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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 »

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Calendar

Being Green Family Festival, 10:00am

All ages

Celebrate our precious mother earth at CMOM! Learn what it means to be green as you meet live animals, plant a garden, and listen to stories. You’ll learn what you can do to make earth a cleaner and greener place!

Being Green: Mud Painting, 10:45am

4 & younger

Create paint made of mud and design vibrant artwork inspired by Earth Day!
 

Being Green: Mud Painting, 12:15pm

4 & younger

Create paint made of mud and design vibrant artwork inspired by Earth Day!
 

Live Birds of Fauna with Jose Rodriguez, 2:00pm

5 & older

Meet a variety of live birds with Jose Rodriguez from our local Upper West Side neighbor, Fauna pet shop. Learn to "be green" as you explore the biology of the animals that share our planet.

Mural Wall Painting, 2:15pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

Movement & Circle Time, 2:15pm

4 & younger

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

Animal Portraits with Robin Huffman, Gorilla artist, 3:00pm

5 & older

Meet Robin Huffman, artist and animal advocate. Learn about the apes and other animals she paints, and how she has devoted her career to primate conservation.  Paint your own animal portrait inspired by her stories

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

Live Birds of Fauna with Jose Rodriguez, 3:30pm

5 & older

Meet a variety of live birds with Jose Rodriguez from our local Upper West Side neighbor, Fauna pet shop. Learn to "be green" as you explore the biology of the animals that share our planet.

Parachute Play, 3:30pm

4 & younger

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

Animal Portraits with Robin Huffman, Gorilla artist, 4:00pm

5 & older

Meet Robin Huffman, artist and animal advocate. Learn about the apes and other animals she paints, and how she has devoted her career to primate conservation.  Paint your own animal portrait inspired by her stories

*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

4 & younger

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

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