Black Futures Month Celebration

Black Futures Month is celebrated annually in the month of February, in conjunction with Black History Month. Black Futures Month is dedicated to celebrating the reality of Black existence, Black joy, and Black splendor.

Augusta Savage Sculpture making
Augusta Savage was an important African American artist and arts educator. Create a clay creation inspired by her sculpture The Harp, which was commissioned for the 1939 World’s Fair in New York.
Sunday, February 4 | 11am, 12, 2, 3, & 4pm | Ages 6 & Older | Sign-up*

Storytelling: Firebird
Children’s Museum Educators share the story of prima ballerina for the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland in a reading of her book Firebird. Firebird is a Coretta Scott King Award winning children’s book written by Misty Copeland and illustrated by Christopher Myers.
Sunday, February 4 | 11am and 4pm| All ages | Drop-in

*Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event.

Program schedule is subject to change.

Storytelling: Firebird

Children’s Museum Educators share the story of prima ballerina for the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland in a reading of her book Firebird. Firebird is a Coretta Scott King Award winning children’s book written by Misty Copeland and illustrated by Christopher Myers.

Sunday, February 4 | 11am and 4pm| All ages | Drop-in

Storytelling: Firebird

Children’s Museum Educators share the story of prima ballerina for the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland in a reading of her book Firebird. Firebird is a Coretta Scott King Award winning children’s book written by Misty Copeland and illustrated by Christopher Myers.

Sunday, February 4 | 11am and 4pm| All ages | Drop-in

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

Martin’s Mosaic
Honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by creating a mosaic of his portrait.
Saturday – Monday,  January 13 – 15 | 10am & 1 pm| All ages | Drop-in

Historic Heroines: Coretta Scott King
Create a children’s book in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King. Learn about The Coretta Scott King Book Award, given to outstanding African-American writers and illustrators of children’s literature.
Saturday, January 13 | 11:30 am, 12:30 and 4:30 pm | 6 & Older | Sign-up
Sunday, January 14 | 11:30 am and 12:30 | 6 & Older | Sign-up

Jumping for Joy with the Double Dutch Dreamz
The Double Dutch Dreamz present an intergenerational experience sharing the fundamentals of creative athletics for jumping into twirling and swirling ropes. Join the call and response spoken word and poetry that accompany fast feet movements. The Double Dutch Dreamz have presented at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum, Apollo Theater, Smack Mellon Gallery, BAM, Summer Stage Kids, and Governor’s Island.
ASL Sign Interpretation provided.
Saturday, January 13 | 2:30 & 3:30 pm | All ages | Ticketed

Musical Performance with Lia Holman
Lia Holman shares the history of African American Music from past to present through song in this musical performance.
Sunday, January 14 | 2:30 & 3:30 pm | All ages | Ticketed

Museum of Impact visits CMOM
Museum of Impact presents Upstanders Fest, a social justice extravaganza. Make art and build power with a healthy curiosity of understanding activism and the role you can play. Discover avenues to action and express yourself through artmaking, songs, games and crafts.
Museum of Impact creates immersive experiential voyages into the heart of social movements, where visitors leave their own mark.
Monday, January 15 | 12 – 4 pm | All ages | Drop-in

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

Martin’s Mosaic
Honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by creating a mosaic of his portrait.
Saturday – Monday,  January 13 – 15 | 10am & 1 pm| All ages | Drop-in

Historic Heroines: Coretta Scott King
Create a children’s book in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King. Learn about The Coretta Scott King Book Award, given to outstanding African-American writers and illustrators of children’s literature.
Saturday, January 13 | 11:30 am, 12:30 and 4:30 pm | 6 & Older | Sign-up
Sunday, January 14 | 11:30 am and 12:30 | 6 & Older | Sign-up

Jumping for Joy with the Double Dutch Dreamz
The Double Dutch Dreamz present an intergenerational experience sharing the fundamentals of creative athletics for jumping into twirling and swirling ropes. Join the call and response spoken word and poetry that accompany fast feet movements. The Double Dutch Dreamz have presented at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum, Apollo Theater, Smack Mellon Gallery, BAM, Summer Stage Kids, and Governor’s Island.
ASL Sign Interpretation provided.
Saturday, January 13 | 2:30 & 3:30 pm | All ages | Ticketed

Musical Performance with Lia Holman
Lia Holman shares the history of African American Music from past to present through song in this musical performance.
Sunday, January 14 | 2:30 & 3:30 pm | All ages | Ticketed

Museum of Impact visits CMOM
Museum of Impact presents Upstanders Fest, a social justice extravaganza. Make art and build power with a healthy curiosity of understanding activism and the role you can play. Discover avenues to action and express yourself through artmaking, songs, games and crafts.
Museum of Impact creates immersive experiential voyages into the heart of social movements, where visitors leave their own mark.
Monday, January 15 | 12 – 4 pm | All ages | Drop-in

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

Martin’s Mosaic
Honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by creating a mosaic of his portrait.
Saturday – Monday,  January 13 – 15 | 10am & 1 pm| All ages | Drop-in

Historic Heroines: Coretta Scott King
Create a children’s book in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King. Learn about The Coretta Scott King Book Award, given to outstanding African-American writers and illustrators of children’s literature.
Saturday, January 13 | 11:30 am, 12:30 and 4:30 pm | 6 & Older | Sign-up
Sunday, January 14 | 11:30 am and 12:30 | 6 & Older | Sign-up

Jumping for Joy with the Double Dutch Dreamz
The Double Dutch Dreamz present an intergenerational experience sharing the fundamentals of creative athletics for jumping into twirling and swirling ropes. Join the call and response spoken word and poetry that accompany fast feet movements. The Double Dutch Dreamz have presented at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum, Apollo Theater, Smack Mellon Gallery, BAM, Summer Stage Kids, and Governor’s Island.
ASL Sign Interpretation provided.
Saturday, January 13 | 2:30 & 3:30 pm | All ages | Ticketed

Musical Performance with Lia Holman
Lia Holman shares the history of African American Music from past to present through song in this musical performance.
Sunday, January 14 | 2:30 & 3:30 pm | All ages | Ticketed

Museum of Impact visits CMOM
Museum of Impact presents Upstanders Fest, a social justice extravaganza. Make art and build power with a healthy curiosity of understanding activism and the role you can play. Discover avenues to action and express yourself through artmaking, songs, games and crafts.
Museum of Impact creates immersive experiential voyages into the heart of social movements, where visitors leave their own mark.
Monday, January 15 | 12 – 4 pm | All ages | Drop-in

Storytelling: Rabbit’s Snow Dance

Museum Educators read authors Joseph and James Bruchac’s book based on an Iroquois folktale. Rabbit loves the winter so much he uses his drum and song to perform a dance to make it snow all the time. How much snow is too much, and will Rabbit know when to stop?
Saturday & Sunday, November 11 & 12 | 11 am & 4 pm | All ages | Drop-in

Storytelling: Rabbit’s Snow Dance

Museum Educators read authors Joseph and James Bruchac’s book based on an Iroquois folktale. Rabbit loves the winter so much he uses his drum and song to perform a dance to make it snow all the time. How much snow is too much, and will Rabbit know when to stop?
Saturday & Sunday, November 11 & 12 | 11 am & 4 pm | All ages | Drop-in

Storytelling: Rabbit’s Snow Dance

Museum Educators read authors Joseph and James Bruchac’s book based on an Iroquois folktale. Rabbit loves the winter so much he uses his drum and song to perform a dance to make it snow all the time. How much snow is too much, and will Rabbit know when to stop?
Saturday & Sunday, November 11 & 12 | 11 am & 4 pm | All ages | Drop-in

Storytelling: Rabbit’s Snow Dance

Museum Educators read authors Joseph and James Bruchac’s book based on an Iroquois folktale. Rabbit loves the winter so much he uses his drum and song to perform a dance to make it snow all the time. How much snow is too much, and will Rabbit know when to stop?
Saturday & Sunday, November 11 & 12 | 11 am & 4 pm | All ages | Drop-in