Image of Designer Rebeca Mendez teaches a master class during the 2018 National Design Awards Winners Salon
Wed. October 17, 2018
Join Cooper Hewitt for the 2018 National Design Awards | Winners’ Salon! Participate in a day of design exploration with master classes and intimate conversations with National Design Award winners. End the day with a glass of wine and thought-provoking conversations with National Design Award winners and fellow design lovers. All programs are free to the public, preregistration required. Register ...
Image of Sarah Barak and Drew Anderson, conservation staff, inspecting the Surtout de Table
On view for the first time in 30 years, Cooper Hewitt’s surtout de table was created in Paris around 1805 by Pierre-Philippe Thomire, a French sculptor renowned for creating gilt-bronze objects for the politically and socially powerful. It is believed that Napoleon gave this example as a wedding present to his stepson, Eugène de Beauharnais, whom he often designated to ...