Center for Architecture
The Center for Architecture shares the ideas and experiences of practicing architects with the public through exhibits and programming. Past exhibits have included styles, structural techniques, renovations, urban projects, landscape design, historical buildings, national themes, and more. School groups may enjoy hands-on workshops in art, design, and STEM; as well as walking tours of New York City.
Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 9AM-8PM, Sat. 11AM-5PM.
Art Museum Lesson Plan
– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.
– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.
– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.
– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.View Lesson Plan>>