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

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

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

February CIVICKIDS parnter Trixi Symonds of Sew a Softie shares her reflections on her Global Kid's Sewing Party and February's Month of Kindness. Read more

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

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

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

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