Corporate Giving

Give back to the community where your employees live and work! Through corporate memberships, customized sponsored programs and events, or sponsorship of local and traveling exhibitions, your company can reach hundreds of thousands of families each year—demonstrating and promoting the power of corporate citizenship at New York City’s most trusted venue for families. Together, we can keep hundreds of thousands of families connected to trusted resources, information and businesses that share a commitment to education, health and the environment, arts and culture, and the diversity of New York City.

At CMOM, you can reach new audiences by:
 

  • Sponsoring daily, weekly and monthly programs, festivals, performances and special events for children and families
  • Sponsoring an exhibit at the Museum
  • Cause-related marketing through community outreach programs in NYC and nationally
  • Corporate membership—Give your employees, clients and partners the gift of CMOM

CMOM works with its corporate partners to maximize their brand identity and tailor programs to ensure visibility with our target audience, who include:
 

  • An ethnically diverse audience of more than 370,000 people annually, and visitors from around the world
  • Decision makers, such as public officials and business leaders, and CMOM’s network of more than 50 non-profit partners
  • More than 1,000 educators, health, museum and library professionals through CMOM professional development programs
  • 35,000 low-income children and families who experience the unique value of CMOM’s community programs each year
  • Reach millions more through press, traveling exhibitions in target markets, release of new research and curricula, website and citywide and national outreach programs

For more information about becoming a corporate sponsor, or to discuss in-kind and partnership opportunities, please contact our Development Department at 212-721-1223 ext. 232, or send us an email.

A list of our current corporate members can be found here.

Corporate Giving

Save the Date!
CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Schedule of Programs

CMOM'S New York Treasures Scavenger Hunt, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm

Search for hidden New York treasures throughout CMOM’s five floors of interactive exhibitions in a daily scavenger hunt this summer. Learn fun facts about NYC’s most famous attractions and cultural institutions along the way. Each hidden New York treasure will give you clues to solve a secret message and win a small prize!  
 

Messy with Art: Mud Painting, 10:00am

5 & younger

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

Way Down Underground: Pop-up Water Science, 10:30am

All ages

10:30am – 4:00pm
Weather Permitting

With support from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, join CMOM educators for some pop-up water experiments and story times in CMOM’s outdoor water exhibit City Splash. Learn about where your water comes from and where it goes as we explore NYC way down underground.
 

Movement & Melodies, 10:30am

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

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

Meet the Author: Turtle and Me with Robie H. Harris, 11:00am

All ages

Bring your favorite toy animal, blankie or any “lovey” you have and join author Robie H. Harris as she reads her book Turtle and Me, a story about the adventures of a little child and a beloved cuddly turtle. Create a soft turtle lovey of your own to take home. 

* 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, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.

First Day of School Picture Frames, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Create a picture frame to commemorate the first day of school.

Meet the Author: Turtle and Me with Robie H. Harris, 12:00pm

All ages

Bring your favorite toy animal, blankie or any “lovey” you have and join author Robie H. Harris as she reads her book Turtle and Me, a story about the adventures of a little child and a beloved cuddly turtle. Create a soft turtle lovey of your own to take home. 

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

Good Vibrations, 12:30pm

5 & younger

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

Bubble Party, 1:00pm

5 & younger

Listen and dance along to music as museum educators blow bubbles across the PlayWorks™ Lab!

Bubble Wrap Pop, 1:30pm

5 & younger

Snap! Pop! Dance with us on bubble wrap!

Monstrous Pencil Cases, 2:00pm

All ages

Create a monster-inspired pencil case to prepare for the first day of school!

Monster Pencil Cases, 2:00pm

All ages

Create a monster-inspired pencil case to prepare for the first day of school!

2:00pm – 4:30pm 

Jam Band, 2:30pm

5 & younger

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

SCENTsory Jars, 3:00pm

5 & younger

What’s that smell?! Did you know that scent memories are stored in our brains? Join us as we test our nose and brain by smelling various mystery items!
 

Movement & Melodies, 3:30pm

5 & younger

Get your music muscles moving! Create a whimsical performance as you compose your own song with our interactive creature video installation!
 

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

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

Full Calendar