Suzi Shelton – Tuesday, August 19th @ 6:00PM

Suzi Shelton is an award winning singer/songwriter for kids and has been performing upbeat, interactive pop-folk-rock music for families for over 10 years. And you know what? She loves every minute! Suzi and her band have performed in such prestigious venues as The White House, Symphony Space and the Tribeca Film Festival. (Official Site) Doors […]

Karen K and the Jitterbugs – Tuesday, August 26th @ 6:00PM

Karen K & her Jitterbugs are rising stars in the “kindie” music scene thanks to the band’s eclectic sound and Karen K’s quirky, well-crafted and totally catchy tunes. Karen K’s powerhouse vocals, infectious energy and ability to connect with audience members young and old make the band fast favorites among tots, parents and even grandparents!(Official […]

Countdown to Kindergarten With CMEE – Saturday, 23rd and 30th @ 10am – 2pm

With the school year quickly approaching, we’re setting up a mock classroom to help students transition into the new experience! Please join us on Saturday, July 23rd and 30th, for our “Countdown To Kindergarten” pop-up exhibit. A qualified CMEE educator will be on hand to answer questions (both from kids and adults), lead the classroom, […]

Coffee and Discussion With Kim West, “The Sleep Lady” – Thursday, August 7th @ 9:30am

CMEE is pleased to offer a morning of coffee and conversation with Kim West, “The Sleep Lady.” For almost 20 years, Kim has been helping families find sleep utilizing her gentle, accessible, and adaptable method. On Thursday, August 7th at 9:30am, she’ll be joining us to discuss the importance of  good sleep habits, how they […]

Ride For A Cause – Tuesday, August 12th @ 1:30pm

On Tuesday, August 12th at 1:30PM, please join CMEE at the Soulcycle Watermill studio for an afternoon spin benefiting the Museum. Whether you’re a SoulCycle pro or are new to spinning, sign up for a rocking ride and claim your bike today! In addition to a fantastic workout for a great cause, attendees will also […]

JULY 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, Three months ago, my wife and I were overjoyed to welcome our first baby, a boy named Bennett. Since I work at a children’s museum, I’ve been regularly bringing Bennett along with me to the office. Fortunately, I am lucky to work with an incredible group of colleagues who have welcomed his presence. […]

CMEE Kids Club: Monday – Friday @ 9am – 11:45am (6/9 – 6/13, 6/16 – 6/20, 6/23 – 6/27)

Looking for a unique and fun learning and socialization experience for your 3-5 year old? Try our half-day Kids Club! This month, it’s all about “summertime fun.” Children can pretend to camp out in CMEE’s yard, sing campfire songs, enjoy “non-competitive” relay races, build sailboats, create sandcastle sculptures…all while learning to cooperate and share in […]

CMEE Play! Yummy Yoga – Saturday June 28th @ 10:30AM – 11:15AM

It’s never too early to salute the sun. CMEE has teamed up with Jen Proudman of Yummy Yoga NYC for a yoga class designed specifically for families. In this workshop, families can enjoy a fun, imaginative approach to yoga that is great for developing minds and bodies. Classes include a mix of yoga, music, dance, […]

Pizza & Pajama Night: “Slowly, Slowly, Slowly”, said the Sloth by Eric Carle – Friday, July 11th @ 6PM – 7:30PM

During this month’s Pizza and Pajama Night, we’re sloooowing things down a bit with a reading of “Slowly, Slowly, Slowly”, said the Sloth by Eric Carle. It’s a great reminder—especially fitting during this time of year—that it’s okay to take time to enjoy life. After the story, kids will create their own Eric Carle-inspired painted […]

A Glimpse Into The Past – The Life of a Child in 1650 – Saturday, July 12th @ 10:30am – 11:15am

Ever wonder what life was like as a young child on the East End of Long Island before traffic, cars and convenience stores? Join local author, Rosemary McKinley, as she tells the tale of Daniel, a twelve-year old boy who had a chance meeting with a Native American boy from Fort Corchaug in her book, […]

Meghann Snow Dance Painting – Saturday, July 26th @ 10:30am – 11:30am

CMEE is delighted to welcome artist Meghann Snow to the museum for an interactive demonstration of her dance painting technique. Started as a solo performance in 2010, Meghann recently introduced her work to children in the greater New York City area. Interested in using her art as a language for children to express themselves, she also […]

JUNE 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, What is centripetal force? This is one of many physics-related questions that players are asked on the exhibit panels that dot CMEE’s newly-opened miniature golf course. Rather than instantly providing the explanation, CMEE encourages children to deduce the answer by playing the hole. On the “Loop de Jour” hole, they discover that centripetal […]

CMEE Play! – Cooking Gyros With Chefs Alan & Liz – Saturday, May 31st @ 10:30am – 11:15am

CMEE’s resident culinary duo will be leading a family workshop on making fresh gyros. Children (and parents) attending this class will learn everything that goes into making this incredibly popular and incredibly simple Greek dish. Opa! Ages: 2 – 6 years Cost: $12 for Members, $22 for Non-Members Space is limited. For reservations, please call the […]

Kids Create – Lee Krasner Collage Workshop – Saturday, May 31st @ 10am – 11:30am

In partnership with the Pollock Krasner House, CMEE is pleased to offer a collage workshop focused on the work of renowned East End artist, Lee Krasner. Lee Krasner often created collages by cutting up her own artwork…and kids attending this drop-off workshop will do just that! Kids can bring their own drawings and paintings (or […]

Pizza & Pajama Night @ Madoo Conservancy – Friday, June 6th @ 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 the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack. After a pizza dinner, kids will enjoy a reading of Cicely Mary Barker’s “Magical Secret Garden,” followed by a scavengerhunt around the two-acre organic garden where they’ll […]

CMEE In The Studio: Action Painting With Roisin Bateman – June 7th @ 10am – 11:30am

In this fun and dynamic workshop, kids will collaborate to create larger-than-life paintings under the guidance of local artist, Roisin Bateman. Participants will will trace images of one another in various “action” poses created from shadows cast by a strong light source. They’ll then draw inside and around the form with wax-resist crayons and finish […]

CMEE Play! “Dad Rocks” Mosaic – Satuday, June 7th @ 10:30am – 11:15am

This art-infused science workshop is the cure for the common Father’s Day gift. The family class will see kids measure, mix, pour, and observe physical change as they create an original mosaic design. Think shells, pebbles, twigs, sand and plaster…all coming together in the form a rustic keepsake dads will cherish for years to come. […]

2nd Annual CMEE Music Fair – Saturday, June 14th @ 10am – 12:30pm

Play It, Hear It, Try It at CMEE’s 2nd annual Music Fair on Saturday, June 14th. Sponsored by The Sag Harbor Express, the Children’s Museum of the East End will transform into an aural experience with hands-on, interactive stations and well-known East End performers offering kids the opportunity to learn about what makes the area […]

CMEE Play! Homemade Crab Cakes With Chef Liz – Saturday, June 21st @ 10:30am – 11:15am

Children (and parents!) attending this Saturday workshop better bring their appetites…crab cakes with mango salsa are on the menu! Chef Liz will be guiding kids through each step of the process: From preparing and cooking the patty, creating the mango salsa garnish, and plating the finished dish. Yum! Ages: Parents with children 2 – 6 Cost: $15 […]

MAY 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, Is there a “right” age range for CMEE to target? Since our audience is the defining characteristic of the Museum—more so than any collection or activity—and all of our programs and exhibits are in response to the needs of that audience, defining the “children” of the Children’s Museum is imperative for continued growth […]