We’re open! Join DesignPrep as we explore Cooper Hewitt’s newly renovated galleries and play designer in our interactive exhibitions. Prototype lampshades and brainstorm products in our Process Lab, create your own wallpaper design in our Immersion Room, use the Collection Browser throughout the museum to thousands access of objects in the museum’s collection, including those currently on view in the galleries.



DesignPrep is a series of FREE teen workshops, studio tours and college visits, which focus on all forms of design from fashion and architecture to product and graphic design. Learn more HERE.

DesignPrep is made possible in part by the generous sponsorship of
Additional support is provided by the Altman Foundation, Deutsche Bank, The New York Community Trust, the Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation, the School of Visual Arts, and the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation.