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The Center for Architecture promotes public understanding and appreciation of architecture and design through educational programs for K-12 students and teachers, families, and the general public.

Our programs take place at the Center for Architecture and in schools and community sites throughout the New York metropolitan area.


K-12 educational programs are supported, in part, by grants from Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council, the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation, Keith Haring Foundation, New York Building Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, Bay & Paul Foundations, The Architects Foundation and Armstrong World Industries Foundation, and the Kinder Morgan Foundation; and generous donations from Grassi and Co., Tom Krizmanic, Judith Hunt, Judy and Jan Berman, Christina R. Davis, Steven Holl, Loci Architecture, Robert A.M Stern Architects, Vanguard Construction & Development Co., John Simoni, Jr., Esq., Architecture Research Office, JFK&M Consulting Group, Sharon Liebowitz, and Platt Byard Dovell White Architects.

Special Youth Programs

Architecture and Play April 7, 2018

Join us for an exciting collaboration between the Center for Architecture and the Cooper Union School of Architecture! During this workshop, students in grades 4-6 are invited to play with one-of-a-kind architectural toys and inventions

Girls Build April 21, 2018

Girls ages 11 – 16 partner with architects from the AIA Women in Architecture Committee to learn about architecture and create their own designs.


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