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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
Cecilia Benabraham
Alexis Moses
Lisa Thorp
Kim Tighe
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

Just Drop In!

Sunday, September 6 @ 1 pm

Designed for families with kids, this free program explores exhibition highlights through hands-on art projects. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Second Sunday Family Tour: There’s No Place Like Home

Sunday, September 13, 10:30 am–12 pm

Families with children ages 5 and up are invited to see work inspired by the environments artists call home. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Just Drop In!

Sunday, September 13 @ 1 pm

Designed for families with kids, this free program explores exhibition highlights through hands-on art projects. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Just Drop In!

Sunday, September 20 @ 1 pm

Designed for families with kids, this free program explores exhibition highlights through hands-on art projects. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Just Drop In!

Sunday, September 27 @ 1 pm

Designed for families with kids, this free program explores exhibition highlights through hands-on art projects. More

Courses & Workshops

Art After School

Tuesday, September 29, 4–6:15 pm

This eight-session program meets on Tuesdays beginning September 29 and instructs children about a wide range of techniques, including painting, drawing, and sculpture. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Just Drop In!

Sunday, October 4 @ 1 pm

Designed for families with kids, this free program explores exhibition highlights through hands-on art projects. More

Courses & Workshops

Art After School

Tuesday, October 6, 4–6:15 pm

This eight-session program meets on Tuesdays beginning September 29 and instructs children about a wide range of techniques, including painting, drawing, and sculpture. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Second Sunday Family Tour: Unknown Textures

Sunday, October 11, 10:30 am–12 pm

This Sunday, families with children ages 5 and up are invited to explore works by artists who use unique materials to create art. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Just Drop In!

Sunday, October 11 @ 1 pm

Designed for families with kids, this free program explores exhibition highlights through hands-on art projects. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Stroller Tour

Tuesday, October 13, 3–4 pm

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

Courses & Workshops

Art After School

Tuesday, October 13, 4–6:15 pm

This eight-session program meets on Tuesdays beginning September 29 and instructs children about a wide range of techniques, including painting, drawing, and sculpture. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Family Tour and Studio Workshop: Painting without Paint

Sunday, October 18, 10:30 am–12:30 pm

This Sunday, families with children ages 5 and up are invited to take inspiration from artist Alberto Burri and create “paintings” without paint. More

Tours & Gallery Programs

Just Drop In!

Sunday, October 18 @ 1 pm

Designed for families with kids, this free program explores exhibition highlights through hands-on art projects. More

Courses & Workshops

Inside the Guggenheim

Monday, October 19, 4:30–6:30 pm

This six-week program gives high schoolers an exclusive glimpse into the inner-workings of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. More

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