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The Fullness of Color: 1960s Painting

the fullness of color

January 22 @ 10:00 am - August 2 @ 5:30 pm


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

Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages: All Ages, Adult Friendly

Take inspiration for at-home painting from the distinct styles of avant-garde artists – blobs, stripes and bold shapes. Paintings with bright colors and geometric forms chart the varied and complex courses nonrepresentational art followed in the 1960s and into the 1970s. Just one room with about a dozen paintings but each one is striking and worth a closer look.

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…

Guggenheim Open Studios For Families

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.

Guggenheim Stroller Tour

Stroll around the ramps as museum educators lead an engaging one-hour tour for caregivers and their babies (up to 24 months). This interactive exploration of current exhibitions includes touchable objects, art-making, and adult conversation.