The Sackler Center for Arts Education

The Sackler Center for Arts Education

Opened to the public in fall of 2001, the Sackler Center for Arts Education serves as a dynamic 21st-century education hub and learning laboratory that offers innovative public programs in the visual as well as performing and literary arts. Exploration and experimentation with new technologies is the center's hallmark, which broadens and enriches programs for youth, adults, and families. Artists as well as cultural and academic institutions are valued collaborative partners.

The 8,200-square-foot education facility comprises the Studio Art, Multimedia, and Mini Labs, the New Media Theater, an exhibition gallery, the Educator Resource Center, the Agnes Varis Conference Room, and education offices. It also includes the existing Peter B. Lewis Theater, part of Frank Lloyd Wright's original architectural design for the building. We welcome the public to the Sackler Center, located just below the rotunda of the landmark Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

For a complete list of current programming, see the calendar.

The Sackler Center for Arts Education is a gift of the Mortimer D. Sackler Family.

Photo: Carolina Zamora

On View

A Year With Children 2015

This annual exhibition features artworks created by students participating in Learning Through Art (LTA), the Guggenheim’s artist-in-residence program for students in New York City public elementary schools.

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Events

Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle

Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle
Saturday, June 6, 10:30 am–7:30 pm

A screening of Matthew Barney’s five-part CREMASTER cycle, shown in order of the films’ production.

More events

Vasily Kandinsky (1866–1944). Composition 8 (Komposition 8), July 1923

Looking for Lesson Plans?

Find tools for the classroom in our Arts Curriculum Online and the Learning Through Art lesson plan database.

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