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Family Day workshops take place one Saturday a month at the Center for Architecture. These two-hour programs introduce families to architecture and design through hands-on art and model building activities, gallery tours, and design challenges.

Family Day programs are designed for children ages 5-13 years old accompanied by an adult. Unless noted otherwise, admission is $12 per child and $6 per adult. Pre-registration is required for all programs.

Questions? Check out our FAQs or email


Funded in part by Christina Davis.


Language of Architecture September 14, 2019

Families will learn how to “read” buildings by taking a walk in the neighborhood around the Center for Architecture and then create their own model buildings. There are two sessions: Morning (11:00 am to 1:00 pm) and Afternoon (2:00 pm to 4:00 pm).

Both sessions are SOLD OUT.

Build a Lego City October 19, 2019

In this free drop-in program, families will explore architecture, design, and construction with everyone's favorite building material—Lego bricks! There is one drop-in session from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Architecture and Nature November 16, 2019

In this program, families will design their own green architecture based on this year’s Building Connections exhibition theme: Architecture and Nature. There are two sessions: Morning (11am to 1pm) and Afternoon (2pm to 4pm).

December Family Day December 14, 2019

More information coming soon!


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