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CMOM Philosophy

For more than thirty years, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) has been an exciting destination for play, fun and learning-by-doing. Through theme-based exhibits, hands-on activities, interactive programs and larger-than-life environments, CMOM helps young visitors discover new ideas and stretch their imaginations.

Featured Program

Meet the Artist

Ages 5 years & older
Express yourself at CMOM! Join us for an introduction to modern and contemporary artists. Visitors will explore artist’s influences, inspirations and techniques and even be able to create their very own works of art to take home! More »

Featured Exhibit

EatSleepPlay™:

Building Health Every Day

All Ages
A new exhibit with more than 70 interactive stations. Health has never been this much fun!. More »

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Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Calendar

Mishloach Manot: Purim Basket Design , 10:00am

All ages

Design a package to hold special treats to send to someone in need this Purim.

10am-12pm

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

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

Getting Creative with Art: Winter Bird Feeder, 12:15pm

4 & younger

12:15pm - 1:45pm
Make a bird feeder to help our flying friends who don’t migrate for the winter! 

CMOM Purim Tales , 12:30pm

All ages

Join CMOM educators for a special Purim story time and hear stories written by some of our favorite authors. 

12:30-1pm

Meet the Author: Purim Play with Roni Schotter, 2:00pm

5 & older

Frannie needs a new actor for her Purim play. Learn how Frannie enlists the help of the unlikeliest of actors with author Roni Schotter as she reads from her book Purim Play. 

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

Mural Wall Painting, 2:15pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

Meet the Author: Purim Play with Roni Schotter, 3:30pm

5 & older

Frannie needs a new actor for her Purim play. Learn how Frannie enlists the help of the unlikeliest of actors with author Roni Schotter as she reads from her book Purim Play. 

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

Parachute Play, 3:30pm

4 & younger

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

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