Thank You

CMOM Donors July 2012 – June 2013

We extend our heartfelt thanks to every member of the CMOM community. With the incredible support of its members, institutional donors and through every paid admission, CMOM is able to present a wide range of free programs and services for children and families, enriching the lives of thousands of individuals from diverse backgrounds each year.

If you would like to make a contribution that helps further CMOM’s mission, please make a donation online now or give us a call at 212-721-1223.

CMOM gratefully acknowledges the generosity of the following individuals, corporations, foundations and government agencies that supported our programs and general operations during the last year.
 

Great Friend to Kids ($100,000+)
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City
Target
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Leadership ($50,000+)
Accenture LLP
halley k harrisburg and Michael Rosenfeld
The Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc.
Umigo LLC
United Way of New York City

Friends of CMOM ($25,000+)
Ellen and Andrew Celli
Renee S. Edelman
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Morgan Stanley
Rajeev Narang and Geeta Sharma
Raffiq Nathoo and Michele Balfour Nathoo  
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
Paul Singer and Bonnie Loeb
Alice and Thomas Tisch Foundation

Benefactor ($10,000+)
American Express Company
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Bloomberg
Michael J. Boublik and Miriam Boublik
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Credit Suisse (USA), INC.
LaMae A. deJongh and Sydney deJongh
Estee Lauder Companies, Inc.
Wayne and Kara Fingerman
Judith and John Hannan
Miyoung E. Lee and Neil Simpkins
Stephen Meringoff
Nickelodeon Television
Mark and Jennifer Pearlman
Nancy and Marc Roberts
Scholastic Inc.
The Heller Foundation
Wilma Tisch

Patron ($5,000+)
Hannah and Ryan Barry Memorial Foundation
Jules Bernstein and Linda Lipsett
BNY Mellon
Edward and Arlyn Gardner
Myron and Jill Kaplan
Gertrude Michelson
Moody's Foundation
Penguin Random House
Pfizer Inc.
Sony Corporation of America

Supporter ($1,000+)
Glenn J. Barbi
Barnard Cognitive Development Center
Michael Cohen Group
CVS Caremark Charitable Foundation
David Davenport and Monica Azare
Jeffrey S. Feinman
Ruth Gottesman
Jeffrey and Madeline Grant
Susan K. Hamill
HappyFamily Brands (Nuture Inc.)
The Leonard & Evelyn Lauder Foundation
Leo S. Guthman Fund
Mark Lilien
Michael Tuch Foundation
John McGinn and Cary Davis
Hee-Jung Moon and John Moon
Elizabeth Sarnoff and Andrew Cohen
Richard H. Sokolow and Sharon Marie Tomao
Michael and Diane Steinberg
Donald Sussman
The Blackstone Charitable Foundation
The New York Community Trust
Time Warner Cable New York
Lowell Sidney and Lacey Tisch
Christina Ullman
Robin and Liselotte Vince
Steven and Jennifer Warner
Matthew Wyatt

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Calendar

Little Scientist: 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.
Kindergarten readiness skills: learn descriptive vocabulary, sensory exploration, early science skills (cause and effect).
 

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.
 

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.

Eid al Fitr Festival – Henna Designs, 10:00am

All ages

Explore intricate henna designs as you learn about henna’s origins and fashion and create your own decorative templates and cards.
 

10am-12pm

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

4 & younger

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.

Experiment with Pitch (Demo), 11:00am

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.

Experiment with Pitch (Demo), 11:00am

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.

All Jazzed Up Performance: Live Piano Music - Gregory Chen, 11:00am

All ages

11am - 3pm
Award-winning pianist, Gregory Chen, a Manhattan School of Music alumnus, has taught music at Afro Latin Jazz Academy of Music, City College of New York and in various schools within the New York City Public Schools.  He’s also performed in venues such as Symphony Space in New York City, Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and The Jazz Showcase in Chicago IL.
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.
 

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.

Let’s Make Playdough, 11:30am

4 & younger

Help CMOM educators make playdough from scratch!  Explore texture by using your hands to help mix the ingredients.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary, sensory awareness and explore texture.
 

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)

Music and Storytelling: “Cinderella: An Islamic Tale”, 12:30pm

All ages

The story of Cinderella is common in different cultures worldwide. Find similarities and differences as the story of the character Zahra unfolds in Fawzia Gilani book Cinderella: An Islamic Tale.

12:30-1pm, drop in. 

Little Scientist: 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.
Kindergarten readiness skills: learn descriptive vocabulary, sensory exploration, early science skills (cause and effect).
 

Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (Demo), 1:30pm

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.

Dancing Lantern Shadow Puppets Theater, 2:00pm

5 & older

Join Melissa Chernowitz, puppeteer and artistic director of Dancing Lantern Theater as she helps you bring the rich story of Eid al Fitr to life with your own shadow puppet.

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.

Dancing Lantern Shadow Puppets Theater, 3:45pm

5 & older

Join Melissa Chernowitz, puppeteer and artistic director of Dancing Lantern Theater as she helps you bring the rich story of Eid al Fitr to life with your own shadow puppet.

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.

Let’s Make Playdough, 4:00pm

4 & younger

Help CMOM educators make playdough from scratch!  Explore texture by using your hands to help mix the ingredients.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary, sensory awareness and explore texture.
 

Full Calendar