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Explore highlights of the Collab collection.
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Collab is a group of design professionals and enthusiasts who support modern and contemporary design at the Museum. Enjoy exhibition previews, field trips, talks, special access to the Museum’s design collection, and opportunities to mingle with design curators and visionaries.

Become a Collab Member

Membership contributions fund Collab activities and support acquisitions, exhibitions, publications, and programs. Benefits include:
  • Invitations and discounted tickets to special Collab events
  • Discounts on design books in the Museum Store

Collab membership is available exclusively to Museum members. To join or renew, first select your membership level and then check Collab under Enhancements.

Upcoming Programs & Events

Want to know what’s in store for Collab? Then check out our calendar >>
Collab Goes to the Movies
Saturday, March 30, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building
Free after admission

Immerse yourself in Gary Hustwit’s new documentary on Dieter Rams, followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker.

Reception for Collab members to follow

Sold!: A Visit to Rago Arts & Auction Center
Friday, May 17, 2019
Starts at 9:00 a.m.
Lambertville, NJ
By invitation only
RSVP required

Sneak a peek at some of the 20th century design objects that will be offered at Rago’s annual contemporary design auction, and learn about new trends in design from founder David Rago.


Design Excellence Award. Photograph by Clint Blowers
Design Excellence Award. Photograph by Clint Blowers

2018 Collab Design Excellence Award:
Dieter Rams

Each year Collab presents the Design Excellence Award to a design professional or manufacturer whose impact on the field is inspirational. This year we honor German architect and designer Dieter Rams, who developed a philosophy for rational, responsible, and enduring design that continues to resonate across the globe. Explore his work in the exhibition Dieter Rams: Principled Design.

Past recipients of this prestigious award >>

Contact Us

For more information about Collab, please email .

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