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  • Feb. 17, 2020 through Feb. 21, 2020, daily, 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • 2 E. 91 St., Upper East Side
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • Free for children (adults need separate museum ticket - $12)

Held during most school holidays, our intergenerational programs are facilitated by a museum educator. Join us for design activities and gallery bingo on the Ground Floor, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

These are beginner workshops, no prior experience in design required to participate. This program is suitable for adults and children ages 5 and up. Free for children, adults must purchase museum admission. 

Monday - screen printing workshop

Tuesday - botanical printmarking

Wednesday - designing with found pigments

Thursday - screen printing workshop

Friday - biofabrication using mushroom mycelium 

About Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

2 E. 91 St.

Upper East Side, NY


  • Standard hours: Sunday-Friday, 10am–6pm; Saturday, 10am–9pm

  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. Cooper Hewitt educates, inspires, and empowers people through design by presenting exhibitions and educational programs and maintaining active publications.

    The Museum was founded in 1897 by Amy, Eleanor, and Sarah Hewitt—granddaughters of industrialist Peter Cooper—as part of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. A branch of the Smithsonian since 1967, Cooper Hewitt is housed in the landmark Andrew Carnegie Mansion on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

    The campus also includes two historic townhouses renovated with state-of-the-art conservation technology and a unique terrace and garden. Cooper Hewitt’s collections include more than 210,000 design objects and a world-class design library.