Upcoming Exhibitions

A photographic simulation of a streetscape of the future with multiple modes of public transport, people walking along expanded sidewalks, and dedicated bike lanes. Scroll down for information about the museum's upcoming exhibitions.

The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility

On view December 14, 2018 through March 31, 2019

An interactive exhibition showcasing provocations and proposals for a reimagined streetscape within a more inclusive city. Learn more.


The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility is made possible in part by support from the Ehrenkranz Fund, Barbara and Morton Mandel Design Gallery Endowment Fund, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., and the August Heckscher Exhibition Fund.

Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

On view May 10, 2019 through January 20, 2020

Co-organized with Cube design museum in the Netherlands, the exhibition will feature more than 60 groundbreaking works from designers across all disciplines who are collaborating with scientists, engineers, farmers, environmentalists, and nature itself to design a more harmonious and regenerative future.


Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial is made possible in part by support from the August Heckscher Exhibition Fund, Esme Usdan Exhibition Endowment Fund and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Featured Image: Photorealistic rendering based off of concepts in the NACTO Blueprint for Autonomous Urbanism. Copyright © 2017 Bloomberg Philanthropies. Reproduced with permission by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the National Association of City Transportation Officials.