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Age 14-18
Cost Free
Program type After School
Meets Varies
Food provided Yes
Contact us Cheducation@Si.Edu
Deadline Rolling


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 design field is exploding with in-demand, 21st-century jobs in product design, interaction design, architecture, fashion, and more! Our FREE programs offer students real-world experiences in design, exploring the many ways designers think and make.

Our hands-on workshops, led by professional designers, will help you build your skills and portfolio. While working on design projects, you’ll also learn about designers’ creative processes, including how they solve problems,

During our studio visits, go behind the scenes at working design firms and see what it’s like to work as a designer. And learn about more opportunities to study design on DesignPrep college tours to local art and design schools.

Past designers and firms include: Tim Gunn, Todd Oldham, Nike, Kate Spade, J.Crew, Google, Van Cleef & Arpels, Marimekko, and many, many more!