Kristian Vedel. <i>Child's chair.</i> 1957. Beech plywood with lacquered seat, 16 x 17 1/2 x 11 1/2" (40.6 x 44.4 x 29.2 cm). Manufactured by Torben Örskov & Co. A/S, Copenhagen. Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion, Historical Design Collection Inc.

Growing by Design: Designing for Kids

For kids ages ten to fourteen and their adult companions

Saturday, September 22, 2012, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, Mezzanine

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A special two-hour workshop for families. Kids and adults explore works in the collection and special exhibitions, then use their experience in the galleries as inspiration in art-making workshops.

Visit Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900–2000 to discover toys, games, playgrounds, and other things that were designed just for kids. Then get creative as you mock up your own kid-friendly design.

In conjunction with the exhibition Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900–2000

Admission is free. Preregistration is required.

Ages vary by workshop. Only kids of the ages listed will be permitted to attend. Kids and adults participate.

Registration takes place online ten days before the first session of each program.

Sign up for one date and time per workshop. Sessions take place in the morning and afternoon on most dates.

To receive registration and program information, sign up for the Family Programs E-news.

Sign language interpretation can be scheduled for any Family Art Workshop with at least two weeks advance notice by calling (212) 408-6347 or (212) 247-1230 (TTY) or e-mailing accessprograms@moma.org.

FM assistive listening devices (headsets and neck loops) are available for all programs.

For further information about Family Programs at MoMA, please call (212) 708-9805 or e-mail familyprograms@moma.org.