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CMOM inspires children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through a unique environment of interactive exhibitions and programs.

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Cmom’s program, workshop and performance offerings change every day!

Make sure to check our online calendar to help plan your visit!

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

Cloud Dough, 10:00am

5 & younger

Explore this fluffy dough as you make cloud-like creations that expand and contract!

Eye-Popping Optics , 10:30am

6 & older

Scientists in the Muslim world influenced much of what we know about the eye and optics. Learn more about the science of optics to create your very own 3D hologram display that can be used with any smartphone!

Jam Band, 10:30am

5 & younger

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

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

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

Code Breaking and Cryptography, 11:00am

6 & older

Decipher mystery messages, create secret codes and design prototype devices to hold your own secret messages. Can you crack the code?

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.

Code Breaking and Cryptography, 12:00pm

6 & older

Decipher mystery messages, create secret codes and design prototype devices to hold your own secret messages. Can you crack the code?

Animal Sounds and Movement, 12:30pm

5 & younger

How often does a cricket chirp? How far can a kangaroo jump? How long does a bird fly? Join us as we discover early math skills by exploring the animal kingdom!
 

Lovely Ladybugs, 1:00pm

5 & younger

Celebrate spring by creating a ladybug from recycled materials! How many spots does your ladybug have?

Tabla and Oud Duet with Roshni Samlal and Kane Mathis, 2:00pm

6 & older

How can music tell a story? Explore some of the storytelling and oral traditions from West Africa and Turkey with musicians Roshni Samlal and Kane Mathis.

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

Car Wash, 3:00pm

5 & younger

Suds up those wheels! Join us as we give our toy cars a strong scrub!

Tabla and Oud Duet with Roshni Samlal and Kane Mathis, 3:30pm

6 & older

How can music tell a story? Explore some of the storytelling and oral traditions from West Africa and Turkey with musicians Roshni Samlal and Kane Mathis.

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

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

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

Full Calendar