The Fullness of Color: 1960s Painting
January 22 @ 10:00 am - August 2 @ 5:30 pm
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.