Exhibit Rentals and Sales

Exhibit Rentals and Sales

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan travels exhibits nationally and internationally and replicates exhibits for permanent installations at other sites. Museums and institutions interested in renting CMOM exhibits or purchasing the rights to reproduce CMOM exhibits should contact: Cat Emil, Exhibition Coordinator, at 212-721-1223 x238 or cemil@cmom.org.

 

Gods, Myths and Mortals: Discover Ancient Greece

Take an interactive journey through the world of ancient Greece while learning its impact on our modern world. Visitors of all ages meet the gods, experience ancient Greek daily life and interact with the two major ancient Greek epic poems The Illiad and The Odyssey-- climb into a 12 foot tall Trojan Horse, journey through rocky caves, over open seas, into a Cyclops Cave and then a karaoke cave to sing like a Siren. Authentic ancient Greek artifacts enhance the experience with painted pottery, coins, votives, drinking cups, loom weights, arrowheads and sling bullets.*

Created by the Children’s Museum of Manhattan.

Includes:

  • 25 engaging interactive components
  • Extensive educational curriculum for grades K-6. Topics including: The Odyssey, The Illiad, geography, navigation, pottery, mythical creatures, theater, weaving, inventions, Pythagorean Theorem, music, labyrinths, language and the Olympics.
  • Marketing materials
  • On-site mechanical exhibit installation
  • Continuing exhibit technical support

Facts:

  • 3000 square feet
  • 14 feet minimum ceiling height
  • Floor and ceiling power
  • Hard-wired internet required for one component and wireless for others.

*Facility approval from University of Pennsylvania for object loans.

For More Information

Contact Cat Emil, Exhibition Coordinator, at 212-721-1223 x238 or cemil@cmom.org.

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Calendar

Exploring Science: Home Sweet Home - Animal Habitats, 10:00am

4 & younger

Come join us as we explore different habitats and the animals that live in them! Create a diorama to display your own animal home.
 

Duke Ellington: Big Band Instrument Making, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Edward “Duke” Ellington was not only a talented jazz performer, but also a composer and the conductor of his own Big Band. Many of the famous pieces of jazz we know today – known as ‘standards’ – were written by Duke for his band, and for the specific talents of his musicians. Inspired by the individual style of these talented performers, build your own musical instruments similar to the ones you hear in Duke Ellington’s music.
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Swept Away: When Water Meets Sand, 10:30am

All ages

10:30am - 4pm
Explore how water changes ecosystems with our new Erosion Table! Discover water’s power on Earth’s surface by creating rivers and lakes through sand.

Thinking Like a Composer (Demo) , 11:00am

All ages

Music is made up of notes of different pitches, from low to high. An important characteristic of jazz music is that these notes are arranged in unusual rhythms. Examine a historic score sheet by composers such as Duke Ellington and Mary Lou Williams. Then match the sounds that you hear with notes on the paper and create your own score.
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new vocabulary, build listening skills and learn to be part of a group.

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Science Skills (color mixing and cause and effect).
 

Exploring Science: Home Sweet Home - Animal Habitats, 1:00pm

4 & younger

Come join us as we explore different habitats and the animals that live in them! Create a diorama to display your own animal home.
 

Experiment with Pitch (Demo), 1:30pm

All ages

Join our old fashioned “jug band” while experimenting with sound effects. Blow across the opening of the bottle to produce the lowest or highest sounds to learn about pitch. Does the shape of the bottle affect the sound you make?  What kind of sounds can you produce without water? Can you create notes by adding different amounts of water in each bottle?
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Mural Wall Painting, 2:30pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Science Skills (color mixing and cause and effect).
 

Skit Scat Stories & Songs!, 3:00pm

All ages

Listen to iconic performances of jazz music and then read books about the ‘Jazz Legends’ who performed them.
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new vocabulary, build listening skills and learn to be part of a group.

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