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2015 News

5 Best Summer Activities For Kids In NYC

06/29/15

By Carly Petrone. There’s a lot going on at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan this summer! Stop by and check out Frolic!, a new interactive rock ‘n’ roll-themed pop-up play space that offers children ages 0-5 a unique set of music, movement, and imaginative play experiences that support emotional and physical development. Kids can enjoy a replica of a paint-splattered 1970’s Volkswagen minivan, a Rolling Stones-inspired tongue slide, a mini-... more »

The rockin’ new joint where toddlers can move like Jagger

06/20/15

By MACKENZIE DAWSON An expectant crowd waits in the lobby, ready to stream in and take their places before the rock concert starts. There are no seats at this gig — it’s standing/sitting-room only. “OK, WHO KNOWS THEIR ABCs?” someone shouts. Hardly the usual question asked of concertgoers, but then, this group is composed of toddlers and their parents and caretakers. Sure, they’re ready to rock — but first, shoes off, juice boxes out an... more »

www.madmamanyc.com

06/08/15

A new pop-up space for kids, that just ROCK! » more »

Playspace Lets Kids Rock Out

06/05/15

'Frolic,' a new playspace at the Children's Museum of Manhattan, lets babies and toddlers find their inner-rock stars. »   more »

PRESS RELEASE: Children's Museum of Manhattan Announces Opening of "Frolic!" Rock 'n' Roll-themed Pop-up Play Space Focused on Early Chilhood Learning

05/11/15

Rockin’ New Interactive Tot Spot Designed Exclusively for Children Five and Under and Their Parents Features Daily Programs, Live Performances and Hands-on Music Education Workshops New York, NY – May 11, 2015 Rock on, kids! The Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) today announced the opening of Frolic! a new interactive rock ‘n’ roll-themed pop-up play space that offers children ages 0-5 a unique set of music, movement and imaginative play ex... more »

New York City Museums Offer Growing Number of STEM Education Programs for Children

02/02/15

By MERAL AGIS From the New York Transit Museum's 'Get Kinetic!' workshop to the Brooklyn Historical Society's educational series with the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a growing number of city museums are offering hands-on learning for children. The STEM-focused programming emphasizes the basics of science, technology, engineering and math. For an hour on Saturday afternoon, Emily Raimist and her sister Victoria were engineering superstars. With speed and determin... more »

Spare Times for Children for Jan. 30-Feb. 5

01/29/15

‘Hello From Japan!’ By LAUREL GRAEBER Poor Godzilla. He didn’t make the cut. “Hello From Japan!,” the latest exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, crams a lot of culture into one room. While it doesn’t include movie monsters — perhaps too scary? — it has other fanciful Japanese creatures: dragons, beckoning white cats (they’re good luck) and yuru-kyara, odd mascots representing places, sports teams, b... more »

Children's Museum Offers Kids Glimpse at Life in Japan

01/16/15

New York 1 by TARA LYNN WAGNER View video » Japan may be half way around the world, but a new exhibit in Manhattan is bringing the country's culture to city kids. NY1's Tara Lynn Wagner filed this report. Consider it a trip to Japan without the long flight. A bright and bubbly new exhibit at the Children's Museum of Manhattan is called Hello from Japan! Having already explored Greece and China in their culture series, museum officials thought Jap... more »

PRESS RELEASE: Hello from Japan! A New Exhibition and Program Series, Opens Today at The Children's Museum of Manhattan

01/16/15

Hello from Japan! is the Third in a Series of Major Cultural Exhibitions by CMOMNew York, NY – January 16, 2015 – The Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) today announced the opening of Hello from Japan!, an interactive traveling exhibit that will transport families to a present-day setting in Tokyo. The multimedia exhibit and program series will run through May 17, 2015. The 1,500-square-foot exhibition, funded by The Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhi... more »

MEDIA ADVISORY: Children’s Museum of Manhattan to Celebrate Opening of Hello from Japan! at CMOM on January 15

01/14/15

New Interactive Exhibit Transports Families to a Present-Day Setting in Tokyo, Hello from Japan! is the Third in a Series of Major Cultural Exhibitions by CMOM The Children’s Museum of Manhattan will celebrate the opening of Hello from Japan!, a new interactive exhibit that enables families to experience and learn about Tokyo’s vibrant culture and present-day life in Japan, on Thursday, January 15 from 10am-noon at CMOM (212 West 83rd Street). The multimedia e... more »

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Schedule of Programs

Messy with Art: Shaving Cream Exploration , 10:00am

4 & younger

Create three-dimensional puffy paint with shaving cream!
 

Mystery Mondays: Good Vibrations, 10:00am

4 & younger

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

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, 11:30am

4 & 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?

Getting Creative with Art: Shake and Paint, 12:15pm

4 & younger

Dip wooden balls into paint, toss them into a shoe box lined with paper and shake! Open the box to reveal a one of a kind design.
 

Colorful Ribbon Dancing, 12:30pm

5 & younger

Use brightly colored ribbon sticks to make designs in the air. Move your body as you listen to music and follow its rhythm.

Mystery Mondays: Beach Ball Play , 1:30pm

5 & younger

Join us for some beach-time fun! Toss, roll or catch one of our oversized beach balls!

Mural Wall Painting, 2:00pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

CMOM’s 3D Mosque Architecture Experience, 2:00pm

5 & older

The 3D Mosque Architecture Experience is an immersive exploration of the art and architecture of mosques from around the world. Embark on a 3D journey to explore colors, patterns, forms, shapes and artistic techniques at each stop along a virtual tour.

Parachute Play, 2:30pm

5 & younger

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

CMOM’s 3D Mosque Architecture Experience, 3:00pm

5 & older

The 3D Mosque Architecture Experience is an immersive exploration of the art and architecture of mosques from around the world. Embark on a 3D journey to explore colors, patterns, forms, shapes and artistic techniques at each stop along a virtual tour.

Colorful Ribbon Dancing, 3:15pm

5 & younger

Use brightly colored ribbon sticks to make designs in the air. Move your body as you listen to music and follow its rhythm.
 

Jam Band, 3:30pm

5 & younger

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

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

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

CMOM’s 3D Mosque Architecture Experience, 4:00pm

5 & older

The 3D Mosque Architecture Experience is an immersive exploration of the art and architecture of mosques from around the world. Embark on a 3D journey to explore colors, patterns, forms, shapes and artistic techniques at each stop along a virtual tour.

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