We sometimes encounter difficulty finding family activities both my sons will enjoy—considering the gap in their ages (7 and 14 years old). When I come across something that sounds like it will interest both boys, I’m thrilled. When I find something that will interest, delight, and educate, I’m ecstatic. This past Sunday offered the opportunity for all three (and toss in culture as well) as we planned to spend the day at New York City’s Guggenheim Museum.
This past Sunday was “Drawing the Guggenheim”–an event that had Museum-goers exploring and sketching the building’s iconic architecture through a variety of public programs, tours, and workshops. The event was a collaboration of the Solomon R. Guggenheim museum and its sister museums: the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (Spain) and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection (Venice).
We had registered ahead for the “Family Architecture Tour” which was part of the Guggenheim’s Sunday Family Tours series. Every second Sunday, each month, the Guggenheim offers family-friendly, interactive tours. Tours are organized around a single theme and explore the permanent collection as well as special exhibitions. Our tour focused on the architecture of the museum itself.
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