Join us for our annual Garden Party!

Celebrate the verve and rhythm of the Jazz Age

Join your fellow design lovers for an evening in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden inspired by Cooper Hewitt’s dynamic new exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

Enjoy Harlem-inspired cocktails and strolling supper and designed by acclaimed chef Marcus Samuelsson and Red Rooster, and dance to the swinging sounds of Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks.



Wednesday, June 21, 2017
6:30–9:00 p.m.


The Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
East 90th Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, New York City


Fashion your own rules and step out in dress inspired by The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.


The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s  is made possible by the generous support of Madeleine K. Rudin and Grant S. Johnson in memory of Jack Rudin.

Additional major support is provided by Amita and Purnendu Chatterjee, Robert and Helen Appel, Helen and Edward Hintz, and The Secretary of the Smithsonian and the Smithsonian National Board. Funding is also provided by the August Heckscher Exhibition Fund, The Masinter Family Foundation, Shelby and Frederick Gans, Nion McEvoy, Marlene Nathan Meyerson Family Foundation, Ehrenkranz Fund, Esme Usdan Exhibition Endowment Fund, Siegelson, New York, Cooper Hewitt Master’s Program Fund, Karen and Joe Levine, and The Felicia Fund.

The Garden Party is made possible in part by support from Chubb LTD and City National Bank/City National Rochdale.

Lighting provided by Rich Brilliant Willing.


The evening’s host committee

  • Elizabeth Ainslie
  • Kathleen Allaire
  • Loreen Arbus
  • Vivian Haime Barg
  • Beth Comstock
  • Joan K. Davidson
  • Bart Friedman
  • Shelby M. Gans
  • Alexandra Hahn
  • Sarah M. Haun
  • Susan Hermanos
  • Helen Hintz
  • Kristina Buckley Kayel
  • John Kilpatrick
  • Bonnie Mackay
  • Barbara A. Mandel
  • Nancy A. Marks
  • Jennifer Cohler Mason
  • Richard Meier
  • Enid W. Morse
  • Richard O’Leary
  • Lisa S. Roberts
  • Madeleine Rudin
  • Lili and Lee Siegelson