Hello from Japan! Programming

Hello from Japan! Programming

Hello from Japan! Opening Weekend Festival, January 21 and 22

Come celebrate the return of the original CMOM exhibition Hello from Japan! Get a taste of Japan with Chef Misako Sassa, listen to traditional Japanese stories, create designer toys and collaborate with artists Sakura Maku.

Bento box Design with Misako Sassa
Explore how to create flowers carved from carrots, cartoon mushrooms from radishes and other fun shapes from vegetables and rice with Japanese cuisine expert, Misako Sassa of the Japanese Culinary Studio NYC. Tastings provided!
Saturday, January 21, 2017 | 2 & 3pm | 6 & Older Sign up

Japanese Fans for Anime Fans with Manga Artist Sakura Maku
Design traditional Japanese fans using your favorite Anime characters with comic book artist and School of Visual Arts professor, Sakura Maku.
Sunday, January 22, 2017 | 2 & 3pm| 6 & Older Sign up

Kamishibai Storytelling
Kamishibai is a traditional form of Japanese storytelling. Join CMOM educators for an interactive telling of traditional and modern kawaii-inspired stories.
Saturday & Sunday, January 21 & 22, 2017 | 12:30pm | All ages | Drop-in

Kawaii Vinyl: Designer Toys
Create your own custom designer toy inspired by kawaii (meaning cute) characters from manga and anime!
Saturday & Sunday, January 21 & 22, 2017 | 11am, 12 & 4pm | 6 & Older Sign up

 

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! 
 

Game Changers , 11:00am

6 & older

Play and dance your way through classic playground favorites and work collaboratively to create a new playground game and an original dance piece.

Ball Pool Swap & Drop, 11:30am

5 & younger
Collect all the balls from the Baby Steps ball pool for our daily Ball Pool Drop & Swap. Get ready to count down as we let loose new balls into the pool! 
 

Mural Wall Paining, 12:00pm

5 & younger
Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.
 

Game Changers , 12:00pm

6 & older

Play and dance your way through classic playground favorites and work collaboratively to create a new playground game and an original dance piece.

Dance Party , 12:30pm

All ages

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

Kamishibai Storytelling, 12:30pm

All ages

Kamishibai is a traditional form of Japanese storytelling. Join CMOM educators for an interactive telling of traditional and modern kawaii-inspired stories.

Game Changers , 2:00pm

6 & older

Play and dance your way through classic playground favorites and work collaboratively to create a new playground game and an original dance piece.

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!
 

Boogie Down Break Week , 3:00pm

All ages

Game Changers , 3:00pm

6 & older

Play and dance your way through classic playground favorites and work collaboratively to create a new playground game and an original dance piece.

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

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

Game Changers , 4:00pm

6 & older

Play and dance your way through classic playground favorites and work collaboratively to create a new playground game and an original dance piece.

Dance Party , 4:30pm

All ages

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

Karaoke Superstars , 4:30pm

All ages

Pop in for some karaoke fun when Children’s Museum Educators take over the Hello From Japan! exhibit. Join in and sing along with familiar songs and pop favorites!

Full Calendar