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Global Design Membership


  • 2 Membership Cards
  • Unlimited gallery admission for two adults and children under 18
  • Invitation to all exhibition previews
  • Private design studio visits
  • VIP access to design and art fairs
  • 10% discount at the Café
  • Discounted program tickets
  • Invitation to annual Holiday Celebration
  • Subscription to the museum’s Design Journal
  • Subscription to Smithsonian Magazine
  • Acknowledgement in annual donor listings
  • Access to the Art Museum Reciprocal Network
  • Deals and offers through the Design Discounts Program
  • Reciprocal privileges at international museums
  • VIP access to international design and art fairs
  • Private collection visits
  • Complimentary guest passes
  • Free program tickets
  • Complimentary museum exhibition catalogue
  • 20% discount at SHOP Cooper Hewitt
  • Recognition as Smithsonian Giving Circle member
  • 20% discount at all Smithsonian museum shops

  • $1,055 tax-deductible


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Cooper Hewitt and all Smithsonian museums are temporarily closed as a public health precaution. Membership cards and welcome packets will be shipped when the museum reopens. Your membership gift is an investment in the future of design and the museum, thank you.