This season, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum offers programs for families, kids, teens, and educators in conjunction with exhibitions on view, including Countryside, The Future; The Fullness of Color: 1960s Painting; and Marking Time: Process in Minimal Abstraction.
Second Sunday Family Tours
Sundays, February 9, March 8, April 12, and May 10, 10:30 am–12 pm
For families with children ages 5 and up
Explore the museum with an interactive, family-friendly tour that includes creative, hands-on gallery activities. Each tour is organized around a single theme and highlights artworks on view from the permanent collection and special exhibitions.
February 9: KISS: Keep It Simple, Silly
See what happens when artists put limits on themselves.
March 8: Color Fields
Investigate different ways artists use color in their work.
April 12: Is It Art?
Visit artworks that stretch our ideas of what art can be.
May 10: Art Getaway
Explore portraits in the Guggenheim’s collection.
$25 per family, free for Family Members and Cool Culture families. Includes admission and tour for two adults and up to four children. Space is limited. Registration required at guggenheim.org/familyprograms.
Tuesdays, March 10, April 14, and May 12, 3–4 pm
For families with children up to 24 months
Enjoy a stroller-friendly tour designed for small children and their caregivers. Led by museum educators, this interactive exploration of current exhibitions includes touchable objects, art-making, and adult conversation.
$25 per stroller, free for Family Members and Cool Culture families. Includes tour plus museum admission for one stroller (single strollers and front baby carriers only) and up to four adults. Registration required; for more information, visit guggenheim.org/familyprograms or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sundays, February 23, March 29, April 26, and May 24, 11 am–12 pm
Wednesdays, February 5, March 4, April 1, and May 6, 11 am–12 pm
For families with children ages 2–4
In this program designed for young art lovers and their caregivers, participants explore works of art on view and then create their own art in the studio. Each program includes a short story, a trip to the galleries, and art-making activities.
$30 per family, $15 for members. Includes admission, art materials, and snacks. Registration required at guggenheim.org/familyprograms.
A Year with Children 2020
May 8–June 16
Learning Through Art (LTA), the Guggenheim’s pioneering arts education program, presents A Year with Children 2020.This annual presentation showcases select artworks by students in grades two through six from twelve public schools that participated in the LTA program during the 2019–20 school year. More than one hundred creative and imaginative works, including collages, drawings, found objects, installations, paintings, and prints, will be on display. Participating from the Bronx is PS 86 (Kingsbridge Heights); from Brooklyn, PS 8 (Brooklyn Heights), PS 9 (Prospect Heights), and PS 188 (Coney Island); from Manhattan, PS 28 (Washington Heights), PS 38 (East Harlem), and PS 145 (Harlem); from Queens, PS 219 (Flushing), PS 130 (Bayside), PS 144 (Forest Hills), and PS 317 (Rockaway Park); and from Staten Island, PS 48 (Grasmere).
Free with museum admission. For more information visit guggenheim.org/ywc2019.
Guggenheim for All: Sensory Sundays in Support of Autism Acceptance Month
Every Sunday in April 2020
Stop by the special sensory-friendly Open Studio during the month of April. Participate in art-making activities connected to the exhibitions on view and relax in the nearby sensory room. Direct access to the Studio Art Lab will be available via the ramp at 88th Street and 5th Avenue.
Free with museum admission. Through the Guggenheim for All initiative, the museum is able to offer reduced admission for families of children with autism. To request, please visit their website.
Guggenheim for All: Art for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum, Sunday, March 8, 11 am–1 pm
For families with children ages 6 and up.
In this drop-in program designed for children on the autism spectrum and their families, explore works of art in sensory-friendly experiences in the galleries and create your own art in the studio.
Free. Capacity is limited, registration required. For more information visit guggenheim.org/familyprograms.Continue reading