CMA Stories

Redhawk Native American Arts Council is helping CMA share the CIVICKIDS theme of Celebration this May! Learn more about this vibrant organization. Read more

CMA celebrates its 30th birthday this year! Learn about what makes CMA unique — from its humble beginnings in a Greenwich Village apartment to its current state-of-the-art location in Soho. Read more

Teaching Artist Marissa Gutiérrez-Vicario teaches complimentary colors to Restart, our arts education program for children living in transitional housing. Read more

May Reading List

Children's Librarian Kristy Raffensberger of NYPL's Hudson Park branch shares her Reading List for the month of May! Read more

May's digital challenge is DIY Noisemakers. Celebrate the power of art! Use these DIY Noisemakers to create joy with friends, family, and fellow artists. Show us your noisemaker and tag it with #CMACIVICKIDS! Read more

This April at CMA, our CIVICKIDS theme was Sustainability, and our featured partner was Materials for the Arts! Our Teaching Artists got a chance to visit MFTA. Read more

Meet Teaching Artist Yiran Guo!

Yiran Guo joins the staff as a Fine Arts Teaching Artist! Get to know her below. Read more

Meet Teaching Artist Carmen Lucia!

CMA caught up with Teaching Artist Carmen Lucia to discuss the role of art education and her artistic process. Read more

As our month of Sustainability comes to a close, we reflect on our neighbors doing great work by using science, art, and design to tackle the challenges of climate change over at the Climate Museum. Get to know these community leaders! Read more

Jacob Hicks is a Texas-born oil painter that reinterprets art historical portraiture to evaluate personhood, objectification, and iconography. Learn about his practice below! Read more

On April 27 + 28, Teaching Artist Ciara Ruddock leads a gallery workshop as part of CMA's Artist In Residence program. Learn more about Ciara and her work! Read more

On Sunday, May 5, CMA celebrates the traditional and contemporary art of Japan with our Japanese Cultural Festival. Learn more about Reiwa, Japan's new era! Read more

April’s Reading List

Check out our April Reading List from Children's Librarian Kristy Raffensberger of the Hudson Park Library! Read more

Last year, the average American used 167 disposable water bottles, but only recycled 38. What else can we do with this pesky yet ubiquitous piece of trash? Show us your creativity as you transform your bottle, then tag it with #CMACIVICKIDS! Read more

On Thursday, April 25 from 4-6pm, Teaching Artist Julia Rich and their collaborator Stefan Skripak will host a free interactive workshop. Learn about their collaboration below! Read more

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