CMA in the Community

Free Arts & Outposts

For children ages 1-15 years old to promote collaborative art-making in the community

CMA partners with organizations to provide free art workshops to families through various outposts across all five boroughs of New York City. Teaching Artists provide a range of experiences including making collaborative art on historic Governors Island, spending an evening at CMA with friends, making gifts for loved ones at a holiday market, and more.

Union Square Holiday Market (November 21 — December 24, 2019)

Art-Making Booth @ Union Square Holiday Market

Join CMA in Union Square for free art-making workshops during the annual Holiday Market! CMA Teaching Artists will be leading hands-on workshops on weekday afternoons and weekends from November 21 through December 24. Find our booth in the southeast corner of Union Square. Learn More

CMA’s Art-Making Booth is presented by Citi.

Pay-As-You-Wish @ CMA

Pay-As-You Wish Hours, Thursdays 4-6PM

Every Thursday from 4-6 PM, admission to CMA is pay-as-you-wish. Join us for painting and drawing in the Fine Arts Studio, sculpt a creature at the Clay Bar, make an animation in the Media Lab, and dig your fingers into gooey flubber in stART Studio! All workshops offered during general admission are available during pay-as-you-wish hours.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, with special thanks to City Council Members Corey Johnson and Stephen T. Levin.

 

This program is supported, in part, by Con Edison, the Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Horowitz Foundation, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, with special thanks to Councilmember Margaret Chin.

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