There have been 59 exhibitions over the years and this is page 1 of 2.

Not all exhibitions are included in this list and some exhibition titles may have been changed — exhibition information is only a reflection of what has been entered into the database. Some objects may not be viewable because they were on loan; this might be issues involving image rights or simply because there is no digitized image for the object.

Currently On Display

  • Digital Test

    This exhibition started on March 10, 2017 and is on display until March 30, 2017. There are 4 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 2 of them.

  • The World of Radio

    This exhibition started on February 03, 2017 and is on display until September 24, 2017. There are 61 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 57 of them.

  • Ellen DeGeneres Selects

    This exhibition started on November 11, 2016 and is on display until May 21, 2017. There are 54 objects in this exhibition.

  • Process Lab: Citizen Design

    This exhibition started on September 30, 2016 and is on display until September 17, 2017. There are 6 objects in this exhibition.

  • Scraps

    This exhibition started on September 23, 2016 and is on display until April 16, 2017. There are 64 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 61 of them.

  • Hewitt Sisters Collect

    This exhibition started on December 12, 2014 and is on display until April 23, 2017. There are 197 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 188 of them.

  • Models & Prototypes Gallery: Thaw Models

    This exhibition started on December 12, 2014 and is on display until it's not. There are 19 objects in this exhibition.

Past Exhibitions

  • By the People: Designing a Better America

    This exhibition was on display from September 30, 2016 to February 26, 2017. There were 60 objects in this exhibition.

  • Fragile Beasts

    This exhibition was on display from June 10, 2016 to January 16, 2017. There were 64 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 63 of them.

  • Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection

    This exhibition was on display from April 28, 2016 to March 12, 2017. There were 149 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 143 of them.

  • Passion for the Exotic: Louis Comfort Tiffany and Lockwood de Forest

    This exhibition was on display from March 12, 2016 to March 26, 2017. There were 37 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 35 of them.

  • Thom Browne Selects

    This exhibition was on display from March 04, 2016 to October 23, 2016. There were 62 objects in this exhibition.

  • Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

    This exhibition was on display from February 12, 2016 to August 21, 2016. There were 334 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 265 of them.

  • Making Design: Recent Acquisitions

    This exhibition was on display from December 04, 2015 to May 30, 2016. There were 51 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 46 of them.

  • Pixar: The Design of Story

    This exhibition was on display from October 08, 2015 to September 11, 2016. There were 835 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 8 of them.

  • Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio

    This exhibition was on display from June 24, 2015 to January 03, 2016. There were 43 objects in this exhibition.

  • David Adjaye Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection

    This exhibition was on display from June 19, 2015 to February 14, 2016. There were 14 objects in this exhibition.

  • How Posters Work

    This exhibition was on display from April 17, 2015 to January 18, 2016. There were 92 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 87 of them.

  • Making Design

    This exhibition was on display from December 12, 2014 to September 01, 2016. There were 248 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 235 of them.

  • Passion for the Exotic: Lockwood de Forest, Frederic Church

    This exhibition was on display from December 12, 2014 to February 28, 2016. There were 54 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 48 of them.

  • Maira Kalman Selects

    This exhibition was on display from December 12, 2014 to June 07, 2015. There were 43 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 39 of them.

  • Tools: Extending Our Reach

    This exhibition was on display from December 12, 2014 to May 25, 2015. There were 176 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 170 of them.

  • Beautiful Users

    This exhibition was on display from December 12, 2014 to April 26, 2015. There were 163 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 155 of them.

  • Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay

    This exhibition was on display from March 18, 2011 to June 05, 2011. There were 327 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 3 of them.

  • Recent Acquisitions: Digital Typography Collection

    This exhibition was on display from September 03, 2010 to January 03, 2011. There were 5 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 4 of them.

  • National Design Triennial: Why Design Now?

    This exhibition was on display from May 14, 2010 to January 09, 2011. There were 319 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 13 of them.

  • Design USA: Contemporary Innovation

    This exhibition was on display from October 16, 2009 to April 04, 2010. There were 174 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 34 of them.

  • Meier 75

    This exhibition was on display from October 01, 2009 to October 12, 2009. There were 10 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 2 of them.

  • Fashioning Felt

    This exhibition was on display from March 06, 2009 to September 07, 2009. There were 73 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 11 of them.

  • Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection

    This exhibition was on display from February 15, 2008 to August 24, 2008. There were 46 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 34 of them.

  • Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008

    This exhibition was on display from February 15, 2008 to July 31, 2008. There were 372 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 131 of them.

  • Piranesi as Designer

    This exhibition was on display from September 14, 2007 to January 20, 2008. There were 96 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 2 of them.

  • Looking Forward/ Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21st-Century Design

    This exhibition was on display from August 17, 2007 to October 14, 2007. There were 35 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 34 of them.

  • IDEO Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection

    This exhibition was on display from June 22, 2007 to January 13, 2008. There were 33 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 29 of them.

  • Wall Stories: Children's Wallpapers and Books

    This exhibition was on display from February 01, 2007 to July 01, 2007. There were 67 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 35 of them.