When the restored, renovated, and renamed Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum reopened in December of 2014, the former Carnegie Mansion took on 60% more gallery space, a revamped graphic identity, and 21st-century technology ready to enhance the visitor experience in mind-bendingly innovative ways. In celebration of all that wonderful new jazz, the museum has rolled out eye-popping exhibits that span the full gamut of its remarkable collections and wide purview.
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New York City Activities
11 Autumn Exhibitions You Need to See in NYC
This fall, get ready for fantastic fashion, immersive installations, and much more at museums throughout New York City. We’ve rounded up 11 exhibitions to mark on your calendar, from the retrospective on a socially minded street artist to collaborations between artists and AI developers. JR Chronicles at Brooklyn Museum, Anna Sui at MAD Museum, Manual Override at The Shed, and more.
6 Museum Restaurants to Try in NYC
A morning visit to one of New York’s wonderful museums demands a refueling lunch break. Some museums have simple cafes, but several have great restaurants that are worthy destinations in themselves. Includes New-York Historical Society, The Brooklyn Museum, Cooper Hewitt-Smithsonian Museum, The Jewish Museum, Museum of Arts and Design, and the Morgan Library & Museum.