Join Cooper Hewitt for our Educator Open House!

Educators will explore the introduction of design literacy skills in their classroom with Cooper Hewitt’s design resources and programs.



Launched in 2006, National Design Week is held each year in conjunction with the National Design Awards program. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the National Design Awards, Cooper Hewitt will offer free admission to all museum visitors during National Design Week (October 12–19, 2019), courtesy of Target, and will host a series of free education programs broadening access to the vision and work of the country’s design leaders, inspiring people of all ages to engage with design and design thinking. National Design Week culminates with the National Design Awards Gala. View all programs and events here.

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National Design Week is made possible by major support from Target. Additional support is provided by Altman Foundation, Siegel Family Endowment, and The Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation.