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Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) presents NYC’s most exciting
and enriching schedule of fun, hands-on activities and exhibitions
as well as live performances that kids and families can enjoy
all summer. Kids can always meet a new friend or see an old one
while doing cool things at CMOM this summer.
Summer excitement begins in June. As part of the 30th Anniversary
celebration, CMOM is extending their hours this summer! To better
serve the community, beginning June 24 children and families can
visit and enjoy CMOM six days a week, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Tuesday through Sunday.
Highlights from CMOM’s summer exhibitions include:
Adventures With Frog and Toad: Hop into the world of Arnold Lobel’s
classic books in an interactive exhibit that features storytelling
and sing-a-longs. Begins May 23nd and continues to December. Free
with museum admission.
Special Frog and Toad featured activities for July and August
CMOM presents daily interactive performances featuring Frog and
Toad. As well as appearances every Friday at 2 p.m. by cast members
from the hit Broadway show, A Year with Frog and Toad.
The Kloos Family Mystery presented by Court TV: Help solve a “caper”
by gathering evidence and using such real crime scene methods
as fingerprints, fiber and hair analysis, and footprints. Court
TV’s Kloos Family Mystery begins May 10 and continues to September
1. Free with Museum admission.
Travels With Ted and Betsy Lewin: Journey to far off and fascinating
places by enjoying the ongoing “Seeing The Story” series that
features the original illustrations and stories by this creative
couple. Begins June 14 and continues to November. Free with museum
My Home Planet Earth: Join a cast of animated characters on an
adventure to clean up the environment. Kids will learn how the
body uses water, navigate the path of dust particles through a
giant nose, investigate careers in science, and make their own
environment-saving invention. Begins May 17 and continues to September
1. Free with museum admission.
City Splash: Kids cool off outdoors and discover the amazing properties
of water. Begins in May and continues through September. Free
with museum admission.
CMOM offers ongoing exhibitions and art workshops in the Russell
Berrie Art Studio, creative activities for young children in the
Early Childhood Center and use digital imaging technology to play
with color and shapes in the HP Inventor Center. Daily computer
workshops are also available. Art Inside Out exhibition includes
40 interactive activities that give children an insider’s view
of how three great contemporary artists create their artworks.
CMOM’s Wordplay is NYC’s most exciting, stimulating and fun environment
for children one-month to four years old.#
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