February 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, Can you describe a parabola, define coefficients of friction, or explain how a gravity well works? If, like me, you’re a little fuzzy when it comes to physics, you’ll definitely want to play the new “putt-putt” golf course opening at CMEE on the Saturday before Memorial Day. At first, our exhibit team began […]

Breakfast at Madoo Conservancy – Saturday, June 11 @ 10am – 11am

We’re thrilled for our annual trip to Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack! This year, families are invited to pack a blanket and join us for a delicious mid-morning snack followed by a scavenger hunt around the two-acre organic garden where they’ll look for sculptures, ponds, bridges and more!  Ages: Family with children ages 3 – 6 Cost: $5 for […]

Tee Time and Townline! – Sunday, June 19th – All Day!

This Father’s Day, forgo the questionable tie and give dad what he really wants…mini golf and BBQ! Families who play a round (or three!) of 2-for-1 CMEE Mini Golf will enjoy 20% off from our friends at Townline BBQ.* *Please Note: Promotional discount is good for Sunday, June 19th and cannot be applied towards alcoholic beverages.

January 2014 – Letter from the Director

Dear Friends, Happy New Year! On December 31, hundreds of children and parents “rang in” 2014 at the stroke of noon during our 6th Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. You can check out some of the photos from the Ball Drop in this month’s newsletter. Thank you to everyone who contributed to CMEE’s Annual […]

December 2013 – Letter from the Director

Dear Friends, What an exciting year for CMEE!  Looking back at 2013, we welcomed almost 60,000 visitors, increased our educational programming and community partnerships, and have planned fantastic updates to the Museum. This year, I am especially proud that: Over 250 local children received scholarships to visit the Museum and participate in classes and workshops […]

Letter from the Director – November 2013

Dear Friends, It was wonderful to see hundreds of people come out on Columbus Day weekend for the liftoff of CMEE’s capital campaign at our annual Rocket Day Festival. Thank you to Town Councilmember, Bridget Fleming for being on hand to launch the ceremonial CMEE bottle rocket. You can read more about the Rocket Day […]

Letter from the Director – October 2013

Dear Friends,  After a week of cleaning and refreshing the Museum in September, CMEE is set for a new season of programs, workshops, and special events! Every week at the Museum, there’s something new to do! In addition to art classes presented by Butter Lane Art Academy and music classes by Music by the Dunes, CMEE has an array […]

Letter from the Director – September 2013

Dear Friends, It was our best summer yet at the Children’s Museum. Thank you to everyone who played at CMEE, participated in classes, watched terrific performances in our amphitheater, or attended CMEE’s annual Family Fair fundraiser. We’re already geared up for a fantastic fall. In addition to our “Play” classes, CMEE is hosting a Music […]

Letter from the Director – August 2013

Dear Friends, Thank you to everyone who supported CMEE’s 5th Annual Family Fair benefit last month. You helped to make it the best one yet! We were thrilled to have the event featured in the Wall Street Journal! Please mark your calendar on July 19, 2014 for next year’s Fair. CMEE is in the midst […]

Meet CMEE’s Summer Staff Members

CMEE is incredibly lucky to have such a great staff and we’re profiling a couple of them in this month’s Newsletter before they head off to school in the fall!  You may have seen Gwen Clarke when you checked in at the front desk or as she’s worked the exhibition floor. She’s heading to the […]

Letter from the Director – July 2013

Dear Friends, Happy Fourth of July! CMEE is open on the holiday, so please come by to play as part of your celebration. In June, we were delighted to honor the ten graduates of Head Start at CMEE who will enter Kindergarten in September. We also celebrated the end of a successful semester of Cantemos, […]

CMEE introduces its Summer Educators

CMEE is pleased to welcome a new crew of educators for this summer’s programming! On Mondays, Lynn Leff (lynnleff.com) is teaching Clay Play. When she is not teaching at CMEE, she spends much of her time working in her Water Mill studio or at Mud Sweat and Tears in New York City. “Roots & Shoots” […]

artMRKT Hamptons opening

artMRKT Hamptons, a contemporary and modern art fair, will feature 40 leading galleries from across the U.S. who will present painting, sculpture, drawings, photography, video and installation. Showcasing a tightly focused selection of work by important artists in a boutique setting, artMRKT Hamptons will create an ideal context for the discovery, exploration, and acquisition of […]

Letter from the Director – June 2013

Dear Friends, I hope you’re enjoying a great start to the summer. Thanks to the almost 2,000 of you who helped us kickoff of the season by visiting during Memorial Day weekend! In fact, all of May was a busy time for CMEE. In addition to completing our annual spring cleanup, we welcomed hundreds of […]

Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy

CMEE is pleased to welcome Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy at the Museum this summer! During this two-hour drop-off program, your child will love practicing and playing golf with engaging instructors whose classes introduce your little one to the fun-damentals of the game.   Little Early Birdies Information:  Session I Dates: July 10, 17, 24, […]

Ciencia en CMEE

On June 4, eighteen students and their parents completed the first semester of Ciencia en CMEE (Science at CMEE), an afterschool program designed for families whose first language is Spanish. Developed and taught by educators Leah Oppenheimer and Barbara Blaisdell, the program, which grew out of suggestions made during CMEE’s Latino Parents Advisory Council, was […]

Letter from the Director – May 2013

Dear Friends, At CMEE, we are very excited about our collaborative programs coming up in the next couple of weeks. This Saturday, we will again host Peconic Family Fun Day with almost ten partner organizations committed to educating children about the environment. On May 11, CMEE is partnering with Bay Street Theatre on a production of Martha […]

Letter from the Director – April 2013

Dear Friends, Happy spring! Thank you to everyone who visited last week during Spring Break and helped make our new “drop off” program such an enormous success!  This month, we have more great programs scheduled, including CMEE’s inaugural Egg Drop Challenge and our annual Jackson Pollock Day.  Looking forward this spring, we’re excited to host […]

MoonSoup Gift Shop

What’s New at the MoonSoup Gift Shop? When you’re visiting CMEE, don’t forget to shop at the MoonSoup Gift Shop for great educational gifts for kids. CMEE members receive a 10% discounts on all items, including birthday party favors. Can you guess the three most popular items at MoonSoup?  Dress up Costumes by Melissa and […]

Lego Club – Sundays @ 10am – noon

Join CMEE every Sunday any time between 10am and noon for Lego Club at the Museum! We’re excited to share our love of all things Lego with CMEE visitors and encourage children to create original designs. Kids can leave their works-in-progress and plan future sessions with the staff. Ages: Children of all ages. Cost: Free for members, […]