01/18
Thursday
Thu. January 18, 2018
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Create interactive fashion! Learn the basics of wearable design to develop an e-textile swatch using sensory technology, Arduiono programming, and web development. .
Event Address:
2 East 91 Street
New York, NY
10128
 
01/23
Tuesday
Tue. January 23, 2018
5:00pm to 7:00pm
How do you help students test their ideas in your classroom? Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum invites K-12 educators to join a fun and interactive experience to explore various approaches to prototyping. A critical step in the design process, prototyping helps problem-solvers test their ideas, learn from failures, experiment with materials and visualize their solutions. This... .
Event Address:
Exploratorium
Kanbar Forum
Pier 15, Embarcadero at Green Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
 
01/24
Wednesday
Wed. January 24, 2018
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum invites you to celebrate the 2017 National Design Awards in San Francisco. Join us for a cocktail reception and a lively conversation with Caroline Baumann, Director of Cooper Hewitt, and National Design Award winners, including: Hartmut Esslinger, designer, founder of frog design (Lifetime Achievement Award) James Lord, founding principal of... .
Event Address:
DWR San Francisco Studio
200 Kansas Street
San Francisco, CA
Directions: dwr.com/studios
 
01/27
Saturday
Sat. January 27, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm
Participants will engage in a hands-on workshop with Scott Stowell, 2008 National Design Award winner for communication design. Workshops are geared toward kids ages 5 through 12. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
01/29
Monday
Mon. January 29, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Designers use empathy to create products with, by, and for users with physical, cognitive, and sensory disabilities, adapting challenges into opportunities to increase mobility, independence, and connectivity. Cooper Hewitt’s newest exhibition, Access+Ability, showcases recent innovative designs focused on creating unprecedented access for people to more fully engage in life through the application of advancements in research,... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Photograph of art studio space. A rug with blue, green, yellow, and cream patterning hangs in the foreground. Artwork and supplies are in the background.
02/05
Monday
Mon. February 5, 2018
11:00am to 1:00pm
Creative Growth Art Center is a San-Francisco-based nonprofit serving artists with developmental, mental, and physical disabilities. During this hands-on workshop, visitors of all abilities are welcome to collaborate with a Creative Growth teacher to create a hooked rug designed by an artist with a disability. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
02/05
Monday
Mon. February 5, 2018
4:30pm to 6:30pm
A special session of Cooper Hewitt’s DesignPrep program open to all teens, this hands-on workshop led by professional designers will explore accessibility and inclusion in design and engage teens in the approaches designers use to address complex challenges. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Photograph shows seven people in a dance studio. All hold hands with their arms lifted up.
02/06
Tuesday
Tue. February 6, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Photograph of white eyeglasses connected to wires. The glasses face a screen and a wall that says "TEMPT."
02/06
Tuesday
Tue. February 6, 2018
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us for a free film screening of Getting Up followed by a conversation on future technologies and how they will help us to reimagine user-centered accessible design. Getting Up tells the story of graffiti artist TemptOne, who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease), which left him almost completely physically paralyzed. In 2009, members of Free Art & Technology Lab, OpenFrameworks, the Graffiti Research Lab, and The Ebeling Group communities teamed up to develop an open-source device called The EyeWriter that allowed TemptOne to once again create his art. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128