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  • The 2013 Kids Club meet and greet with characters from the beloved performance of Peter & the Wolf. Photo: Seth Caplan © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Ariel, Matthew, and Alaleh Ostad showing off their character hats at the 2013 Kids Club Peter & the Wolf Workshop and Performance. Photo: Seth Caplan © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Ava and Zachary Meisel show off their Gutai-inspired performative art pieces at the 2013 Kids Club Spring Fling. Photo: Seth Caplan © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Caroline Mignone shows off her character hat at the 2013 Kids Club Peter & the Wolf Workshop and performance. Photo: Seth Caplan © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Dashiell and Declan Hessler experiment together with Alexandra Munroe, the Guggenheim’s Samsung Senior Curator of Asian Art. Photo: Christine Butler © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • The Glaymon Family at the 2013 Kids Club Fall Party. Photo: Seth Caplan © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Lise Evans and her son Michael share a moment of discovery at the 2013 Kids Club Spring Fling. Photo: Seth Caplan © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Artist Matthew Ritchie and his son Isen explore different stamp-making techniques at the 2013 Kids Club Fall Party. Photo: Seth Caplan © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Artist Matthew Ritchie and his son Isen at the 2013 Kids Club Fall Party. Photo: Seth Caplan © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Morgan and Quinn Verona at the 2013 Kids Club Fall Party. Photo: Seth Caplan © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Members enjoy a view of the rotunda at the Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe Members’ Party. Photo: Christine Butler © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Families take in a private view of the exhibition Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe at the Members’ Party. Photo: Christine Butler © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Families learn about stencils and Futurist publications during the Family Hour at the Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe Members’ Party. Photo: Christine Butler © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Family members experience the creative process hands-on during a stenciling activity at the Christopher Wool Members’ Party. Photo: Christine Butler © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Members enjoy a private view of the exhibition Christopher Wool at the Members’ Party. Photo: Christine Butler © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
  • Members of all ages explore Christopher Wool during the Family Hour of our Members’ Party. Photo: Christine Butler © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York


The Guggenheim offers two levels of memberships for families, Family Membership and Kids Club


Kids Club

Founded in 2010, the Kids Club is the museum's premiere family membership group, creating one-of-a-kind programming for children and offering parents special access to their own private museum experiences. See photos from recent events and read more about the launch of Kids Club.

Benefits of the Guggenheim Kids Club include

  • premiere private art parties for families (one in the fall and one in the spring)
  • the annual Peter & the Wolf performance with Isaac Mizrahi paired with a creative interactive project
  • tours and hands-on art-making workshops for tweens (ages 9–12)
  • exclusive, after-hours exhibition tours led by curators for parents
  • invitations to VIP exhibition openings and opening parties for families
  • Plus all the benefits of Family Membership

Most importantly, contributions to join the Guggenheim Kids Club are tax deductible and provide important funding for the Guggenheim’s renowned exhibitions and pioneering education programs. Families can enjoy the exclusive benefits of Kids Club even more knowing that their gift helps the museum continue to provide enriching arts education experiences to our diverse audiences.

Chairs of the Guggenheim Kids Club
Kim Tighe
Lisa Thorp
Cecilia Benabraham
Meredith Verona

For more information about the Guggenheim Kids Club, please contact Kate Stichnoth at kstichnoth@guggenheim.org or 212 423 3796.

 
Kids Club Spring Fling

Kids Club Parties

Exclusively open to Kids Club members, the Spring Fling and the Fall Party feature a kid-friendly dinner and a parent-friendly wine reception at The Wright restaurant. Dinner is followed by an interactive art installation in the rotunda and an engaging art-making activity focused on current exhibitions.

Tours and Hands-On Art-Making Workshops for Tweens

Tours and Hands-On Art-Making Workshops for Tweens

Enjoy an engaging educator-led exhibition tour, followed by a hands-on mixed-media workshop designed exclusively for our Kids Club Tween members (recommended for ages 9–12) and their parents. Create your own unique works together in this intimate setting.


Kids Club Peter & the Wolf Family Affair

Kids Club Peter & the Wolf Family Affair

The Guggenheim’s annual Peter & the Wolf artist-led workshop has become a programmatic highlight for all Kids Club families. Praised by the New York Times, this family-friendly holiday event combines Sergei Prokofiev’s charming children’s classic with the visual and performing arts to present it as it has never been seen before. Members begin with a private behind-the-scenes exploration with the contemporary artist who designed the set. Families then learn about the artist’s unique process and work with him or her to create their own one-of-a-kind masterpiece! Special priority seating is reserved for Kids Club members and their guests for the performance in the Peter B. Lewis Theater.

Family Membership


Family Membership

The Guggenheim encourages families to visit, join, and participate in museum programming in a variety of ways, from Family Days and exhibition openings to education programs. These exceptional experiences lead to an appreciation for modern and contemporary art.

See all Family Membership benefits.

 

Upcoming Kids club and Family membership Events and Programs

Tours & Gallery Programs

Second Sunday Family Tour: Get into Shape(s)!

Sunday, January 11, 10:30 am–12 pm

To kick off 2015, learn how artists use shapes in their work. More

Courses & Workshops

After School Video Production

Tuesday, January 13, 4–6:15 pm

Multisession video production course for students in grades 5–7. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Stroller Tour

Tuesday, January 20, 3–4 pm

Museum educator–led tours for caregivers and their babies. More

Courses & Workshops

After School Video Production

Tuesday, January 20, 4–6:15 pm

Multisession video production course for students in grades 5–7. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Family Tour and Workshop: Fat and Flat

Sunday, January 25, 10:30 am–1 pm

See 2D and 3D works of art in the museum and create your own versions to take home. More

Courses & Workshops

After School Video Production

Tuesday, January 27, 4–6:15 pm

Multisession video production course for students in grades 5–7. More

Courses & Workshops

3D Printing Workshop for Families: Exploring Metamorphosis

Saturday, January 31, 10:30 am–1 pm

In this hands-on workshop, families will use 3D modeling software and printers to create their own sculptures. More

Courses & Workshops

After School Video Production

Tuesday, February 3, 4–6:15 pm

Multisession video production course for students in grades 5–7. More

Courses & Workshops

Inside the Guggenheim

Monday, February 9, 4:30–6:30 pm

Over the course of five weeks, students explore the museum's history and collection as well as the development of its special exhibitions. More

Courses & Workshops

After School Video Production

Tuesday, February 10, 4–6:15 pm

Multisession video production course for students in grades 5–7. More

Courses & Workshops

Midwinter Break Camp

Monday, February 16, 9:30 am–4 pm

In this exciting five-day vacation camp, kids focus on building and improving their creative skills with our teaching artists through gallery and studio explorations. More

Courses & Workshops

Midwinter Break Camp

Tuesday, February 17, 9:30 am–4 pm

In this exciting five-day vacation camp, kids focus on building and improving their creative skills with our teaching artists through gallery and studio explorations. More

Courses & Workshops

Midwinter Break Camp

Wednesday, February 18, 9:30 am–4 pm

In this exciting five-day vacation camp, kids focus on building and improving their creative skills with our teaching artists through gallery and studio explorations. More

Courses & Workshops

Midwinter Break Camp

Thursday, February 19, 9:30 am–4 pm

In this exciting five-day vacation camp, kids focus on building and improving their creative skills with our teaching artists through gallery and studio explorations. More

Courses & Workshops

Midwinter Break Camp

Friday, February 20, 9:30 am–4 pm

In this exciting five-day vacation camp, kids focus on building and improving their creative skills with our teaching artists through gallery and studio explorations. More

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