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ICYMI: Watch last night's Design Talk with Curatorial Director Cara McCarty, who examines modern industrial design objects from #EnergizingtheEveryday and the impact of material innovations. [ Link ]

From Plastics to 3-D Printing: Manufacturing a Consumer Culture

Using design objects from the current exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts from the George R. Kravis II Collection and works from Cooper Hewitt's collec...

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Tea and Talk: "Scraps"

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Tonight at 6:30 pm, join Curatorial Director Cara McCarty for a discussion on material innovations and industrial design. [ Link ]

From Plastics to 3-D Printing: Manufacturing a Consumer Culture | Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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02/21/2017 at 15:39. Facebook
On February 16, 2017, Cooper Hewitt members and guests attended an exclusive tour of the Chilewich Store followed by a discussion with Sandy Chilewich, founder, and Matilda McQuaid, Cooper Hewitt's Curator of Textiles.
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ICYMI: Watch last night's program on designing with data featuring Sarah Williams, director of MIT’s Civic Data Design Lab; Tiffany Chu, Code for America fellow and cofounder of the public transport data initiative Remix; and Adam Cutler, distinguished designer at IBM Design. [ Link ]

Digital Pioneers and the Urban Environment

Across the United States, designers are using cognitive computing and data analysis to help American cities meet the needs of their diverse populations. Tiff...

Is your child a future design star? Sign them up for Design Camp! Registration is now open for four immersive weeks beginning July 10: [ Link ]

Design Camp 2017 | Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Listen to rare tracks featuring 1930s radio star Jessica Dragonette, the subject of a monumental textile now on view in "The World of Radio." #WorldRadioDay #WorldofRadio

The World of Radio, featuring Jessica Dragonette
Snow day? Come play at Cooper Hewitt! We're open—check out what's on view, from "By the People" and "Scraps" to "The World of Radio," the Immersion Room, and more: [ Link ]
It's not too early to think about summer! Host a special event in our garden. Book by April 1 for 20% off. [ Link ]

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Chirp, chirp! On the #HewittSisters blog, discover how an eclectic collection of birdcages found their way to the museum. [ Link ]

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According to the USDA, nearly 30 million Americans have limited access to healthy, fresh foods. For our second National High School Design Competition, we’ve collaborated with Target to tackle this problem. Teens—we’re looking for your ambitious, bold, and innovative ideas for a product, space, experience, system, or another novel, unexpected approach! Learn more at...
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National High School Design Competition | Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Tonight! A few tickets are left for our Design Talk with Rebel Nell, who make "defiant jewelry" from fallen Detroit graffiti: [ Link ]

Defiant Jewelry: A Business Model for Challenging Social Injustice | Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
"By the People: Designing a Better America" is on view through Feb. 26. #DesigningAmerica