A Children’s Museum ‘Surprise Blockbuster’: A Show on Islam

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Today, Historical Figures in "I Approve This Message"

WNBC – NEWS 4 NEW YORK:

Today historical figures are giving local kids a real life lesson. View video »
 

New Learning Hub Looks to Bring More Educational Opportunities to City's Low-Income Children

NY1 NEWS: An Upper West Side children's museum is bringing its educational programs to kids around the city, and some of the five boroughs' most vulnerable young people are benefiting. NY1's Roger Clark filed the following report. View video »

The Children's Museum of Manhattan is celebrating the opening of a new learning hub

NY1 NEWS: Reporter Roger Clark

The Children's Museum of Manhattan is celebrating the opening of a new learning hub for kids who live at a homeless shelter in Brooklyn. Joining us from Flatbush is Roger Clark with the story. View video »

A new learning hub has opened at a Homeless Shelter in Brooklyn as part of an effort by the Children's Museum of Manhattan

NY1 NEWS: Reporter Roger Clark A new learning hub has opened at a Homeless Shelter in Brooklyn as part of an effort by the Children's Museum of Manhattan to bring more educational opportunities to underserved neighborhoods. Roger Clark Joins us now from Flatbush. View Video »

I Approve This Message

WCBS 880 Radio: By Marla Diamond. Reporter Marla Diamond interviews parents and how they talk to their kids about the presidential election in the exhibit I Approve This Message. Listen »

And a Little Child Shall Lead Them (at Least at This Museum)

THE NEW YORK TIMES: By LAUREL GRAEBER


A recreated Oval Office in “I Approve This Message,” a new exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. Credit AoommiePhotography.com

Children’s Museum nixes move to Essex Crossing

CRAIN'S: Record attendance is driving the need for a larger space
By Miriam Kreinin Souccar


Photo: Handel Architects
Museum pulled out of negotiations with Delancey Street Associates to move to the new development near the Williamsburg Bridge.

The Children's Museum of Manhattan is once again on the lookout for a new home.

Just Opened: I Approve This Message at CMOM

RED TRICYCLE:  BY Mimi O’Connor

If the current political climate is making you feel a bit weary (we can’t imagine why), we’ve got the perfect antidote to lift the spirits of everyone in the house. The Children’s Museum of Manhattan just debuted “I Approve This Message” a fun, educational (and non-partisan) exhibit featuring historic docs, fun facts and loads of activities and amazing photo ops. We approve!

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

Messy With Art, 10:00am

5 & younger
Explore new textures and techniques as we use art materials in unusual ways!
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

Dance along, sing fun songs and read some special stories! 

3D Pocket Sized Monster Maker , 11:00am

6 & older

Create a 3D Pocket Sized Monster Mascot to train and join you on adventures. You’ll find inspiration from mascots and characters found throughout Japan designed to represent parks, airports, TV stations, historical landmarks and even entire cities. 

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall

3D Pocket Sized Monster Maker , 12:00pm

6 & older

Create a 3D Pocket Sized Monster Mascot to train and join you on adventures. You’ll find inspiration from mascots and characters found throughout Japan designed to represent parks, airports, TV stations, historical landmarks and even entire cities. 

Urban Garden, 1:00pm

5 & younger
Create your own garden to take home as you learn about how plants. Learn to grow your own food!
 

Japanese expert Chef Hideyo Yamada , 2:00pm

6 & older
Meet Japanese expert Chef Hideyo Yamada and explore healthy Japanese recipes. 
Tastings provided! 
 

S.T.E.A.M Lab, 3:00pm

5 & younger
Watch things fizz, tinker with some toys and explore other experiments inspired by Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math!
 

Japanese expert Chef Hideyo Yamada , 3:30pm

6 & older
Meet Japanese expert Chef Hideyo Yamada and explore healthy Japanese recipes. 
Tastings provided! 
 

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

Dance along, sing fun songs and read some special stories! 

Full Calendar