Morning at the Museum is a Smithsonian program that provides access to a museum for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities. This program includes an introduction to the design process, exploration of Cooper Hewitt’s collection, and some brainstorming activities online.

No specific supplies are needed for this program– participation in all activities is possible with no materials, or you can use a paper and any writing utensils to record your brainstorming ideas.

This program is free and for all ages. Pre-Registration Required. To register, email

Previsit materials will be provided for this program via email included a design process worksheet and visual schedule. Live Captioning will be provided. Please email us at with any requests for accommodations.