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.
Museum admission not required.
Additional classes will be offered on February 10 at 10:30 a.m. and February 16 at 2:00 p.m.
Cooper Hewitt Lab: Design Access is a free programming series taking place in the first two weeks of February 2018, activating the Barbara and Morton Mandel Design Gallery as a collaborative space for learning and experimentation through interactive activities, workshops, discussions, and more for visitors of all ages and communities. Presented in partnership with New York City’s Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, collaborators include the San Francisco-based studio Creative Growth, Columbia University Digital Storytelling Lab, Google, Mark Morris Dance Group’s Dance for PD, and ReelAbilities Film Festival.