Shinnecock Dancers Performance and Workshop – Saturday, November 4th @ 10:30am – noon

We’re delighted to welcome the Shinnecock Dancers to the Museum again this fall! Following an interactive performance influenced by their traditional dances (accompanied by an explanation of each dance’s meaning), an educator from the Shinnecock Nation will lead a craft-making workshop. Ages: Parents and caregivers with kids of all ages! Performance Cost: Free for Museum […]

Veteran’s Day “Thank You” Cards – Friday, November 10th – Sunday, November 12th

This Veteran’s Day weekend, join us in honoring and thanking all those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Kids (and grownups!) are invited to create their own “Thank You” cards which we will proudly display in the Museum’s lobby. Ages: Families with kids of all ages! Cost: Free for Museum Members, $12 […]

In The Kitchen: Cornbread Mini Muffins – Saturday, November 18th @ 10am – 10:45am

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we’re breaking out the mixing bowls to make one of our favorite sides…cornbread muffins! During the family workshop, kids will measure, mix, pour and portion as they learn the surprisingly simple process behind this welcome-at-any-gathering goody. Ages: Parents and caregivers with kids aged 3+ Cost: $5 per child for Museum […]

SOLD OUT – Family Drip Painting at the Pollock-Krasner House – Saturday, November 11th @ 10am – 11:30am

We are thrilled to offer a special workshop at the home and studio of renowned abstract artists, Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner. Following a private tour of the duo’s historic house, kids will drip, drop, and splatter personalized paintings on the gorgeous grounds of the 1.5 acre property. The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center is […]

What Are You Thankful For? – Saturday, November 18th – Sunday November 26th (All Day)

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we’re taking this week to ask Museum visitors: “What are you thankful for?” We’ll provide the supplies so kids (and grownups!) can write, draw, color, and create personalized celebrations of gratitude for display in the Museum lobby. Ages: Families and caregivers with children of all ages Cost: Free for Museum Members, $12 for […]

Family Disco Dance Party – Friday, November 24th @ 5:30pm – 7pm

Skip the leftovers, turkey trot your way over to the Museum, and get ready to shake that cranberry sauce during our annual post-Thanksgiving Family Disco Dance Party! During the special evening event, kids (and grownups!) will enjoy pizza, playing in the exhibits, dancing under the disco ball, and more! Want to suggest a song for […]

5th Annual Peconic Family Fun Day – May 3rd @ 10am – noon

Please join us on Saturday, May 3rd from 10am to noon for our 5th Annual Peconic Family Fun Day (rain or shine!). We’re thrilled, once again, to be working with an incredible group of partner organizations  to connect children with nature in a fun, accessible way and teach them about the importance of our estuaries […]

Katharine Holabird Reads at the Children’s Museum – Saturday, November 25th @ 10am

The Children’s Museum of the East End is thrilled to welcome back Katharine Holabird on Saturday, November 25th. Creator of the wildly popular Angelina Ballerina and Twinkle series of books, Ms. Holabird will treat both kids and grownups to a reading brought to life with the help of an accomplished local dancer. Books will be available […]

Pizza & Pajama Night and Windmill Lighting – Friday, December 1st @ 6pm – 7:30pm

We’re getting in the holiday spirit during December’s Pizza & Pajama Night! In addition to an interactive read aloud of Lucy Cousins’ “Maisy Makes Gingerbread,” making their own gingerbread cookies (to take home and bake), playing in the exhibit gallery, and enjoying a delicious pizza dinner, kids will join Museum staff as we celebrate the […]

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops – Saturday, December 2nd & 9th @ 10am and 11am

PLEASE NOTE: While the Gingerbread Workshops are sold out, “Gingerbread House @ Home” kits are still available. This holiday season, let your child’s confectionery creativity run wild during our annual Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops! Budding architects will choose their materials (vivid and vibrant edible goodies from our candy buffet), plan their designs, and decorate their own pre-built gingerbread […]

In The Kitchen: Homemade Potato Latkes – Sunday, December 17th @ 10am – 10:45am

Join us along with our friends from Chabad of the Hamptons for a cooking workshop where we’ll learn how to make a Hanukkah favorite…latkes! Kids will measure and mix the ingredients, shape their potato pancakes, and watch as a staff member lightly fries them in oil. Once they’re crispy (and cool!), our young chefs will enjoy […]

CMEE’S ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH – Friday, October 23rd @ 4pm – 6pm

Mark your calendars for CMEE’s annual Halloween Bash! On Friday, October 23rd between 4pm and 6pm, children will enjoy Halloween games, trick or treating, crafts, a costume contest and more! Ideal for children aged 6 and under, but the CMEE Halloween Bash offers plenty of fun for older goblins too! We traditionally sell out so […]

Wrappers Delight – Saturday, December 23rd @ 10am – noon

Need a little last-minute wrapping done before the holidays? Join us in the Museum lobby and learn how to present those presents like a pro! In addition to bows, ribbons, and design-your-own “To and From” tags, we’ll have an assortment of paper from which kids can choose—including some they can even decorate themselves!* Staff members […]

Holiday Kids Club – Tuesday, December 26th – Friday, December 29th @ 9:30am – 12pm

Kids might be off from school this week, but our Holiday Kids Club will ensure their vacation is filled with both enrichment and fun! Each session of this half-day drop-off program is dedicated to the exploration of a different theme guaranteed to keep kids engaged during their time away from school. In addition to themed […]

Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop – Sunday, December 31st @ 10am – noon & 1pm – 3pm

On Sunday, December 31st, join us for the biggest family-friendly New Year’s Eve party on the East End! During the pair of daytime celebrations—we offer two sessions to ensure everyone can join in the fun—kids create noisemakers, share resolutions for the upcoming year, and mark the end of 2017 (and start of 2018) with a confetti-filled […]

CMEE’s Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop – Thursday, December 31 @ 10am – noon & 1pm – 3pm

On Thursday, December 31, please join us for the biggest kid-friendly New Year’s celebration this side of the Shinnecock Canal—CMEE’s Annual Ball Drop! In fact, the party’s gotten so big that this year we’re offering two sessions of the confetti-filled festivities to ensure 2015 gets the send off it deserves! Session 1: 10am – noon […]


Dear Friends, On February 25, CMEE hosted its annual “CMEE in the City” fundraising dinner, which was attended by a capacity crowd of 180 people. With help from the honorary event chairs, Arlene and Alan Alda and Joy Behar, CMEE celebrated the work of three trailblazing former trustees, Beatrice Alda, Natalie Barth, and Vicky Graham. […]

Egg Drop Challenge, March 22nd @ 10am – noon

Come join us for CMEE’s 2nd Annual Egg Drop Challenge sponsored by Macaroni Kid Hamptons! For families who don’t bring theirs from home, parents and their children can design and construct their protective containers during our hands-on workshop from 10am – 11:30am. We’ll provide everything you need…including the eggs! Then, at noon, everyone will gather in CMEE […]


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CMEE’s 4th Annual Egg Drop Challenge – Saturday, April 16th @ 9:45am – 11:30am

Please join us for the Egg Drop Challenge! Now in its 4th year, the annual event invites kids of all ages to design and construct containers that will (hopefully) keep an egg from breaking when dropped from the top of CMEE’s pirate ship. We supply the building materials, you bring the imagination…everyone enjoys the show! […]