Halloween Block Party and Costume Celebration!

Saturday, October 30, 2021
12 PM to 4 PM
@ Spring Street Park, NYC

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To NYC kids who missed out on Halloween last year during the pandemic — this one’s for you!

Put on your favorite costume (and mask!) and join Children’s Museum of the Arts for an afternoon of outdoor family-friendly art-making on Saturday, October 30 from 12 PM to 4 PM at Spring Street Park in Hudson Square.

Ghosts, ghouls, witches, and warlocks (and their equally spooky caregivers!) will have the incredible opportunity to assist CMA’s Artist-Educators in Residence in creating art for CMA’s float in the Village Halloween Parade the following day — Halloween! Music will be provided by DJ Natalie of Baby DJ School alongside DJ Sebastian (age 8), DJ Fernando (age 10), and DJ Vivy (age 10). Activities include:

  • All Hallow’s Eve Ornaments
  • Creepy Coloring Books
  • Tombstone Poetry
  • Artist-Carved Pumpkins
  • Exquisite Halloween Corpse
  • Jumbo Origami
  • Harvest Printmaking
  • Witch’s Cauldron Prints
  • Mask-Making Masquerade
  • Dazzling Hats
  • Magic Wand Making
  • Monster Collages
  • Drawing with Leaves
  • plus a Costume Catwalk!

Opt for an early access ticket beginning to 11 AM to enjoy the festivities with a limited number of attendees – perfect for families with small children, grandparents, or those with health conditions.

No kids? No problem! Revelers of all ages are welcome.

Mask and Vaccination Policy: Proof of full vaccination for attendees over the age of 12 are required. Masks are encouraged for attendees over the age of 2.

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!


Make a Donation

The Look Make Show is the first digital commons of child-centered on-demand arts education. All content in The Look Make Show is produced by CMA’s Artist-Educators in Residence and serves as a creative repository for the community at large.

Your generosity during this event allows for The Look Make Show to be offered at no cost to the children most in need of high-quality arts education. CMA works closely with our longstanding school and community partners to ensure the transformative power of the arts is accessible to all children and their families.

A contribution of:

$50 = 1 child’s access

$2,500 = 50 children

$5,000 = 100 children

$10,000 = 200 children

$25,000 = 500 children

Our fundraising goal is to provide 2,000 children with free access to The Look Make Show. Your support allows a child’s creativity to soar!

Programs at Children’s Museum of the Arts are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.


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