A girl looks down in concentration. She is tracing the outline of a wooden tongue depressor on a white sheet of paper.
05/23
Wednesday
Wed. May 23, 2018
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Future Green Studio will present an interactive case study of one of its own built projects: the 20,000-square-foot rooftop plaza at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Students will fabricate their own innovative designs for this terrace in teams, using various modeling materials familiar to professionals in the field, in response to the institution’s diverse programming needs and array of daily visitors. Through this hands-on approach, participants will explore prevailing typologies within landscape architecture that contribute vital ecological and human services to the urban environment. .
Event Address:
2 E 91st St
New York, NY
10128
 
05/26
Saturday
Sat. May 26, 2018
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Explore Central Park with your senses. Graphic designer and researcher Kate McLean has traveled the world leading “smell tours.” These tours illuminate each participant’s awareness of their city and neighborhood. McLean’s beautiful graphic visualizations of smell can be experienced in our exhibition The Senses: Design Beyond Vision. Gallery chat with McLean is followed by a walk... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, New York
 
05/31
Thursday
Thu. May 31, 2018
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Internationally acclaimed Dutch artist and textile designer Claudy Jongstra of Studio Claudy Jongstra will present the in-depth knowledge she has gained from years of experimenting and working with products from the land, including dye plants and natural fibers. Jongstra, who is also artistic director of Farm of the World, strongly believes in the value of... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, New York
 
In the exhibition Access+Ability, visitors view objects displayed on mannequins in the center of a large room. One interacts with a touchscreen tablet, the international symbol of accessibility is visible on the far back wall. Scroll down for information about a verbal description and sensory tour of the exhibition.
06/01
Friday
Fri. June 1, 2018
1:30pm to 2:30pm
One hour, dynamic verbal description tours of exhibitions are offered the first Friday of every month at 1:30 p.m. Join a conversation with a Cooper Hewitt educator 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
 
06/02
Saturday
Sat. June 2, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm
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
 
06/15
Friday
Fri. June 15, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm
Held during most school holidays, our Family Day programs are for children ages 5-12 and facilitated by a museum educator. Join us for free design activities, storytelling, and gallery bingo on the Ground Floor. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
Young boy sits at table with colored blocks and parents seated on either side.
06/16
Saturday
Sat. June 16, 2018
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 by providing pre-visit materials, early entrance for registered families, 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
 
06/16
Saturday
Sat. June 16, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm
Workshops are geared toward kids ages 5 through 12. Engage in a hands-on theatrical puppet performance and design your own prototype for a camping trip. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
06/21
Thursday
Thu. June 21, 2018
6:00pm to 9:00pm
JUNe 21: cooper hewitt pride night with horrorchata and friends The series kicks off with a Cooper Hewitt Pride celebration. Horrorchata, cofounder of the celebrated annual Brooklyn drag festival Bushwig, will team up with friends Hannah Lou, Merrie Cherry, Mini Horrorwitz, Angelica Sundae and more to electrify the Upper East Side with DJ sets and performances!... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Enter with ticket through the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden, 90th Street between
Madison & Fifth Avenues.
 
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