Thank You

CMOM Donors July 2012 – June 2013

We extend our heartfelt thanks to every member of the CMOM community. With the incredible support of its members, institutional donors and through every paid admission, CMOM is able to present a wide range of free programs and services for children and families, enriching the lives of thousands of individuals from diverse backgrounds each year.

If you would like to make a contribution that helps further CMOM’s mission, please make a donation online now or give us a call at 212-721-1223.

CMOM gratefully acknowledges the generosity of the following individuals, corporations, foundations and government agencies that supported our programs and general operations during the last year.
 

Great Friend to Kids ($100,000+)
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City
Target
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Leadership ($50,000+)
Accenture LLP
halley k harrisburg and Michael Rosenfeld
The Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc.
Umigo LLC
United Way of New York City

Friends of CMOM ($25,000+)
Ellen and Andrew Celli
Renee S. Edelman
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Morgan Stanley
Rajeev Narang and Geeta Sharma
Raffiq Nathoo and Michele Balfour Nathoo  
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
Paul Singer and Bonnie Loeb
Alice and Thomas Tisch Foundation

Benefactor ($10,000+)
American Express Company
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Bloomberg
Michael J. Boublik and Miriam Boublik
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Credit Suisse (USA), INC.
LaMae A. deJongh and Sydney deJongh
Estee Lauder Companies, Inc.
Wayne and Kara Fingerman
Judith and John Hannan
Miyoung E. Lee and Neil Simpkins
Stephen Meringoff
Nickelodeon Television
Mark and Jennifer Pearlman
Nancy and Marc Roberts
Scholastic Inc.
The Heller Foundation
Wilma Tisch

Patron ($5,000+)
Hannah and Ryan Barry Memorial Foundation
Jules Bernstein and Linda Lipsett
BNY Mellon
Edward and Arlyn Gardner
Myron and Jill Kaplan
Gertrude Michelson
Moody's Foundation
Penguin Random House
Pfizer Inc.
Sony Corporation of America

Supporter ($1,000+)
Glenn J. Barbi
Barnard Cognitive Development Center
Michael Cohen Group
CVS Caremark Charitable Foundation
David Davenport and Monica Azare
Jeffrey S. Feinman
Ruth Gottesman
Jeffrey and Madeline Grant
Susan K. Hamill
HappyFamily Brands (Nuture Inc.)
The Leonard & Evelyn Lauder Foundation
Leo S. Guthman Fund
Mark Lilien
Michael Tuch Foundation
John McGinn and Cary Davis
Hee-Jung Moon and John Moon
Elizabeth Sarnoff and Andrew Cohen
Richard H. Sokolow and Sharon Marie Tomao
Michael and Diane Steinberg
Donald Sussman
The Blackstone Charitable Foundation
The New York Community Trust
Time Warner Cable New York
Lowell Sidney and Lacey Tisch
Christina Ullman
Robin and Liselotte Vince
Steven and Jennifer Warner
Matthew Wyatt

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CMOM 2014 Spring Gala

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Calendar

In The Mood: Painting Musical Emotions, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Families will be inspired to create artwork by the emotions felt when listening to Jazz. Discover what creates the melancholy mood in Billie Holiday’s voice, or the cheerful sound of Duke Ellington’s Big Band. Explore how your mood is affected by musical elements such as key, melody, harmony and tempo, using a piece of historic sheet music as your canvas.

This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.

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

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Romare Bearden was deeply influenced by jazz music and often listened to it while making art. Listen to jazz music and imagine colors and patterns based on what you hear. Create a work of art inspired by Bearden’s mixed media collage techniques.

This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Math Wizards: Animal Prints, 10:00am

4 & younger

How many feet does a penguin have? How many paws does a jaguar have?  What about a spider - how many legs do they have?! Make animal “prints” in sand to make interesting patterns!
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary; sensory awareness, develop early math skills.
 

Swept Away: When Water Meets Sand, 10:30am

4 & younger

10:30am - 4pm
Explore how water changes ecosystems with our new Erosion Table! Discover water’s power on Earth’s surface by creating rivers and lakes through sand.

All Jazzed Up Performance: Live Piano Music - Hila Kulik, 11:00am

All ages

11am - 3pm
Having performed worldwide and a masters student at Queens College, Hila Kulik won first prize in the Israel "Jazz Player of the Year Competition" in 2009, the Ran Baron scholarships at the Israeli Conservatory, the Sharet Scholarship at the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.
Get into the swing of things with live music provided by a jazz pianist from the Manhattan School of Music! This program is part of our Jazzed! The Changing Beat of 125th Street exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Experiment with Pitch (Demo), 11:00am

All ages

Join our old fashioned “jug band” while experimenting with sound effects. Blow across the opening of the bottle to produce the lowest or highest sounds to learn about pitch. Does the shape of the bottle affect the sound you make?  What kind of sounds can you produce without water? Can you create notes by adding different amounts of water in each bottle?

This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.

Live Piano Music!, 11:00am

All ages

11am - 3pm

Get into the swing of things with live music provided by a jazz pianist selected by the National Jazz Museum in Harlem!
This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level
 

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.

The Great Dig, 11:30am

4 & younger

Become a petit paleontologist and search for dinosaur “fossils” in our dig site!
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary, practice imaginative play and cooperation.
 

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)

Math Wizards: Animal Prints, 1:00pm

4 & younger

How many feet does a penguin have? How many paws does a jaguar have?  What about a spider - how many legs do they have?! Make animal “prints” in sand to make interesting patterns!
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary; sensory awareness, develop early math skills.
 

Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (Demo), 1:30pm

All ages

Music is made up of notes of different pitches, from low to high. An important characteristic of jazz music is that these notes are arranged in unusual rhythms. Examine a historic score sheet by composers such as Duke Ellington and Mary Lou Williams. Then match the sounds that you hear with notes on the paper and create your own score.

This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.

Mural Wall Painting, 2:30pm

4 & younger

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

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.

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.

The Great Dig, 4:00pm

4 & younger

Become a petit paleontologist and search for dinosaur “fossils” in our dig site!
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn descriptive vocabulary, practice imaginative play and cooperation.
 

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