“Thirty Squared @ the Children’s Museum” – Artists’ Reception – Saturday, June 3 @ 4pm – 7pm

On Saturday, June 3 from 4 – 7pm, please join us for an artists’ reception to celebrate the debut of “Thirty Squared @ the Children’s Museum.” Curated by Kimberly Goff of the Elaine Benson Gallery, the exhibition features work by members of “Thirty Squared,” a group of East End artists who use social media to encourage and […]

Monday, May 22nd – Sunday, May 28th

Monday, May 22nd SOLD OUT – Musikgarten: Play With Me 9:30am – 10:15am This spring, join Marlene Markard from Markard Music for Musikgarten: Play With Me! Through singing and rocking, rhythm exercises, traveling movement, active listening, instrument exploration, finger play, and other activities, the 12-week program is designed to prepare your little one for school and lay […]

Monday, May 15th – Sunday, May 21st

Please Note: The Museum will be closed to the general public Monday, May 15th – Friday, May 19th for Spring Cleaning Week. Thursday, May 18th Tinkergarten 10:30am – 11:30am This spring, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In a 5-part class each week, Tinkergarten Leader, Jennie Skilbred, will facilitate an expert-designed play […]

Monday, May 8th – Sunday, May 14th

Monday, May 8th SOLD OUT – Musikgarten: Play With Me 9:30am – 10:15am This winter, join Marlene Markard from Markard Music for Musikgarten: Play With Me! Through singing and rocking, rhythm exercises, traveling movement, active listening, instrument exploration, finger play, and other activities, the 12-week program is designed to prepare your little one for school and lay […]

May 2017 – Letter From The President

Dear friend, Before coming to work this morning, my three-year-old son, Bennett asked if I wanted to watch a puppet show. Who could pass up such an offer!? “Of course,” I said as I helped him set up his puppet theater on a low table. He placed a chair behind the table and then pulled over […]

Q & A with the Peconic Land Trust’s Kathy Kennedy

The East End’s natural environment is perhaps one of the most important resources shared by all those who live in the community. One group ensuring that it will be enjoyed for generations to come is the Peconic Land Trust. Since 1983, the non-profit has been at the forefront of conserving both our natural lands and the area’s celebrated […]

Monday, May 1st – Sunday, May 7th

Monday, May 1st SOLD OUT – Musikgarten: Play With Me 9:30am – 10:15am This winter, join Marlene Markard from Markard Music for Musikgarten: Play With Me! Through singing and rocking, rhythm exercises, traveling movement, active listening, instrument exploration, finger play, and other activities, the 12-week program is designed to prepare your little one for school and lay […]

Monday, April 24th – Sunday, April 30th

Monday, April 24th SOLD OUT – Musikgarten: Play With Me 9:30am – 10:15am This winter, join Marlene Markard from Markard Music for Musikgarten: Clap With Me! Through singing and rocking, rhythm exercises, traveling movement, active listening, instrument exploration, finger play, and other activities, the 12-week program is designed to prepare your little one for school and lay […]

Monday, April 17th – Sunday, April 23rd

Monday, April 17th SOLD OUT – Musikgarten: Play With Me 9:30am – 10:15am This winter, join Marlene Markard from Markard Music for Musikgarten: Clap With Me! Through singing and rocking, rhythm exercises, traveling movement, active listening, instrument exploration, finger play, and other activities, the 12-week program is designed to prepare your little one for school and lay […]

Carol Burnett, Head Start’s Community Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator

Head Start has provided comprehensive early childhood education to low-income children and their families for more than 50 years. Since 2010, the Children’s Museum of the East End has been one of only two museums in the nation to host a Head Start center. With transportation issues still keeping many area families from visiting the […]