Center for Architecture and Design

The Center provides Philadelphia with educational programs, exhibitions, and a public space to explore architecture, urban planning, and design, allowing visitors the opportunity to understand how these disciplines affect us all in our daily lives...

General Information

Email

david@philadelphiacfa.org

Phone

215-569-3186

Address

1218 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Website

https://www.PhiladelphiaCFA.org

Hours

M-F, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tags

Art Type

Other

Art Activity

Art-making and Instruction Curriculum-integrated Field Trips

Program Time

In-school Weekends

Age Group

6-10 11-13 14-19 20-54 55+

About Us

The Center provides Philadelphia with educational programs, exhibitions, and a public space to explore architecture, urban planning, and design, allowing visitors the opportunity to understand how these disciplines affect us all in our daily lives. Using our city's distinctive breadth of architecture, pioneering urban design, and manufacturing heritage as the foundation for conversation, we educate the public on the value, impact, and process of design.

Services Offered

Talks, exhibitions, publications, hands-on workshops, design competitions, festivals, and children’s programming. ARCHITECTURE IN EDUCATION: This in-class program introduces students to the concepts of architecture and design. DESIGN WORKSHOPS FOR FAMILIES: Learn about design, build a project from your imagination, and hone your creative problem-solving skills. "CONSTRUCTING PLAY: CLASSIC + MODERN BUILDING TOYS" EXHIBITION: Travel back in time to learn how different building toys were invented!

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