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2016 News

10 Best Things to do in New York City in February 2016

01/27/16

Mommy Nearest BY Stephanie Barnhart On February 13, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan will open a new one-of-a-kind exhibit that celebrates Muslim cultures through hands-on activities. Children can visit a mosque and decorate its walls with colorful designs; test their skills in international trade by selling rugs, fish and ceramics in the market place; and explore ancient trade routes on a two story Indian Ocean dhow (boat) or on a camel. There will also be a ton of... more »

Children Pay Tribute to Dr King at the Children's Museum of Manhattan

01/16/16

Children Pay Tribute to Dr King at the Children's Museum of Manhattan on the Upper West Side. View video » more »

Children Around the City are Remembering Dr. King this Weekend.

01/16/16

Children at the Children's Museum of Manhattan used recycled materials to create a mosaic of Dr. Kings portrait. View video » more »

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

01/16/16

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. View video » more »

PRESS RELEASE: CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF MANHATTAN ANNOUNCES OPENING OF “AMERICA TO ZANZIBAR: MUSLIM CULTURES NEAR AND FAR”

01/13/16

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF MANHATTAN ANNOUNCES OPENING OF “AMERICA TO ZANZIBAR: MUSLIM CULTURES NEAR AND FAR” New Interactive Exhibit Set to Open Feb. 13, 2016 Explores Diversity of Muslim Cultures Worldwide for a Family Audience “America to Zanzibar” is the Fourth in a Series of Major Cultural Exhibitions by the Children’s Museum as Part of its Commitment to Help Prepare Children for Today’s Global Society New York, NY – January ... more »

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CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

Bubble Wrap Painting, 10:00am

4 & younger

Snap! Pop! Splat! Paint on bubble wrap with us!

Movement & Melodies, 10:30am

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.

Monkey King Mask Making, 11:00am

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

Parachute Play, 11:30am

5 & younger

Blue and green, yellow and red. What colors can you find over head?

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

Monkey King Mask Making, 12:00pm

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

Dance Party, 12:30pm

5 & younger

Dance to a variety of musical style including Pop, Rock 'n' Roll, Latin, Classical and some of our favorite children’s bands.

Chinese New Year Ornaments, 1:00pm

5 & younger

Make your own hanging monkey ornament to celebrate the Chinese New Year!

Monkey King Mask Making, 1:00pm

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

Move to the Beat Drum Circle , 1:30pm

5 & younger

The whole family gets physical as they play in our heartbeat drum circle.

Monkey King Mask Making, 2:00pm

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

Jam Band, 2:30pm

5 & younger

Use tambourines, maracas, bells and rhythm sticks to make beats as CMOM educators lead you in a collaborative and creative jam session.

Garden Party, 3:00pm

5 & younger

Help CMOM educators create a garden made of felt! Add to the mural by creating fruits, vegetables and herbs to plant in our garden! 

Monkey King Mask Making, 3:00pm

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

Movement & Melodies, 3:30pm

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.

Monkey King Mask Making, 4:00pm

6 & older

Create a mask inspired by the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese story The Journey to the West, a masterpiece of classical Chinese fiction. Learn the story of Monkey and his courage to become King while discovering China’s rich culture along the way.

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