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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.


Geodesic Dome March 9, 2019

Families work together to construct a 14-foot geodesic dome, then create their own geometric structures to take home. There is one session: 11am to 1pm.

*This program is Sold Out.

House 4 House Family Play-shop! March 9, 2019

Families are invited to meet toy designers from Denmark and test out a new sustainable construction toy made entirely from recycled materials. There is one session: 2:00pm to 4:30pm.

*This program is Sold Out.

Building Ornament April 6, 2019

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).

Underground New York May 4, 2019

Families will learn about the infrastructure of New York then design and construct their own model of what lies below the city streets. There are two sessions: Morning (11am to 1pm) and Afternoon (2pm to 4pm).

* Both Sessions are Sold Out

Treehouse Design June 1, 2019

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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