CMA Stories

CMA Artist-Educator Frank Traynor brings his experimental educational program No School to Abrons Arts Center for Spring Break April Fools camp. Read more

Did you know that our neighborhood was home to a 9-story candy factory? Read more

8 Fun Facts About Valentine’s Day!

Valentine's Day has a fascinating history. Read more

Calling all flubber lubbers! Learn 6 fun facts about flubber and follow along with the recipe to make your own. Read more

For the month of February, we are highlighting museums and organizations that focus on community and identity as they relate to our current gallery exhibition, "Home Sweet Home: Is a Home a Sanctuary?" Read more

CMA will be celebrating Lunar New Year during our NYC Cultural Festival on Sunday, January 26, which will spotlight the traditional and contemporary arts of Chinatown. Read more

6 Fun Facts About Outsider Art

Are children the original outsider artists? Learn more about outsider art and visit CMA's exhibition at the Outsider Art Fair this weekend. Read more

6 Fun Facts About Crickets!

Follow your ears upstairs to CMA's Bridge to view our latest installation — a live cricket farm! Did you know that these tiny critters may hold the key to a sustainable food source for the future? Click through to find out why! Read more

CMA's annual Art Auction gathers together the art world's most exciting players in support of CMA's free art education programs for vulnerable children in New York CIty. Learn about six female artists whose work inspires us each and every day! Read more

6 Fun Facts About Edgar Heap of Birds

Edgar Heap of Birds creates posters using poetic language and bright color to communicate personal and political messages. During this Sunday's Indigenous Peoples Cultural Festival, visitors will take inspiration from Edgar Heap of Birds to create their own personal posters. Learn more about this Oklahoma-based artist below! Read more

6 Fun Facts About Joropo

Put on your dancing shoes! You're invited to our Venezuelan Cultural Festival on Sunday, October 6. Get ready for the festival by learning 6 Fun Facts about joropo music! Read more

6 Fun Facts About Harpist Pia Salvia

You're invited to our Belgian Cultural Festival on Sunday, September 22! Learn 6 fun facts about Belgian harpist Pia Salvia to get ready. Read more

CMA's August CIVICKIDS partner, Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem, presents CIVICKIDS activities during their circus-themed summer program on August 19. Click to learn more about this historical museum! Read more

6 Fun Facts About CIVICKIDS!

This past year, CMA explored child-led civic engagement with CIVICKIDS! Find out what we learned through this process, including reflections on CMA's humble beginnings, how we tackled New York City's vast geographic landscape, a surprise visit from Elmo and Big Bird, and more! Read more

On Sunday, June 9, CMA will host special workshops and performances in recognition of Pride Month. Learn more about inspiring LGBTQ leaders below! Read more

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