School/Outreach Programs

School/Outreach Programs

CMOM can bring the same hands-on learning experience we provide at the Museum right to your school, library or community center. Our artist-educators arrive at your facility with their overflowing bag of artifacts, artist materials, skills and enthusiasm. CMOM can teach your students one of our celebrated programs or create a unique workshop to enhance your curriculum as a single workshop or a series of workshops around a single thematic program.
 

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Author Studies

CMOM’s English language arts programs build language skills through movement, art and storytelling. Students explore the process of authorship and illustration to develop critical thinking skills and foster a lifetime love of books and reading. All sessions conform to National and New York State Common Core Standards and are individually adapted to each grade level. 

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Bill “Bojangles” Robinson – Repeat the Beat: Tap Your Feet, 10:00am

All ages

Bill “Bojangles” Robinson is celebrated for his light and exacting footwork. Tap your way in you’re your own pair of tap shoes and create rhythms with our feet!  
 

Romare Bearden - My World as Colorful Melodies, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 2pm
Artist Romare Bearden was deeply influenced by jazz music and often listened to it while making art. Listen to jazz as you create a work of art inspired by Romare Bearden’s collage techniques.

Getting Creative with Art: Fall Tree Sculpture, 10:00am

4 & younger

Love drawing with markers?  What do you think happens when you dip the marker in water?
 

Thinking Like a Composer (Demo), 11:00am

All ages

Match the sounds that you hear with notes on paper as you design your own musical score. Use historic sheet music by composers such as Duke Ellington and Mary Lou Williams.
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

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

Day of the Dead: Sugar Skull Mask Making, 12:00pm

All ages

12pm - 2pm
Create a “sugar skull” mask to celebrate the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).
 

Experiment with Pitch (Demo), 1:30pm

All ages

Join our old fashioned “jug band” while learning about pitch and experimenting with sound effects.

Mural Wall Painting, 2:45pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

All Jazzed Up Performance Series: Dan Lipsitz's Brass Tacks, 3:00pm

All ages

New Yorker, Dan Lipsitz is a professional saxophone and clarinet player. The Brass Tacks is part of a renaissance of early jazz music including dixieland and brass band music!
Ticketed Event

Parachute Play, 3:30pm

4 & younger

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

All Jazzed Up Performance Series: Dan Lipsitz's Brass Tacks, 4:00pm

All ages

New Yorker, Dan Lipsitz is a professional saxophone and clarinet player. The Brass Tacks is part of a renaissance of early jazz music including dixieland and brass band music!
Ticketed Event

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