Corporate Giving

Give back to the community where your employees live and work! Through corporate memberships, customized sponsored programs and events, or sponsorship of local and traveling exhibitions, your company can reach hundreds of thousands of families each year—demonstrating and promoting the power of corporate citizenship at New York City’s most trusted venue for families. Together, we can keep hundreds of thousands of families connected to trusted resources, information and businesses that share a commitment to education, health and the environment, arts and culture, and the diversity of New York City.

At CMOM, you can reach new audiences by:
 

  • Sponsoring daily, weekly and monthly programs, festivals, performances and special events for children and families
  • Sponsoring an exhibit at the Museum
  • Cause-related marketing through community outreach programs in NYC and nationally
  • Corporate membership—Give your employees, clients and partners the gift of CMOM

CMOM works with its corporate partners to maximize their brand identity and tailor programs to ensure visibility with our target audience, who include:
 

  • An ethnically diverse audience of more than 370,000 people annually, and visitors from around the world
  • Decision makers, such as public officials and business leaders, and CMOM’s network of more than 50 non-profit partners
  • More than 1,000 educators, health, museum and library professionals through CMOM professional development programs
  • 35,000 low-income children and families who experience the unique value of CMOM’s community programs each year
  • Reach millions more through press, traveling exhibitions in target markets, release of new research and curricula, website and citywide and national outreach programs

For more information about becoming a corporate sponsor, or to discuss in-kind and partnership opportunities, please contact our Development Department at 212-721-1223 ext. 232, or send us an email.

A list of our current corporate members can be found here.

Corporate Giving

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Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Calendar

In The Mood: Painting Musical Emotions, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Families will be inspired to create artwork by the emotions felt when listening to Jazz. Discover what creates the melancholy mood in Billie Holiday’s voice, or the cheerful sound of Duke Ellington’s Big Band. Explore how your mood is affected by musical elements such as key, melody, harmony and tempo, using a piece of historic sheet music as your canvas.
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.

Romare Bearden - My World as Colorful Melodies, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Romare Bearden was deeply influenced by jazz music and often listened to it while making art. Listen to jazz music and imagine colors and patterns based on what you hear. Create a work of art inspired by Bearden’s mixed media collage techniques.
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Math Wizards: Mandala Sand Art, 10:00am

4 & younger

What is a circle and why are they so important? Explore how circles have been used to create symbols of peace and unity while creating a beautiful Mandala.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary, color and shape recognition, creative expression & process of creation.
 

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.

All Jazzed Up Performance: Live Piano Music - Joe Alterman, 11:00am

All ages

11am - 3pm
Having performed worldwide and an alum from NYU, Joe Alterman’s most recent recording, Give Me The Simple Life reached #4 on the JazzWeek radio charts!
Get into the swing of things with live music provided by a jazz pianist from the Manhattan School of Music! This program is part of our Jazzed! The Changing Beat of 125th Street exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (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.

Live Piano Music!, 11:00am

All ages

11am - 3pm

Get into the swing of things with live music provided by a jazz pianist selected by the National Jazz Museum in Harlem!
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).

Math Wizards: Mandala Sand Art, 1:00pm

4 & younger

What is a circle and why are they so important? Explore how circles have been used to create symbols of peace and unity while creating a beautiful Mandala.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary, color and shape recognition, creative expression & process of creation.
 

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.
 

Farmer’s Market Counting, 2:00pm

4 & younger

Join us for a shopping trip! Let’s count all the produce in our “Farmer’s Market!”
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary; early math and motor skills.
 

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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