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Free Admisison to Cooper Hewitt Design Museum

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Oct 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Oct 23, 2022

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

Free with museum admission

Celebrate National Design Week with free museum admission to Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Located in the landmark Andrew Carnegie mansion, Cooper Hewitt makes design come alive with temporary exhibitions and installations of the permanent collection. Experience Cooper Hewitt’s groundbreaking current exhibitions, including Designing Peace, Design and Healing: Creative Responses to Epidemics, and Sarah and Eleanor Hewitt: Designing a Modern Museum. Plus walk in your own designs in the Wallpaper Immersion Room.

See our guide to Cooper Hewitt.

New York: 1962-1964

Find vibrant pop-art, rainbow paintings, groovy fashion, a model living room (with a tiny TV) giant sculptures made from unexpected material and more delightful surprises in  Explore a pivotal three-year period in the history of art and culture in New York City, examining how artists living and working in New York responded to their rapidly…

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Immersion Room

Go inside your design in the kid-favorite Immersion Room (formerly Margaret Carnegie’s bedroom). Create digital wallpaper  – or chose from an amazing assortment in the museum’s collection covering hundreds of years and a range of styles – and project them onto the wall from floor to ceiling—for a vibrant, impactful, immersive experience. Experiment with scaling,…

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Central Park Holiday Lighting

Meet Santa and friends, sing carols on the Plaza, and warm up with hot cocoa while enjoying a variety of seasonal activities. The event concludes with lighting a flotilla of trees on the Harlem Meer.

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