CMA Stories

ast semester, the Inclusive Sunday class for ages 8+, collaborated with local musician Elizabeth and the Catapult to create a music video inspired by the song "Underwater." Watch their finished film! Read more

Summer Art Colony campers created spooky movies, built model homes, painted portraits and more. Check out photos and videos from the week of July 31 - August 4! Read more

The new Smorgasburg in Hudson Square features designs by students from CMA. Learn more about their work. Read more

Considering enrolling your child in an after school class? Learn more about the program from Gabby, one of our Teaching Artists. Read more

Summer Art Colony campers created wearable sculptures and art-filled books this week, from painted self portraits, to an animated movies. Check out photos and videos from the week of July 24 - 28! Read more

Summer Art Colony campers created beautiful paintings and ingenious designs this week, from a runway show of the latest styles, to an animated movie featuring talking animals. Check out photos and videos from the week of July 17-21! Read more

Summer Art Colony campers created fascinating films and sculptures this week, from a feature-length animation movie, to interactive Rube Goldberg machines. Check out photos and videos from the week of July 10-14. Read more

Summer Art Colony campers journeyed back in time to study the art of Ancient Egypt! There were also classes in toy design, animation, and sculpture. Check out photos and videos from the week of July 5 - 7. Read more

Arya’s Boot House

Using studio architect tools such as T-squares, rulers, compasses, protractors, x acto blades and writing utensils, Arya created Boot House from two-dimensional drawings turned into three-dimensional structural spaces with cardboard. Read more

The second week of Summer Art Colony was a blast with classes in printmaking, editing, and animation! Check out photos and videos from the week of June 26 - 30 Read more

How-To: Geometric Weavings

For today’s How-To Tuesday, we are sharing how to create a geometric weaving! Read more

We kicked off the first week of Summer Art Colony with classes in animation, design and fine arts! Check out photos and videos from the week of June 19 - 23. Read more

School is finally out for the summer, so we’ve rounded up a number of fun, FREE family events to add to your calendar. Enjoy outdoor movies under the sunset, make art on historic Governors Island, spend an evening at CMA...the creative fun awaits!
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How-To: Map Hands

For today’s How-To Tuesday, we are sharing how to create a sculptural map of your hand! Read more

Children’s Museum of the Arts is excited to host a family-friendly Pride festival this month. Get ready for the festival with this list of picture books on pride and gender expression that our local librarian, Kristy Raffensberger from the NYPL branch at 66 Leroy Street, put together for us. Read more

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