Summer Family Programs at the Guggenheim Museum

SUMMER FAMILY PROGRAMS AT THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM


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Summer programs for families, kids, and teens are presented in conjunction with the exhibitions New Harmony: Abstraction between the Wars, 1919–1939 and James Turrell.


FOR FAMILIES
SUMMER SUNDAY FAMILY TOURS
Suns, Jun 9; Jul 7, 14, 21, 28; Aug 4, 11; and Sept 8, 10:30 am–12 pm
Ages 5–12
Visitors explore the Guggenheim’s summer exhibitions through family-oriented tours that incorporate conversation and creative hands-on gallery activities.

$15 per family, $10 members, free for family members. Includes museum admission and tour for two adults and up to four children. Registration required at guggenheim.org/families.

STROLLER TOURS
Mon, Jun 24, 3–4 pm
Tues, July 23, Aug 20, and Sept 17, 3–4 pm
Led by museum educator and mom Jackie Delamatre, one-hour tours of the Guggenheim’s summer exhibitions are given for caregivers and their babies.

$15, free for family members. Includes museum admission. Single strollers and front baby carriers only. Registration required at strollertours@guggenheim.org.

JUST DROP IN!
Suns, 1–4 pm
Ages 3–10
Museum educators lead creative, interactive projects for visitors that explore highlights of the exhibition New Harmony: Abstraction between the Wars, 1919–1939.

Free with museum admission.

OPEN STUDIOS FOR FAMILIES
Suns, 1–4 pm
Ages 5–14
Families are able to stop by the Sackler Center’s Studio Art Lab and create a work of art inspired by the Guggenheim summer exhibitions.

Free with museum admission.

FOR KIDS
SUMMERSCAPES ART CAMP
July 15–19, 2013, 9:30 am–4 pm and/or July 22–26, 2013, 9:30 am–4 pm and/or July 29–August 2, 2013, 9:30 am–4 pm
Ages 8–11
This five-day creative camp fosters children’s critical-thinking skills and imagination while exploring the museum's Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and spring exhibitions. Led by museum educators, each session includes guided gallery explorations followed by hands-on workshops where participants create their own works of art. Various mediums and methods, including painting, sculpture, collage, and digital media in individual and collaborative projects, are carefully designed to provide age-appropriate projects. The camp concludes with a mini exhibition for family and friends.

SOLD OUT. $500 per week, $900 two weeks ($400, $700 for members). Limit is two weeks per child. Includes all art materials, snacks, a family pass, and photos documenting the program. For more information, call 212-423-3637, Mon–Fri, 1–5 pm.

FOR TEENS
FRAMING THE PHRASE: CREATIVE WRITING IN THE GALLERIES
Class sessions: August 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, and 15, 2013, 1–4 pm Reading: August 15, 2013, 5:30–7 pm
Grades 9–12
Teens explore modern and contemporary art and respond to works featured in the museum’s summer exhibitions through in-depth group conversations, sketching, and creative writing, facilitated by a professional writer and educator. The program concludes with a reading for family and friends.

Fee: $200, $175 members (financial assistance available upon request). The application process is selective. For more information and to apply, download the application (PDF) at guggenheim.org/teenprograms or e-mail teenprograms@guggenheim.org.

FAMILY ACTIVITY PACK AND GUIDES
Ages 3–12
The Family Activity Pack prompts conversation, provides information about artwork, and offers hands-on activities for visitors of all ages. Permanent Collection Pack also available. Family Activity Guides provide information and activities for families to explore the Guggenheim on their own.

Free with museum admission. Available on loan at the Information Desk. Last checkout is at 4 pm.

For registration and more information, visit guggenheim.org/families or call 212 423 3587, Mon–Fri, 1–5 pm.

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