How Did They Do That?

Early American Guitars

For visitors of all ages

Peek at technique and learn—through handling tools and materials—how guitars are made with musician and luthier Daniel Krugman.

Part of Stories and Art of the American West: A Festival for All Ages.

This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibitions The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925 and Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C. F. Martin.

Stories and Art of the American West: A Festival for All Ages is made possible by the Great Circle Foundation. It is presented by the Museum's Multicultural Audience Development Initiative and the Education Department in consultation with Cool Culture.

Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

See more in How Did They Do That?, Multicultural Audience Development Initiative

Family Program at The Cloisters Museum and Gardens

Children ages 4 through 12 and their families are invited to fun, hour-long workshops at The Cloisters museum and gardens.

Family Guides

Read all about it! Special guides show kids visiting the Museum how to hunt for details and learn fun facts about the collection. Download a guide before your visit, or pick one up for free at the Information Desks.