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Guggenheim Open Studios For Families

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February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Guggenheim

1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street
New York    + Google Map

Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages: 2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 15-18

Explore the themes and materials seen in the works on view at a drop-in studio art-making program. Led by great teachers and friendly teen volunteers, fun for all ages (including grown ups). Stick around for more art-making in drop-in Open Studios.

The Fullness of Color: 1960s Painting

In the 1960s a group of avant-garde painters began to push abstraction in new directions, leading to the emergence of several Paintings with bold colors and geometric forms chart the varied and complex courses nonrepresentational art followed in the 1960s and into the 1970s. TAke inspiration for at-home painting from…

Little Guggs

Children ages 2-4 years old and their parent/guardian hear a short story, explore one or two works of art in the galleries, and then make a work of art in the studio. One of our favorite preschool programs. Register in advance; slots fill up quickly.

Guggenheim Free Hours

The striking Frank Lloyd Wright–designed rotunda is reason enough to visit this landmark museum, and exciting, well-designed exhibits and kids’ programs make this a family-friendly setting for contemporary and modern art.

Guggenheim Second Sunday Family Tour & Open Studios

The second Sunday of every month, head to the Guggenheim for family-oriented tours that incorporate conversation and creative hands-on gallery activities. Tours are organized around a single theme and highlight artworks on view from the permanent collection and special exhibitions (plus some discussion of the museum’s amazing architecture). Engaging and…

Ancient Playground

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Levain Bakery UES

Everything is baked on-site throughout the day at the UES outpost of legendary bakery, from an array of rustic breads to the world-famous six-ounce chocolate chip walnut cookie. We are…

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Heavenly Rest Stop

Enjoy excellent pastries, sandwiches, salads and breakfast dishes plus Melbourne-style coffee) nestled among the limestone arches of what was once a side chapel of a 1929 art-deco church, or pick…

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William Greenberg

Pick up the famous black and white cookies (and more colorful variations), cupcakes, fruit tarts, pies and cakes, rugelach, linzer tarts, schnecken, babka, hot cross buns and hamantaschen, brownies and…

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The Fullness of Color: 1960s Painting

In the 1960s a group of avant-garde painters began to push abstraction in new directions, leading to the emergence of several Paintings with bold colors and geometric forms chart the…

More info