Center For Architecture Foundation

Center for Architecture
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 in Greenwich Village and in schools and community sites throughout metropolitan New York.

Youth & Family Programs
Hands-on design workshops at the Center for Architecture teach youth and families about the built environment through fun art and design activities. Programs range from two-hour weekend workshops to week-long summer design studios. Need-based scholarships are available for most programs.

Monthly Saturday workshops for children ages 5-13 and their adult companions.

Three-day school vacation programs for youth in grades 3-12.

Week-long design studios for students in grades 3-12.

Architecture-themed birthday parties for children ages 6-12.

K-12 School Programs
Our award-winning educational programs for students and teachers enrich the K-12 curriculum content and standards and engage students in active learning and collaboration.

Learning by Design: NY
Customized in-school residencies taught by our experienced design educators in collaboration with classroom teachers.

Two-hour hands-on workshops for school groups visiting the Center for Architecture.

Professional Development
Full and half-day workshops for classroom teachers and administrators on built environment education teaching strategies, activities, and curricula.

Visit our website at for more information. Contact us by phone at 212 358 6133 or

Learn more about Summer@theCenter architecture camps at our open house on April 9, 3-4pm at the Center for Architecture. See our programs in action and learn more about a typical week at summer camp. More information and registration at