09/21
Saturday
Sat. September 21, 2019
11:00am to 3:00pm
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
 
A young woman with two small buns on top of her head looks at a giant projection of a rhinoceros. She is surrounded by a gauzy screen pulled back on either side to create an informal theater.
09/24
Tuesday
Tue. September 24, 2019
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Join a curator-led tour of Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
09/25
Wednesday
Wed. September 25, 2019
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Join textile designer Barrie Cohen of Anthemia to learn the traditional Japanese art of Shibori dyeing with indigo and create your own pattern on fabric. Learn the history behind the art of Shibori, methods for creating patterns and the intricacies of preparing and maintaining indigo vats. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Photograph of a spiral staircase on the lefthand side with light emanating from the center of the spiral and furthest stair. The right side features a pearl and beige porcelain vessel shaped like a spiral conch shell.
09/26
Thursday
Thu. September 26, 2019
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The beauty of natural forms and their underlying design principles provide living organisms with their incredible strength, resilience, and efficiency. Join us for a lively conversation with Matilda McQuaid, Deputy Director of Curatorial and Head of Textiles, and Don Ingber, founding director of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, and his... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Christina Kim, 2018 NDA Winner for Fashion Design, shows 2 interested teens her design process work.
10/15
Tuesday
Tue. October 15, 2019
4:30pm to 7:00pm
Join Cooper Hewitt for the Teen Design Event of the Year! .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
Close up image of an Educator's hands using a sharpie to brainstorm on sticky notes
10/15
Tuesday
Tue. October 15, 2019
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Educators will explore the introduction of design literacy skills in their classroom with Cooper Hewitt’s design resources and programs. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
2017 National Design Award Winners Mary Ping (Fashion Design) and Joe Doucet (Product Design) speak to a group of engaged visitors in Cooper Hewitt's Conservatory.
10/16
Wednesday
Wed. October 16, 2019
12:00pm to 8:00pm
Participate in a day of design exploration with conversations with National Design Award winners. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
10/17
Thursday
Thu. October 17, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Gala Benefit—Purchase your tables and tickets today! October 17, 2019 Honor this year’s National Design Award winners by attending the Gala in New York City on Thursday, October 17, 2019. All proceeds support Cooper Hewitt’s programs that educate, inspire, and empower people through design. Reserve your tables and tickets online, call 212.849.8340, or email ndatickets@si.edu.... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
 
10/19
Saturday
Sat. October 19, 2019
11:00am to 4:00pm
Cooper Hewitt concludes National Design Week with a day of hands-on activities led by National Design Award winners and guest designers. .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128