08/11
Tuesday
Tue. August 11, 2020
1:00pm to 3:00pm
While Cooper Hewitt has been closed, the Interaction Lab has been exploring deep questions about how to reimagine our offerings for a physically distanced world. We have the opportunity to meet and interact with audiences in new ways, from the truly global to the hyperlocal. As part of the Lab’s work, we’re gathering information about the... .
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Online program using Zoom and digital whiteboard software, Miro
 
This image shows a storyboard with drawings.
08/19
Wednesday
Wed. August 19, 2020
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Engage in a hands-on workshop, explore best practices for introducing empathy, and jump-start creative problem solving. No prior experience in design required. Recommended for ages 16+.  .
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Virtual Program
 
This is an image of colorful post-its on a table with pictures and words to share ideas.
09/02
Wednesday
Wed. September 2, 2020
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Engage in a hands-on workshop and explore how to generate ideas to solve a problem. No prior experience in design required. Recommended for ages 16+.  .
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Virtual Program
 
This image shows a participant holding a prototyping made of paper. A mat, ruler, tape and a marker are in the space.
09/09
Wednesday
Wed. September 9, 2020
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Engage in a hands-on workshop, explore techniques and learn how to use materials in your home to prototype your ideas. No prior experience in design required. Recommended for ages 16+.  .
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Virtual Program
 
09/10
Thursday
Thu. September 10, 2020
4:00pm to 5:30pm
National Design Awards in Detroit: Designing Equitable Healthy Cities Design is all around us—our cities, homes, and even our healthcare systems are products of design choices. As the U.S. simultaneously faces a global pandemic and a crucial movement for racial equity, designers must consider: if design is problem-solving, then what is the responsibility of design... .
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Virtual Program
 
09/23
Wednesday
Wed. September 23, 2020
2:00pm to 4:00pm
During this interactive, online professional development workshop, educators and nonprofit professionals will dive into a design mindset and designing for change. .
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Virtual Program
 
09/24
Thursday
Thu. September 24, 2020
4:00pm to 5:30pm
How can we create change for the better? In this virtual workshop and conversation, participants will be challenged to think big about how we can make the world a safer place. From remote learning and adjusted workplaces to diversifying teams, designers at all stages of their careers are thinking big about the design process and how they can make an impact in their communities—and you can, too! .
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Virtual Program