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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 info@cfafoundation.org.

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UPCOMING FAMILY DAYS

Building Bridges January 6

Families will learn about different types of bridges and how they work, then design and construct their own model bridge to take home. There are two sessions: Morning (11am to 1pm) and Afternoon (2pm to 4pm). 

I Love NYC: 3-D Views February 3

Families will celebrate NYC by creating their own 3-D “tunnel book” using a variety of art materials and architectural images. There are two sessions: Morning (11am to 1pm) and Afternoon (2pm to 4pm). 

Animal Architecture March 3

Families will explore various homes for different animals and then design and build their own model of an animal habitat. There are two sessions: Morning (11am to 1pm) and Afternoon (2pm to 4pm). 

Design for Living April 14

Families will explore the Center for Architecture’s exhibition on social housing, then create their own housing designs for NYC. There are two sessions: Morning (11am to 1pm) and Afternoon (2pm to 4pm).

Building Ornament May 5

Families will tour the Center's neighborhood to find examples of building ornament, then create their own designs for beautiful building details. There are two sessions: Morning (11am to 1pm) and Afternoon (2pm to 4pm).

Treehouse Design June 2

Families will learn about treehouse design and then construct their own model tree to inspire a one-of-a-kind treehouse creation! There are two sessions: Morning (11am to 1pm) and Afternoon (2pm to 4pm).

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