01/19
Saturday
Sat. January 19, 2019
11:00am to 3:00pm
Due to the federal government shutdown, Cooper Hewitt and all Smithsonian museums are temporarily closed. We will update our operating status, including the status of this program, when the shutdown is resolved. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
01/21
Monday
Mon. January 21, 2019
11:00am to 3:00pm
Held during most school holidays, our intergenerational programs are facilitated by a museum educator. Join us for free 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. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
Free, Non-Ticketed Event
 
01/28
Monday
Mon. January 28, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
How might we teach the next generation to solve the complex challenges of the future? Cooper Hewitt’s groundbreaking exhibition, The Road Ahead: Reimaging Mobility, explores how the future of technology will affect the way we move people, goods, and information. Educators will explore techniques designers use to combine science, technology, engineering, and math to think creatively about the opportunities... .
Event Address:
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
01/31
Thursday
Thu. January 31, 2019
6:00pm to 8:00pm
A conversation with designer and artist Rebeca Méndez and Christina De León, Associate Curator of Latino Design at Cooper Hewitt will focus on the process of organizing the installation Rebeca Méndez Selects, an exploration on humanity’s complex relationship with the natural world and our ties with other species. The exhibition is framed by the Spanish accounts of Moctezuma’s extensive private aviary housed in Tenochtitlan, which contained thousands of birds from across the Americas. Included in the exhibition is a selection of bird specimens from the National Museum of Natural History alongside objects from Cooper Hewitt’s collection spanning multiple centuries. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Verbal description tour of the road ahead. Image of a line of small white starship robots wheeling over tiled gray ground.
02/01
Friday
Fri. February 1, 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
 
02/02
Saturday
Sat. February 2, 2019
11:00am to 3:00pm
Explore the mysterious workings of New York City’s water infrastructure through a series of fun (and wet!) hands-on activities with 2016 National Design Award winner for Corporate & Institutional Achievement, The Center for Urban Pedagogy. 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
 
02/06
Wednesday
Wed. February 6, 2019
4:00pm to 5:30pm
How might we empower the next generation to solve complex challenges in their communities? Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will introduce educators and youth development organizations to design, design process, and design stories that serve as powerful tools to affect positive change. Participants will learn how to use the free resources that are available through... .
Event Address:
Autodesk Gallery
One Market Street
Landmark Building, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
 
02/06
Wednesday
Wed. February 6, 2019
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum invites Bay-area educators and youth development organizations to connect, converse, and build a strong network. Join educators, designers, and professionals for a networking reception following the Change by Design Summit in San Francisco, introducing participants to design, design process, and design stories that serve as powerful tools to affect positive change.... .
Event Address:
Autodesk Gallery
One Market Street
Landmark Building, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
 
02/07
Thursday
Thu. February 7, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us for a wine reception and lively conversation with 2018 National Design Award winners: Gail Anderson, graphic designer, author, and educator (Lifetime Achievement Award) Liz Gerber, faculty founder, Design for America (Corporate and Institutional Achievement Award) Michael Ellsworth, co-founder and principal, Civilization (Communication Design Award) Tickets are complimentary, but we ask that you kindly... .
Event Address:
Design Within Reach
200 Kansas Street
San Francisco, CA

 
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