Program Length: 20+ minutes suggested. No set time, enjoy as much time as you need.
Interactivity Level: High
Intended Audience: Youth ages 5-12 with their adult guardian/family.  No previous design knowledge is required. Material will be presented at a K-6th grade level.

Like a recipe, there are important ingredients that can create a more peaceful world, including play, education, community, and nutrition. Work as a family to imagine and design a space that will encourage more peace in your community.

Drop in anytime during these sessions
Session 1: 10:00 a.m. to noonSession 2: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This activity is inspired by the Designing Peace exhibition, currently on view.

Family Programs are designed for youth and their adult guardian/caregivers. Free with museum admission; admission is free for children under 18 with an adult. No registration required, first come, first served. Adults must stay with their youth during the activity and are encouraged to participate. Activity located in the Design Studio, Ground Floor.


This in-person program will be a hands-on design workshop with drawing, cutting, and gluing actions. For general questions or if we can provide additional accessibility services or accommodations to support your participation in this program, please email us at CHEducation@si.edu


Family Programs are made possible with generous support from The Hirsch Family Foundation and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.