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01/25
Wednesday
Wed. January 25, 2017
4:30pm to 6:30pm
REBEL NELL WORKSHOP Rebel Nell uses fallen graffiti from around Detroit to make more than just beautiful jewelry. Featured in Cooper Hewitt’s By the People exhibition, the company’s unique structure creates impact in the community to empower women transitioning from shelters to an independent life. Meet Rebel Nell’s founder Amy Peterson, learn more about her... .
Event Address:
2 East 91 Street
New York, NY
10128
 
Photo provided by Rebel Nell
01/26
Thursday
Thu. January 26, 2017
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Shauna Carey, Amplify program director for IDEO.org, leads a discussion on how small businesses can champion social justice for employees in need and help them to overcome barriers to leading independent lives. Carey will speak with Amy Peterson, cofounder and CEO, and Patricia Caldwell, production manager, of the Detroit-based jewelry design studio Rebel Nell, featured... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
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01/28
Saturday
Sat. January 28, 2017
11:00am to 3:00pm
Workshops are geared towards children 5-12. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
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01/30
Monday
Mon. January 30, 2017
8:30am to 12:30pm
K-12 educators are invited to explore the ways in which design can be used as a catalyst for positive action by touring Cooper Hewitt’s temporary exhibitions, By the People: Designing a Better America, and Scraps: Fashion, Textiles and Creative Reuse. Educators will explore exhibition content, workshop strategies for integrating socially responsible design into their curriculum, and participate... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
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01/31
Tuesday
Tue. January 31, 2017
4:30pm to 6:30pm
MARISOL RODRIGUEZ WORKSHOP Join DesignPrep as we create objects and systems for positive change, inspired by Cooper Hewitt’s By the People exhibition. Designer Marisol Rodriguez will share her own design strategies and develop exciting design solutions with us in this fast paced workshop. This FREE 1-session workshop take place on Tuesday, January 31 from 4:30... .
Event Address:
2 East 91 Street
New York, NY
10128
 
Photo credits (left to right): Kate Cutlip; Infinite Socket; Ayse Kipper
02/02
Thursday
Thu. February 2, 2017
6:30pm to 8:00pm
How do designers best understand and meet the needs of underserved communities? What practices foster deeper insight and promote new creative thinking? In conjunction with the exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America, Cooper Hewitt and Pratt Institute, with additional support from CaringKind, host a presentation and discussion of these questions and more with National Design... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Photo credits (left to right): Mark Herboth; client is District of Columbia Public Library and Chattanooga Public Library
02/09
Thursday
Thu. February 9, 2017
6:30pm to 8:00pm
U.S. public libraries are redefining and expanding their roles in civic life to ensure community access to the vital information and tools needed to learn, create, and improve lives. Join us for a conversation on public libraries as hubs for civic engagement, with a focus on the innovative neighborhood libraries featured in By the People:... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
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02/11
Saturday
Sat. February 11, 2017
11:00am to 3:00pm
Workshops are geared towards children 5-12. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
Photo provided by Remix. "Jane" visualizes how far someone can travel in fifteen-minute increments.
02/15
Wednesday
Wed. February 15, 2017
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Across the United States, designers are using cognitive computing and data analysis to help American cities meet the needs of their diverse populations. Tiffany Chu, Code for America fellow and cofounder of the public transport data initiative Remix; Adam Cutler, distinguished designer at IBM Design; and Sarah Williams, director of  MIT’s Civic Data Design Lab and cocreator of the City Digits: Local Lotto project, will... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128