CMA Kids Fair 2017

Sunday, May 21, 11 am to 4 pm
At CMA, 103 Charlton Street, New York



11AM – 4PM



Come join CMA outside as it hosts its 2nd annual street fair! Create art and memories alongside friends and family with the guidance of CMA Teaching Artists. Enjoy a fun shopping experience filled with unique artisanal products and services from trendy, local, family-friendly vendors and artists.

The fair is FREE of charge and open to the public.


  • Jam Band: Make Your Own Instrument!
  • Crazy Paper Hats
  • Paper Puppets
  • Murals for Tots
  • Sand Creations
  • Collaborative String Sculpture
  • Sculpture Garden
  • Mini Golf of Fragility
  • Jump Roping
  • Chalk Drawing
  • Flubber Exploration
  • Fort Building
  • Ring Toss
  • Skeeball
  • Interactive Performance

Participating Vendors

  • Curious Jane Magazine: Curious Jane Magazine is for girls who like to make things! It’s ad-free and full of fun things to do and make—accessible, colorful, hands-on projects of all different sorts. Families can purchase individual copies and can subscribe online. For ages 5 to 10. Curious Jane also has a new projects book out this Spring from Sterling Children’s Publishers.
  • eye spies reading glasses: Super compact light-weight reading glasses for the conscious consumer. When you buy a pair of eye spies, eye spies makes a donation to their non-profit partner, One Dollar Glasses.
  • Jacques Torres Chocolate: Jacques Torres Chocolate is committed to creating fresh, authentic and handmade artisan chocolates for all to experience and enjoy. They utilize only all natural ingredients of the highest quality so our food not only tastes better – it is better for you. From cleverly named chocolate bon bons, award winning hot chocolate, decadently rich chocolate chip cookies to all natural ice cream, Jacques Torres is proud to produce real food bursting with real flavor made without taking any shortcuts or adding any preservatives, extracts or “essences.” They will be featuring their special ice cream cart which offers 30 flavors including Wicked Chocolate, Banana Rum Sorbet, and Lemon Verbena to name a few.
  • Lion Brand: Lion Brand is a 5th generation, family-owned and operated business and a beloved American brand since 1878. For the last 139 years Lion Brand has been privileged to bring beautiful, affordable yarns to knitters and crocheters. They support a vibrant community of knitters and crocheters with thousands of free patterns, engaging content on social media and a weekly newsletter that reaches over 1.8 million people. Lion Brand educates people who want to learn to knit and crochet or improve their skills through YouTube and an award-winning blog.
  • Melinda’s Children’s Parties: Featured on Tristan and, ABC’s Good Morning America, and the NY Post, Melinda’s Children’s Parties is a premier face painting and party planning company in NYC. Owned and directed by Melinda Prom, the company provides memorable artistic services such as face painting, glitter tattoos, balloon twisting, mask making, and much more!
  • Stone Dreams: One-of-a-kind hand-painted stones from all around the world created by Paulette Elkind. Paulette, a hair and makeup designer, also offers high-quality and creative face painting and watercolor tattoos inspired by the natural world.
  • Teknikio: Teknikio creates gender neutral engineering and toolsets for ages 8+ that show how to combine craft with technology to activate objects and reimagine your world. They will be selling kits and parts as well as demonstrating different projects you can create with Teknikio.

Apply to be a vendor!

Interested vendors, please carefully read through the Vendor FAQ and if you would like to apply to be a part of the Kids Fair, please submit the Vendor Application Form via Google Forms.

Additional Information & Rain Date

*Weather-permitting. If weather is poor, the event will be rescheduled to Sunday, June 11, 2017. Cancellations will be announced here as well as CMA’s Twitter and Facebook.


*All activities and vendors are subject to change without notice.

**This is an outdoor event on Charlton Street. Access to museum granted with CMA Family Day Benefit tickets which can be purchased HERE.

To become a CMA Kids Fair vendor, join the volunteer team, donate goods & materials, or to learn more about the event, please contact Grace Choi at 917-409-1210 or

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