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The Children's Museum of Manhattan is dedicated to inspiring children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through a unique environment of interactive exhibitions and programs. We’re often looking to expand our team and bring unique, innovative professionals to the Museum. Check back here often to see up-to-date employment opportunities.
 

Full Time Positions

Grants Associate
The Development Department at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan is seeking a full-time Grants Associate. Working closely with the Museum's Senior Manager of Institutional Giving, the Grants Associate will assist in the management of a growing portfolio of foundation, government and corporate funders.
Learn more about this position and how to apply.

 

Part Time Positions  

Public Programs Educators
The Public Programs Department at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan is looking for dedicated educators is seeking part-time Museum Educators to work directly with museum visitors as part of the Education Department.
Learn more about this position and how to apply.

School Programs Educators
The School Programs Department at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan is looking for dedicated educators to work with visiting school groups and outreach programs in neighborhoods throughout New York City.
Learn more about this position and how to apply.

 

Internships

Education or Development Internship Positions

As part of the education team, interns may teach interactive guided tours to a variety of visiting school groups, assist with enrollment classes and off-site outreach programs and develop education materials. As a development intern, participants will be part of CMOM's fundraising efforts in the spring. Learn more about Summer 2014 Internship Opportunities.

Graphic Design and Exhibition Design Internships
Interns will design a variety of materials for upcoming exhibitions and various museum departments. Qualifications must include: design portfolio, knowledge of industry standard computer software. Learn more about Design Internship Opportunities.

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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.

Record Cover Design, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Explore the Jazz Culture during the Harlem Renaissance through the beautiful imagery used in historical jazz album covers. Focus on the color, lines and typography used on the historic covers then create your own design for a jazz record.

This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Little Artist: Rainbow Fish, 10:00am

4 & younger

Learn to share just as The Rainbow Fish does in Marcus Pfister’s story.  Explore texture as you mix and match shinny scales to make a colorful rainbow fish!
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new descriptive vocabulary, process of creation sensory exploration, color and shape recognition, creative expression.
 

Pop-up Cards, 10:00am

All ages

Send well wishes and news to family and friends as you create Eid al Fitr 3D pop-up 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.

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)

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 Artist: Rainbow Fish, 1:00pm

4 & younger

Learn to share just as The Rainbow Fish does in Marcus Pfister’s story.  Explore texture as you mix and match shinny scales to make a colorful rainbow fish!
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new descriptive vocabulary, process of creation sensory exploration, color and shape recognition, creative expression.
 

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.

Cooking Demonstration with Rimli Roy, 2:00pm

5 & older

Food is an essential part of celebrating Eid al Fitr. Learn about different cuisines and cook a traditional Eid al Fitr dish using the spices turmeric & saffron. Tastings are provided!

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)

Jam Band, 2:30pm

4 & younger

Use tambourines, maracas, bells and rhythm sticks to make beats as CMOM educators lead you in a collaborative and creative jam session.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn math vocabulary, listening skills and learn to be part of a group.
 

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.

Cooking Demonstration with Rimli Roy, 3:00pm

5 & older

Food is an essential part of celebrating Eid al Fitr. Learn about different cuisines and cook a traditional Eid al Fitr dish using the spices turmeric & saffron. Tastings are provided!

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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