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Acquired! Shaping the National Design Collection

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Feb 27 Through Sep 02 | Tue | $22
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"Acquired! Shaping the National Design Collection" highlights how Cooper Hewitt acquires new work to shape the collection to reflect current issues and design’s evolving role in daily interactions. The exhibition features more than 150 works, including objects that represent the museum’s collecting legacy, as well as works brought into the collection since 2017.

Currently, the collection of over 215,000 objects spans more than 30 centuries across cultures from all over the globe. The entirety of the collection, its offerings interwoven together, tells nuanced stories about who we are that both embrace and confront the past and help inform our possible futures.   

Venue: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

2 E 91st St Map