CMA Stories

What is craftivism? Our friends at the Children's Museum of Art and Social Justice in Chicago explore the topic in their current "Heart Felt and Sew Kind" exhibition. Check out some photos and projects from the March 8th opening! Read more

On Thursday, March 21, Boston-based author Vita Murrow hosts a workshop and reading from her new book "Power to the Princess". Learn more about Vita below! Read more

March Reading List

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

How-To: Collage Who You Are

This March, CMA is exploring identity through art making! Who are we but what we like? Our identities can be influenced by always having an open mind and being receptive to the beauty around us. Read more

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  • on February 21, 2019
All About Teaching Artist Sam Dean Lynn

Learn more about Teaching Artist Sam Dean Lynn! Read more

Illustrator and Teaching Artist Emerson Hiller shares her views on arts education in the classroom. Read more

Raise your voice! Our Sound Booth workshop is inspired by Spoken Word during our Black Culture Festival on Sunday, February 24th. Read more

CMA had a Postcard Party with our featured partner of January, the Knoxville Museum of Art. Check out what these kids had to say! Read more

February’s Reading List

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

This February, CMA is exploring kindess through art making! We are interwoven and connected by our thoughts and actions, and the kinder ones make our connections even stronger. We can visualize this connection and strength with our Paper Chain of Kindness! Read more

Tell your story! Our Media Lab workshop is inspired by Vietnamese Water Puppetry (Múa rối nước cổ truyền) during our Vietnamese Cultural Festival on Sunday, February 10th. Read more

CMA’s NYC Cultural Festival takes place on Sunday, January 27, and this year it's all about Queens! We invite you to learn a little bit more about CMA Teaching Artists from NYC's largest borough at this weekend's Fine Arts workshop. Read more

Marianna Peragallo discusses her love of Sculpey, her artistic practice, and how the power of art affects children. Read more

Public art advocate and Queens Democratic County Committee member Nora Gomez-Strauss is hosting Story Time at our NYC Cultural Festival this Sunday, January 27 at 11 am. Learn more about her work! Read more

What Will You Write on Your Postcard?

CMA's CIVICKIDS project for January is Postcard Party, a good opportunity to do some research with your child identifying civic and cultural leaders in your community. What will you write on your postcard? Read more

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