Gala

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Cooper Hewitt hosts the National Design Awards each year to celebrate the power of design to change the world and the people who are making it happen. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Awards.

Attended by influential members of the design community, as well as journalists, executives, and Cooper Hewitt’s dedicated patrons, this year’s benefit dinner and awards ceremony will be held on October 17, 2019 in Cooper Hewitt’s spectacular Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden. All proceeds support Cooper Hewitt’s programs to educate, inspire, and empower people through design.

Reserve your tables and tickets online, call 212-849-8340, or email ndatickets@si.edu. Seating is limited. Contributions may be made here.

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2019 Special Thanks

2018 National Design Awards

The 2018 National Design Award winners were honored during a gala benefit dinner and awards ceremony set in the spectacular Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden at Cooper Hewitt on October 18, 2018. Watch the awards ceremony below.