On May 5th, families flocked into CMA for Picture This, a party and benefit celebrating 25 years of serving young artists in NYC. All proceeds go to CMA’s free community programs, and it’s always nice to party for a good cause.
In the sound booth, visitors are given the opportunity to create their own songs, step by step and layer by layer, with the guidance of a Teaching Artist. Whether you’re interested in hearing what children have to say about the presidential election, or the fast food industry, there’s a podcast for you. From singing the
Our current exhibition at the Children’s Museum of the Arts showcases a visual encyclopedia of artworks by artist and MC, RAMMELLZEE, including life-sized costumes, masks, frescoes, figurines, videos and more.
2012 was one of a kind. Over the course of 12 months, we served more than 110,000 visitors, hosting interactive workshops, large-scale exhibitions, and special events at the museum and throughout New York City. Here’s a round up of some of our favorite moments from 2012: 1. Around the World with CMA To celebrate the diversity
The Children’s Museum of the Arts partnered with AT&T at the Dumbo Arts Festival this past weekend, where free family arts programming was provided for kids of all ages. Our staff of Teaching Artists moved their fine art materials and media lab equipment to CMA’s Kid’s Village at the Tobacco Warehouse, ready to make art
We’re down to the last two classes of Art Colony and drowning our sorrows in artwork. This week of art camp consisted of ceramic landscapes, fuzzy shoe making, digital photography and some sassy sound recordings. At 103 Charlton Costume Design This class of crafty designers learned how to “make it work” in this most unconventional costuming
Summer at the Children’s Museum of the Arts has been a season of reflection, motivation, and learning. From June 21 to September 30, CMA has devoted its exhibition space to the uncompromising relationship between young artist and educator in Art Forms: 75 Years of Arts Education. Art Forms examines educational relationships by showcasing three intertwined elements
With more camps, classes and free community programs than ever before, the Media Lab is producing films at such a rapid rate that we can barely keep track of all of them! To make sure you haven’t missed out, the CMA Blog is going to feature some of our favorite videos, curated by the Media Lab themselves. Please watch, and enjoy!
The mission of the Children’s Museum of the Arts is to extend the benefits of the arts to all children and their communities and to secure the future of the arts by inspiring and championing the next generation of artists and art lovers.