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CMOM Philosophy

For more than thirty years, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) has been an exciting destination for play, fun and learning-by-doing. Through theme-based exhibits, hands-on activities, interactive programs and larger-than-life environments, CMOM helps young visitors discover new ideas and stretch their imaginations.

Featured Program

Meet the Artist

Ages 5 years & older
Express yourself at CMOM! Join us for an introduction to modern and contemporary artists. Visitors will explore artist’s influences, inspirations and techniques and even be able to create their very own works of art to take home! More »

Featured Exhibit

EatSleepPlay™:

Building Health Every Day

All Ages
A new exhibit with more than 70 interactive stations. Health has never been this much fun!. More »

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Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Calendar

Kawaii Vinyl: Designer Toys , 10:00am

All ages

Cut and fold your own custom designer toy inspired by kawaii (too cute) characters from manga and anime.

10am-12:00pm

Getting Creative with Art: Snow Dough!, 10:00am

4 & younger

Create fluffy snow-creations with this special dough!

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

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

Getting Creative with Art: Snow Dough!, 12:15pm

4 & younger

Create fluffy snow-creations with this special dough!

Imaginary Friends with Illustrator Aya Kakeda, 2:00pm

5 & older

Create your own kawaii (too cute) friend and learn about character design with the Society of Illustrator’s award winning artist, Aya Kakeda.

Mural Wall Painting, 2:15pm

4 & younger

Imaginary Friends with Illustrator Aya Kakeda, 3:30pm

5 & older

Create your own kawaii (too cute) friend and learn about character design with the Society of Illustrator’s award winning artist, Aya Kakeda.

Parachute Play, 3:30pm

4 & younger

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

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

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

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