors of all abilities are welcome to collaborate with a Creative Growth teacher to create a hooked rug designed by an artist with a disability. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Photograph of seven teens around a table working on a prototype.
02/05
Monday
Mon. February 5, 2018
4:30pm to 6:30pm
A special session of Cooper Hewitt’s DesignPrep program open to all teens, this hands-on workshop led by professional designers will explore accessibility and inclusion in design and engage teens in the approaches designers use to address complex challenges. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Photograph shows seven people in a dance studio. All hold hands with their arms lifted up.
02/06
Tuesday
Tue. February 6, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm
The acclaimed Dance for PD program of the Brooklyn-based Mark Morris Dance Group will present a free one-hour dance class for people with Parkinson’s disease in the Barbara and Morton Mandel Design Gallery.  In Dance for PD classes, participants are empowered to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating, and creative. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Photograph of six people in a dance studio. The photograph focuses on two people's clasped hands. Four people stand in the background holding hands.
02/10
Saturday
Sat. February 10, 2018
10:30am to 11:30am
The acclaimed Dance for PD program of the Brooklyn-based Mark Morris Dance Group will present a free one-hour dance class for people with Parkinson’s disease in the Barbara and Morton Mandel Design Gallery.  In Dance for PD classes, participants are empowered to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating, and creative. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
02/10
Saturday
Sat. February 10, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm
Participants will design a wallpaper with Flavor Paper. 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
Photograph of man standing behind hanging panels of blue, green, and white string. Image is repeated three times.
02/15
Thursday
Thu. February 15, 2018
6:30pm to 8:00pm
What language best communicates the qualities of an object? How do we form meaning from what we see, hear, and touch? Museums and institutions around the world use verbal descriptions—nonvisual language to describe the visual world—to make their collections and resources accessible to people with blindness or low vision. Short talks by accessibility experts, artists,... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Photograph of five people sitting in chairs in a dance studio. All five people have their arms raised above their heads.
02/16
Friday
Fri. February 16, 2018
2:00pm to 3:00pm
The acclaimed Dance for PD program of the Brooklyn-based Mark Morris Dance Group will present a free one-hour dance class for people with Parkinson’s disease in the Barbara and Morton Mandel Design Gallery.  In Dance for PD classes, participants are empowered to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating, and creative. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
02/24
Saturday
Sat. February 24, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm
Participants will design a chair with Zimmerman Workshop. 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
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