Katharine Holabird Reading Twinkle – Friday, November 28th @ 10:00am

CMEE is incredibly excited to welcome back beloved children’s author Katharine Holabird! Creator of the kid-favorite Angelina Ballerina, Ms. Holabird will present a staged reading of her latest series of books, Twinkle. They’re perfect for anyone who loves fairies, friendship and pink! Ages: Children of all ages Cost: Free for members, $15 for non-members (includes […]

Kids Create – Model Magic Fantastic Figurines – Saturday, November 29th @ 10:00am – 11:00am

Working with Crayola’s Model Magic, kids in this drop-off workshop will create their own colorful fantasy figurines. Come with an idea in mind—a Pegasus, a dinosaur…maybe a robot?—or work with a CMEE educator to create something completely unique! While this workshop doesn’t require previous experience with clay, it does require children work fairly independently. Kids […]

Sima @ CMEE – Sunday, December 21st @ 11:30am – 12:15pm

Join Sima at CMEE for her monthly reading! Through interactive and creative storytelling, this local educator and entertainer engages audiences of all ages. The theme for December? Welcome to winter! Ages: Families with children of all ages Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members (includes admission to the Museum)

Kids Create – Foam Board Printmaking – Saturday, December 27th @ 10:00am – 11:00am

Kids in this drop-off workshop will create original designs as they experiment with foam board print blocks they make themselves. The child-directed (though a CMEE educator will be on hand to offer assistance) project is a fantastic opportunity to share, practice, apply and grow their knowledge of basic art concepts as they express their individuality. […]

SOLD OUT! – CMEE’s Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop At Noon

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT! Please join us…10…9…8…as we count down to…7…6…5…4…the New Year…3…2…1…at the Museum! Mark the start of 2015 in the CMEE “Square” with our biggest celebration of the year (seriously, we’ve already starting preparing the confetti). Prior to saying goodbye to 2014, Museum staff will present a workshop to make special holiday noisemakers. […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – Time To Sleep – Friday, January 2nd @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm

The first Friday of every month is Pizza & Pajama Night at the Museum! Immediately following an interactive read aloud of Denise Fleming’s Time to Sleep, pizza time, and open play in the exhibits, children attending this month will craft a paper bag cave…perfect for bears ready to hibernate this time of year. Ages: Children […]

CMEE Play! In The Kitchen – Alphabet Noodle Soup – Saturday, January 10th @ 10am – 10:45am

During this family workshop, we’re making that wonderful wintertime staple…soup! Alphabet noodle soup, in this case. Children will chop, measure, and pour all the ingredients (with guidance, of course) and then take their culinary creations home in mason jars. Kids will also get a taste of what they’ve made as they enjoy some (TV Magic) […]

Kids Create – Weaving Wire Webs – Saturday, January 17th @ 10am – 11am

In this drop-off workshop, kids will experience a new take on a traditional craft. We’re replacing the string and feathers usually used to make dreamcatchers with wire and beads and creating something totally unique! Ages: 7 – 10 Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members (does not include admission to the Museum)   Space is […]

Waffle Day @ CMEE – Sunday, January 25th @ 10:00am – 11:00am

CMEE brings the fantastical sights of the bigtop to you on the last Sunday of every month! Children will mix a batter made of all natural ingredients and while waiting for the finished product—Belgian waffles in amazing circus shapes—they’ll be able to slice their own strawberries and bananas. Then they’ll get to top it all […]

Kids Create – Robot Wind Chimes – Saturday, January 31st @ 10am – 11am

Resistance to making robot wind chimes is futile! Using a variety of everyday objects found around the house (and a little help from a CMEE educator) kids in this drop-off workshop will create metallic, aural ornaments perfect for windy winter days. Ages: 7 – 10 Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members (does not include admission […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – “Nighty Night, Little Green Monster” – Friday, February 6th @ 6pm – 7:30pm

The first Friday of every month is Pizza & Pajama Night at CMEE! In addition to pizza time and open play in the Museum, kids attending this month will learn that bedtime doesn’t have to be scary with an interactive read aloud of Ed Emberley’s “Nighty Night, Little Green Monster.” Afterwards, they’ll make their own […]

Kids Create – Bread In A Bag – Saturday, February 14th @ 10am – 11am

Turning yeast, flour, water, sugar, salt, and a little bit of oil into bread can seem like magic, but it’s actually science…tasty, tasty science! Kids in this drop-off workshop will learn what goes on every day in bakeries all over the globe when they make their own dough (which they’ll be able to take home […]

CMEE Play! Science – Everyday Explosions and Eruptions – Saturday, February 21st @ 10am – 10:45am

This family workshop is all about testing our senses and describing what we observe. Using homemade pop rocks as well as volcanoes they create themselves, kids will learn about the concepts of investigation and drawing conclusions. Things could get a little messy, but you can leave the cleanup to us! Ages: Parents with children ages […]

August 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, I’m obsessed with sleep. “How are you sleeping?” is the #1 question I have been asked since my wife and I welcomed our baby, Bennett. Initially, the sleep deprivation wasn’t so bad, but now after four months, I daydream constantly about sleeping uninterrupted through the night. I haven’t participated in a meeting at […]

Pizza & Pajama Night @ Bridge Gardens – Friday, August 1st @ 6pm – 7:30pm

The first Friday of every month is Pizza and Pajama Night at CMEE! This month, kids are in for a special treat…we’re headed to Bridge Gardens in Bridgehamptons. After a pizza dinner, kids will enjoy a scavenger hunt around the five-acre public garden where they’ll look for sculptures, ponds, flowers and more! We ask those attending […]

CMEE in the Studio: Erling Hope & Family Portraits – Saturday, August 2nd @ 10am – 11:30am

How do we look at each other, as daughters and sons, mothers and fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers? How do we see each other? How do we capture a likeness? Join two generations of artists–with Leif, Erling and Sorren Hope–as they explore playful ways to draw and paint each other’s portraits. This CMEE in the Studio is […]

the 42nd Annual Dan’s Papers Kite Fly – Sunday, August 3rd @ 5:30pm

CMEE is proud to be the official non-profit sponsor for Dan’s 42nd Annual Kite Fly! On Sunday, August 3rd at 5:30pm, there will be more kites in the air at once than you would think is even possible! Sagg Main Beach Parking Lot restrictions will be lifted as of 5:30 p.m. All other parking notifications will be enforced. […]

Peter & The Wolf – Tuesday, August 5th @ 6:00PM

Young company members from “Miss Sara’s” Hampton Ballet Theater will perform Prokofiev’s timelessly appealing and magical ballet. The performance will be accompanied by the 25-piece Hampton Chamber Orchestra…an extra delight! A very special annual family event for all ages! Doors open at 5:30pm. Rain date is the following day. Ages: Families with children of all […]

Tim and the Space Cadets – Tuesday, August 12th @ 6:00PM

Brooklyn-based Tim and the Space Cadets play songs about the important things in life: pizza parties, snow days, and summer vacations. Songwriters Tim Kubart and Matt Puckett weave their own childhood memories through textured pop tunes, rockers, and lullabies. (Official Site) Doors open at 5:30pm. Rain date is the following day. Ages: Families with children […]

Sima @ CMEE – Sunday, August 17th @ 11:30am – 12:15pm

Join Sima at CMEE for her monthly reading! Through interactive and creative storytelling, this local educator and entertainer engages audiences of all ages. Ages: Families with children of all ages Cost: Free