Thank You

CMOM Donors July 2013 – June 2014

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+)

The Freeman Foundation

Institute of Museum and Library Services

The Laurie M. Tisch* Illumination Fund

Tasneem and Moshin Meghji*

Metlife Foundation

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs


The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

W.K. Kellogg Foundation


Leadership ($50,000 - $99,999)

John and Judith Hannan*

halley k harrisburg* and Michael Rosenfeld

The Hearst Foundations

The Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc.

Miyoung E. Lee* and Neil Simpkins

The Paul E. Singer Family Foundation

Morgan Stanley

National Endowment for the Humanities

United Way of New York City



Friends of CMOM ($25,000 - $49,999)

Ellen Celli* and Andrew Celli

LaMae Allen de Jongh* and Sydney de Jongh

The Daniel J. Edelman Family Foundation

Renée Edelman*

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Justin Hamill* and Kerri Hamill

Meringoff Family Foundation

New York State Council on the Arts


Thomas J. and Alice M. Tisch


Benefactor ($10,000 - $24,999)

Shannon and Elliott Aronson

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP


Miriam and Michael J. Boublik*

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.

Credit Suisse (USA), Inc.

Dune Real Estate Partners, LP

Richard and Rosaline Edelman

Estee Lauder Companies, Inc.

Kara and Wayne Fingerman*

Jennifer Heller Wold* and Keith C. Wold Jr.

Martin F. and Margaret Heller

Jill and Myron Kaplan*

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C.

Macy’s and Bloomingdales

Rajeev Narang* and Geeta Sharma

Raffiq Nathoo* and Michele Balfour-Nathoo

National Endowment for the Arts

Nickelodeon Television

Nancy Cohen Roberts* and Marc Roberts

The Leonard & Evelyn Lauder Foundation

Time Warner, Inc.

Jonathan and Lizzie Tisch

Teri Weiss* and Robby Merkin


Patron ($5,000 - $9,999)


American Express Company

BNY Mellon

C-III Capital Partners

D.E. Shaw & Co., L.P.


Edward and Arlyn Gardner

George and Jennifer Garrity

Hannah and Ryan Barry Memorial Foundation

Antonio Magliocco Jr. and Carla Solomon

Moody’s Foundation

Penguin Random House

Pfizer, Inc.

Elizabeth Sarnoff* and Andrew Cohen

Melanie Shorin and Greg Feldman

Robert Siegel and Susan Kargman

Sony Corporation of America

The Margaret and Daniel Loeb – Third Point Foundation

The New York Community Trust

Ross L. Yustein and Julie L. Margolis


Supporter ($1,000 - $4,999)

John and Jody Arnhold

Shawn V. and Jennifer J. Austin

Barbara Bantivoglio

Jeff Barker and Suzanne Murphy

Jules Bernstein and Linda Lipsett

Jaimee Bloom

Salvatore J. Bommarito and Alison Mass

Eric Brenner and Yuki Hirose

Debora Cacamese and Rick Stein

Jonathan Cary and Betsy Morgan

Laura Chasin

Wendy and Matt Cherwin

Eunu Chun and Lisa Kim

Michael Cohen* and Amy Siskind

Kenneth Cole and Ann Brashares

Kendrick Croasmun

Cary J. Davis and John P. McGinn

DDK & Company LLP

Richard and Jennie DeScherer

Lyn Devon

Blair W. and Cheryl Effron

Guy Endzweig and Caroline Berley Endzweig

Nancy Fisher

Christopher and Joyce Frost

GE Foundation

Greg and Jennifer Geiling

Ruby Gelman and Shimon Shkury

Jamie and Caroline Gertler

Matthew and Edythe Goldstein

Barbara Goldman

Robert Gorton

David and Ruth Gottesman

Jeffery and Madeleine Grant

Stephen Gullo

Camilla Haddad

Susan K. Hamill

Gerard Harper

Jane Hartley and Ralph Schlosstein

Irving Harris Foundation

Alice W. Judelson

Kevin and Danielle Koplin

Cindy Kurtin

Elizabeth Kurtin-Steinberg and Matthew Steinberg

Jeffrey and Nancy Lane

Michael and Marisa Leister

Stephanie L. and Steve Lessar

Marc and Adina Levin

Patricia S. and Bruce Lieberman

Carol Lobell

William Louis-Dreyfus

MAT Charitable Foundation

Gertrude Michelson

Elizabeth Montgomery

Amanda and Alex Morcos

Betsy Morris and John Helyar

Kenneth Needleman

Neiman Marcus Group, Inc.

Andrew Nelson

Harry and Susan Newton

Laura and Richard D. Parsons

Amy and Geoff Peck

Robert Peracchia and Eva Maestre

Julie Ratner

Joanna and Andrew Rice

Sara and Matthew Rothman*

James and Emily J. Satloff

Scott and Pam Schafler

Richard and Barbara Schiffrin

Scholastic, Inc.

Ronald and Deborah Shear

Michael and Alex Shuman

Esther Tan and Lujing Wang

The Reuben and Jane Leibowitz Foundation

The Stuntz Family Foundation

Bernadette and Chris Tiso

James and Priscilla Warner

Marcia Warner*

Steven and Jennifer L. Warner

George Wein

Elana Wexler-Kobrin and Elie Kobrin

Mark Whitaker and Alexis Gelber

Omar Wohabe

Richard and Nadine Woldenberg

Paul Wolf and Carolina Sacio

Adam Wolfson

Peter and Suzie Wunsch

Shelia Yellin and Samuel Rosenfeld


*CMOM Board of Directors

Thank You

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

CMOM'S New York Treasures Scavenger Hunt, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm

Search for hidden New York treasures throughout CMOM’s five floors of interactive exhibitions in a daily scavenger hunt this summer. Learn fun facts about NYC’s most famous attractions and cultural institutions along the way. Each hidden New York treasure will give you clues to solve a secret message and win a small prize!

SCENTsory Jars, 10:00am

5 & older

What’s that smell?! Did you know that scent memories are stored in our brains? Join us as we test our noses and brains by smelling various mystery items!

Movement & Melodies, 10:30am

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!

Way Down Underground: Pop-up Water Science- City Splash , 10:30am

All ages

With support from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, join CMOM educators for some pop-up water experiments and story times in CMOM’s outdoor water exhibit City Splash. Learn about where your water comes from and where it goes as we explore NYC way down underground.

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

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

Parachute Play, 11:30am

5 & younger

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

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

Good Vibrations, 12:30pm

5 & younger

How are sounds made? How can you change sounds? Learn about the science behind sound waves as we make beautiful music together!

Baby Bath Time, 1:00pm

5 & younger

Don’t forget to wash behind their ears! Join us as we give our baby dolls a sweet-smelling bubble bath!

Bubble Wrap Pop, 1:30pm

5 & younger

Snap! Pop! Dance with us on bubble wrap!

Tubingen Duck Race, 2:00pm

5 & older

Each year thousands of yellow rubber duckies make their way along the picturesque River Neckar in Germany to the sounds of cheering crowds. Join us and cheer on your favorite duck for our mini-duck race!

Jam Band, 2:30pm

5 & younger

Use tambourines, maracas, bells and rhythm sticks to make beats as CMOM educators lead you in a collaborative and creative jam session

Building Sandcastles, 3:00pm

5 & younger

Use geometric shapes to build sandcastles with us!

Movement & Melodies, 3:30pm

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

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

Full Calendar