Beach Block Party

Sunday, June 26, 2022
12 PM to 3 PM
@ Spring Street Park


You’re invited to Children’s Museum of the Arts’ First Annual School’s Out, Hello Summer, not-a-real-beach-but-an-art-beach Beach Block Party supporting free arts education for free children all over NYC!

Help Build the Beach with:

  • Experimental Spin Art
  • Brackish Watercolor Painting
  • Caricatures
  • Crustacean Mosaics
  • Save the Beach! Plastic Bag Weaving
  • Coney Island-Inspired Photo Cutouts
  • Our Very Own Merfolk Parade
  • & Music by DJ La Duni

Support the Beach! We provide 100% free arts programming across all boroughs of NYC thanks to the generous donations of awesome people like you. Get Involved

No kids? No problem! Beach-goers of all ages are welcome.

Masks are encouraged for attendees over the age of two.

Please be aware that general admission reservations do not guarantee immediate entry, as crowd control measures will be in place to ensure a safe, enjoyable event for everyone. Attendees will be admitted to the event as space permits.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding!

Children’s Museum of the Arts Beach Block Party is made possible thanks to the support of:


Additional support is provided by: The Pepperman Family, The Russo Family on behalf of Goldman Sachs Gives, Laurie Harris Brennan and William D. Brennan, Marissa and Shane McMahon, Cornelia T Bailey Foundation, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Louis Legacy Foundation, and Cowles Charitable Trust.

Supplies for this event were provided in part by BLICK Art Materials ​​and by Materials for the Arts, a program of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Pediatrician Dr. Peggy (Margaret) Chapman of One Medical’s Tribeca Family Office will be onsite to meet with families and answer questions.

As a pediatrician, Peggy focuses on establishing a trusting and respectful relationship with parents and children to forge a therapeutic alliance. She believes preventive care and parent education are key to raising happy, healthy children and she feels privileged to be part of the process. She enjoys working with children of all ages, from newborns through adolescents, and is especially interested in child behavior, child development, parenting, and ADHD. In her time off, Peggy enjoys walking, gardening, skiing, hiking, baking, and reading. She graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and did a chief residency in pediatrics at New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is board certified in pediatrics.

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