Children’s Museum of Manhattan Celebrates 30 Years of Helping
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) is celebrating its 30th
birthday! For three decades, CMOM has been a center of fun,
educational activities, exhibits and programs for families
and children of all ages and backgrounds. With a wide-range
of offerings in the arts, literature, media and communications,
science and nature, CMOM presents a wonderful “first museum” experience
for children and families.
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.
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
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.
Goose Math; Rhyme and Arithmetic: Well-loved verses will come
to life in Mother Goose Math; Rhyme and Arithmetic, where children
will count, match, and sort the colorful objects and characters
from familiar Mother Goose rhymes.
King: CMOM will celebrate the Chinese Year of the Monkey (2004)
with its new exhibition, Monkey King. The landmark exhibition
will bring Chinese cultural awareness to the forefront in January
2004. The history and culture of China—ancient and modern—will
come alive for children and families as kids discover the astonishing
superpowers and humorous foibles of Monkey King, hero of the
ancient Chinese fairytale Journey to the West (Xiyouji). This
beloved storybook comes alive and will resonate with museum
visitors of all ages.
the Places You’ll Go!: The second installment of Dr. Seuss’ colorful
and off-kilter world will take children on a personal identity
adventure through Seuss’ classic story Oh, the Places You’ll
Go! Children will discover for themselves the importance
of following one’s dreams, overcoming fears, and valuing one’s
museum’s long-standing commitment to arts education and families
in New York—especially families in need—is evident by its diverse
community outreach and education offerings. CMOM is committed
to changing lives through the following programs: The Family
Access Membership Program works with 50 community based organizations
to provide museum membership to low-income families.
Shelter Program brings a group of homeless mothers and their
children to the Museum for an intimate, ten-week early childhood
education program featuring art, music and literacy activities.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Arts Outreach Program helps children
living with cancer and their families explore, heal and learn
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