How Did They Do That?

For visitors of all ages
Peek at technique and learn—through handling tools and materials—how works of art were created.

All family programs are free with Museum admission, and do not require tickets or reservations unless otherwise noted.

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.