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The Children’s Museum of Manhattan is the ideal location for hosting all kinds of celebrations, from weekly play dates and sleepovers, to birthday parties and corporate events.

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Enthusiastic educators, musicians and artists lead the fun with fantastic art projects, music and adventure. Choose from a number of educator-led birthday parties, which include free admission to the Museum for your whole party for the entire day.

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CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
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Calendar

Duke Ellington: Big Band Instrument Making, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Edward “Duke” Ellington was not only a talented jazz performer, but also a composer and the conductor of his own Big Band. Many of the famous pieces of jazz we know today – known as ‘standards’ – were written by Duke for his band, and for the specific talents of his musicians. Inspired by the individual style of these talented performers, build your own musical instruments similar to the ones you hear in Duke Ellington’s music.
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Messy with Art: Playful Playdough!, 10:00am

4 & younger

Watch your dough take shape as you use your imagination to mold colorful creations!
 

Bubble Party Tuesdays: Car Wash, 10:45am

4 & younger

Suds up those wheels! Join us as we give our toy cars a strong scrub!
 

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).

Exploring Science: Sandy Shores!, 12:00pm

4 & younger

Use sand and seashells to create a textured piece of artwork inspired by the beach!

 

Magnetic Attraction, 2:30pm

4 & younger

Explore different materials and discover why some items are magnetic using our special magnet board.
 

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.

Mural Wall Painting, 4:00pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Science Skills (color mixing and cause and effect).

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.

Full Calendar