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Paul Johnson — The Children's Museum of the East End

Monday, July 17th – Sunday, July 23rd

Please Note: The Museum is now open Monday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm Wednesday, July 19th 2-For-1 Museum Mini Golf 3pm – 5pm Hit the kid-sized links every Wednesday afternoon!* Families can enjoy our science-themed mini golf course with a special 2-for-1 rate! Cost: $5 for the rental of two clubs. *Weather permitting. Pizza & […]

July 2017 – Letter From The President

 Summer Kids Club at the Children’s Museum Dear Friend, One afternoon about a year ago, I was home with just my older son, Bennett, when he awoke from his nap. At the time, he was still sleeping in a crib and as I walked into his room, he was standing facing the door. At the […]


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Q&A with Kimberly Goff of the Elaine Benson Gallery

Kimberly Goff has been an integral part of the East End community for most of her life. Whether its operating a boutique, running a gallery (including the esteemed Elaine Benson Gallery), or serving as a Board Member at one of the area’s many non-profit institutions, Kimberly has done it all. Her latest role is that […]

Monday, July 10th – Sunday, July 16th

Please Note: The Museum is now open Monday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm Wednesday, July 12th 2-For-1 Museum Mini Golf 3pm – 5pm Hit the kid-sized links every Wednesday afternoon!* Families can enjoy our science-themed mini golf course with a special 2-for-1 rate! Cost: $5 for the rental of two clubs. *Weather permitting. Summer Ladies […]

Monday, July 3rd – Sunday, July 9th

Please Note: The Museum is now open Monday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm Tuesday, July 4th Happy July 4th…the Museum is open today! Wednesday, July 5th 2-For-1 Museum Mini Golf 3pm – 5pm Hit the kid-sized links every Wednesday afternoon!* Families can enjoy our science-themed mini golf course with a special 2-for-1 rate! Cost: $5 […]

Monday, June 26th – Sunday, July 2nd

Please Note: The Museum is now open Monday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm Wednesday, June 28th 2-For-1 Museum Mini Golf 3pm – 5pm Hit the kid-sized links every Wednesday afternoon!* Families can enjoy our science-themed mini golf course with a special 2-for-1 rate! Cost: $5 for the rental of two clubs. *Weather permitting. Thursday, June […]


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Q&A With Free Arts NYC, Champions of Arts Education

This summer, we are pleased to welcome Free Arts NYC for a weekend of large format Polaroid portraiture at the Museum. In addition to being available to VIP supporters at the Family Fair Fundraiser, patrons can purchase a family photo session on July 21 to 23 that benefits Free Arts NYC. In preparation for the almost 20-year-old […]


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Q & A with Megan LaMothe, CEO of FORAY GOLF

This summer, the Children’s Museum is thrilled to welcome FORAY GOLF as the title sponsor of our Annual Golf Outing (as well as a sponsor for July’s Ladies Night and the Family Fair Fundraiser). We recently spoke with FORAY GOLF’s CEO & Founder, Megan LaMothe about starting the company, her advice for kids, and why […]

June 2017 – Letter From The President

Dear Friend, What do you think about bringing babies to work? A few years ago, just after his 2 month checkup, my eldest son, Bennett accompanied me to the Children’s Museum at least two or three days per week until he was nine months old. I was reminded of the experience reading Sarita James’ recent […]

“Thirty Squared @ the Children’s Museum” – Saturday, June 3 – Tuesday, July 4th

The Children’s Museum of the East End is pleased to host “Thirty Squared @ the Children’s Museum” from June 3 through July 4. 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 support one another’s […]

“Mostly Fish @ the Children’s Museum” – July 7th – August 1st

Curated by Kimberly Goff of the Elaine Benson Gallery, “Mostly Fish @ the Children’s Museum” features a collection of work from 16 local artists each offering their own unique take on the aquatic life found in the homes, bays, and oceans throughout the East End (and beyond!). Featured Artists: Scott Bluedorn, Rossa Cole, Kimberly Goff, Edward Joseph, […]

Summer Ladies Night and Auction – July 12 @ 6 – 8pm

On Wednesday, July 12th, please join the Children’s Museum for our Summer Ladies Night and Auction at Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton. In addition to a stellar collection of designer handbags, this year’s auction will feature accessories, spa treatments, fitness packages, and more! For more information, please contact Lara Sweeney at Lara@CMEE.org or 631.537.8250 x […]

“An Invitational @ the Children’s Museum” Artists’ Reception – Saturday, August 5 @ 6 – 8pm

Please join us for an artists’ reception to celebrate the opening of  “An Invitational @ the Children’s Museum” on Saturday, August 5 from 6 – 8pm. Curated by Kimberly Goff of the Elaine Benson Gallery, “An Invitational” features an incredible collection of work from more than fifty East End artists. Featured Artists: Anneli Arms, Sarah […]

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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]

April 2017 – Letter From The President

Museum President, Steve Long, receiving his first haircut. Dear friend, While parents are supposed to give young children choices as a way to help them gain a sense of control over their lives, child development experts caution us to limit the options so that the child doesn’t become overwhelmed. However, what happens after you give […]

Spring Ladies Night @ The Hedges Inn – Wednesday, April 26th @ 6pm – 8pm

On Wednesday, April 26th, please join us for a rare peek inside the Historic Hedges Inn during our Spring Ladies Night! In addition to incredible cocktails and lively conversation, the night will feature a silent auction as well as a wonderful collection of raffle prizes from local businesses. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy an amazing evening […]


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Q & A with Barbara Blaisdell, Community Outreach Educator

After retiring from a teaching career spanning over three decades, Barbara Blaisdell shows no interest in slowing down. Since 2010, she’s been working with the Museum’s Director of Community Outreach, Leah Oppenheimer, to create and teach programming for Spanish-speaking families in the area. What started as a small early literacy class has blossomed into an after school […]

March 2017 – Letter From The President

Dear friend, “Look at the foil!” My two-year-old son and I were sitting at our dining table several months ago when he directed my attention outside. I had no idea what foil he was talking about. Was there aluminum foil in the yard? “The foil,” he repeated. I was completely confused. “What’s the foil?” I […]


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