CMA Stories

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

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

Artist Brian Dettmer is featured in our current exhibition, A Way With Words: The Power and Art of the Book. Learn more about his work! Read more

January’s Reading List

Did you know Children's Librarian Kristy Raffensberger of the Hudson Park Library creates a Reading List for CMA each month? Read more

Alongside CMA and CIVICKIDS partners worldwide, the KHOJ Museum examined Histories and Traditions in December. Check out their month of programming! Read more

How-To: Postcard Party

This January, CMA is exploring leadership through art making! Sending a letter to an elected official is a surefire way to make your voice heard! Artists have an advantage—they know how to make their letters and postcards the most eye-catching! How will you get your elected official’s attention, and what will you say? Read more

Check out some of our highlights from our time at the Union Square Holiday Market this year! Read more

CMA's CIVICKIDS project for December is Cardboard Story Wheels, a great way to teach children about taking on different points of view. CMA Teaching Artists share two ways to modify Cardboard Story Wheels for different ages and settings. Read more

Knoxville Museum of Art Teaching Artist Colleen Thornbrugh reflects on using CIVICKIDS projects in their community schools' programming. Read more

December’s Reading List

Hudson Park Library offers a deeper look at our CIVICKIDS theme of Histories & Traditions with their December Reading List. Read more

As our month of Equity comes to a close, we reflect on our neighbors doing great work in an essential aspect of enacting equity — listening. What does listening have to do with Equity? Students of P.S. 140 tackle this question with sound artist Robert Sember! Read more

Unusual Upcycled Planters with Restart

Remember our Unusual Upcycled Planters from October? CMA Teaching Artist Ian Tousius brings the project to Restart, our arts education program for children living in transitional housing. Read more

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