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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.

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K-12 educational programs are supported, in part, by grants from 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, New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, The Architects Foundation and Armstrong World Industries Foundation, and Kinder Morgan Foundation.

Thank you to our supporters:  Lu-Shawn Thompson, Christina Davis, Judy T. Hunt, Rockwell Group, CNY Group,  Levien & Company, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, John B. Simoni, Jr., Roslyn Consultants, WEISS/MANFREDI and WSP.

Special Youth Programs

Discover Architecture Internship Program

The Center for Architecture in conjunction with the American Institute of Architects New York offers a program for current New York City high school students interested in learning more about the field of architecture. Selected participants will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience and on-site learning at a local architecture firm.

Educational Resources


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