05/22
Wednesday
Wed. May 22, 2019
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Is it possible to to smell flowers driven to extinction? To transform  pollution into a work of art?  For a building to become a biome of coexistence for people, plants, and butterflies? Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum presents Experience Cafe—a night of interactive activities and conversations with designers featured in Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial. Guests will rotate... .
Event Address:
2 E 91st Street New York, NY 10128
 
Diseno lecture with Henry Munoz. Image of a colorful modern building with blue sky. Scroll down for additional program information.
05/29
Wednesday
Wed. May 29, 2019
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Join us for an evening with Henry Muñoz, President and CEO of the architecture firm Muñoz & Company, and Alfonso Medina, architect and founder of T38 Studio, as they discuss the ways in which urban development can be a catalyst for economic growth and socio-political equality. Focusing on cities within the United States-Mexico border, Muñoz and... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
A young boy with mother constructing a prototype from cardboard and tape. Other families are visible in background. Scroll down for program date, time, and registration information.
06/01
Saturday
Sat. June 1, 2019
9:00am to 10:30am
Morning at the Museum is a Smithsonian program that provides access to a museum for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities. This program provides early entrance, pre-visit materials for participating families, a gallery scavenger hunt, design activities, and a “take a break” space. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E. 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
06/01
Saturday
Sat. June 1, 2019
11:00am to 3:00pm
In this interactive workshop with Genspace, you'll use household materials and "kitchen science" to extract DNA from strawberries, explore the microscopic world, and engage with a biodesign touch table. This is a beginner workshop, no prior experience in design required to participate. This program is suitable for adults and children ages 5 and up. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
06/04
Tuesday
Tue. June 4, 2019
11:00am to 3:00pm
Held during most school holidays, our intergenerational programs are facilitated by a museum educator. Join us for design activities, storytelling, and gallery bingo on the Ground Floor. This is a beginner workshop, no prior experience in design required to participate. This program is suitable for adults and children ages 5 and up. Free with museum admission. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
06/05
Wednesday
Wed. June 5, 2019
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Have you ever seen DNA in real life? Ever wondered what it is and how it works? In this interactive workshop with Genspace, you'll use household materials and "kitchen science" to extract DNA from strawberries.  .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91 Street
New York, NY
10128
 
BABYLEGS, 2017-2019. Designed by CLEAR (Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research) and Max Liboiron. It is dated 2017-2019. Its medium is babylegs trawl, petri dishes with microplastic samples gathered from the hudson river, photograph, spotters guide to plastic pollution.
06/06
Thursday
Thu. June 6, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
Discover the power of design in connecting advances in science, technology, engineering, and math. Cooper Hewitt’s latest exhibition, Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial, showcases the groundbreaking ways designers are engaging with nature. In this program, educators will tour the exhibition and work with Dr. Max Liboiron, creator of BabyLegs, a marine plastics monitoring technology that can be... .
Event Address:
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Embroidered flowers in rich warm tones on a white cloth. Flowers fill the bottom half of the image.
06/07
Friday
Fri. June 7, 2019
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Dynamic verbal description tours of exhibitions are offered the first Friday of every month at 1:30p.m. Join a Cooper Hewitt educator in conversation and explore a selection of objects through detailed verbal description and touch. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
On a beautiful summer evening, at the intersection of 90th Street and 5th Avenue, Museum Mile goers walk up and down 5th Avenue, probably headed to Cooper Hewitt, housed in a beautiful mansion. There's even an ice cream truck parked out front for anyone who wants an icy treat!
06/11
Tuesday
Tue. June 11, 2019
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Now celebrating its 41st year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 6 to 9 pm. Walk the Mile on Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street and 110th Street while visiting some of New York City’s finest cultural institutions, which are open free to the public throughout... .
Event Address:
Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street and 110th Street
 
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