Puppet Playgroups – February 1st – March 15th @ 9:45am – 10:30am (Wednesdays)

This winter, please join us for the return of the Puppet Playgroups! Led by Goat on a Boat at Bay Street‘s founder and master puppeteer, Liz Joyce, each class in the 5-week series features 45 minutes of songs, interactive games and a Minkie the Monkey puppet show! Dates/Time: February 1st – March 15th @ 9:45am – 10:30am (Wednesdays)* Ages: Parents […]

July 2016 – Letter From The President

Dear Friends, How do we encourage our young children to feel comfortable with life transitions? That’s a question I’ve been thinking about while my son, Bennett, attends Early Independence, a gentle separation program at the Museum. Like most parents, I was a little concerned he would get upset when left by himself. I also worried […]

Farewell Q&A With Karin Keane, the Museum’s Director of Operations

After spending the last fifteen years working at the Children’s Museum, Karin Keane is retiring at the end of the summer. She’ll be splitting her time between Sag Harbor and Cambridge, Massachusetts (where she’ll enjoy some much deserved time with family). During her tenure, Karin has seen the institution grow from a “museum without walls” to a thriving organization that not […]

Q & A With Raquel Barnes, Lead Teacher for Head Start at the Children’s Museum

Raquel Barnes, far right, during Head Start’s most recent graduation ceremony The Children’s Museum of the East End is one of two museums in the nation to host a Head Start classroom. Since Head Start’s mission is to provide “support for the whole child, the family and the community” and “ensure all vulnerable children and […]

After School Lego League – October 5th – December 14th @ 4pm – 5pm (Thursdays)

Everything is awesome during our weekly After School Lego League! With instruction and guidance from a member of Museum’s Play Staff, kids attending this drop-off workshop will put their Lego skills to the test with a new challenge every week. From bridges to zip lines, this program is designed for builders looking to get a little more out […]

Peaceful Planet Playgroups – April 21st – June 2nd @ 9:30am – 10:15am (Fridays)

This spring, families are invited to join us for a kid-friendly yoga-style playgroup led by Peaceful Planet Yoga‘s Kristin Davey. Through animated games and songs, kids will enhance their listening, concentration, and cooperation skills while developing coordination, balance, and verbal abilities. Playful props such as scarves, pom-poms, yoga blocks and bells are incorporated to explore yoga […]

4th Annual Music Fair – Saturday, June 25th @ 10am – noon

Please Note: The Museum will open at 10am the day of the Music Fair. Play It, Hear It, Try It at CMEE’s 4th annual Music Fair on Saturday, June 25th! Sponsored by the Sag Harbor Express and the Express Magazine, the Children’s Museum of the East End will transform into a family-friendly sonic experience for music fans young and old […]

Dinner at the Farm – Tuesday, August 16th @ 5:30pm – 7pm – SOLD OUT

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the forecast of rain, tonight’s “Dinner at the Farm” has been rescheduled for Tuesday, August 16th. On Wednesday, August 16th, join the Children’s Museum and our friends at Bhumi for Dinner At The Farm! Families will enjoy a delicious dinner (prepared with organic produce grown and harvested at Bhumi Farms in East Hampton), […]

Pizza and Putt-Putt! – Wednesday, August 17th @ 5:30pm – 7pm – SOLD OUT

Please Note: This event is sold out. This summer, join us for Pizza and Putt-Putt Night at the Museum! During the special event, kids will enjoy pizza and then hit the links for a round (or two) on our science-themed mini golf course.  

The 2nd Annual Chessfest! – Saturday, August 20th @ 10am – noon

On Saturday, August 20th, please join us for the 2nd Annual Chessfest! Brought to you by the Children’s Museum of the East End and Chess NYC, the family-friendly event promises a morning filled with crafts, activities, and games for players of all interests and skill levels. The morning will also feature a simultaneous match with a […]

i-Camp – August 29th – September 2nd (Monday – Friday) @ 9:15am – noon

End the summer with an unforgettable learning experience with your friends at the Children’s Museum! During this morning workshop, kids will explore their creativity and imaginations while learning the basics of design, video editing, and music production. In addition to three days of instruction from tech professionals, kids will also enjoy other activities facilitated by experts in arts and science throughout the week. […]

Pizza Night @ Amber Waves Farm – Tuesday, August 30th @ 5:30pm – 7pm – SOLD OUT

Please Note: This event is sold out. We are thrilled to partner with our friends at Amber Waves Farm to celebrate the end of summer (and the start of the school year) with our first ever Pizza Night at the Farm! In addition to picking toppings for a personal pizza that will be cooked in […]

Friday Night Drop-Off Dance Party – Friday, September 2 @ 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Everybody…get out of your seats and get ready to move during CMEE’s Friday Night Drop-Off Dance Parties this summer! While parents are enjoying a night to themselves, kids ages 3 and up are invited to join Museum staff for dinner and dancing under the disco ball. Ages: 3+ Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm Cost: $40 per child, $20 for […]

Big Truck Day! – Saturday, September 17th @ 10am – noon

Please Note: The Museum will open at 10am the day of the event. Saturday….SATURDAY…SATURDAY (September 17th), join us for the return of BIG TRUCK DAY @ the Children’s Museum! Kids of all ages will have the chance to explore and interact with some of the massive machines that share our roads and keep the East […]

Visit To The Milk Pail’s U-Pick Farm – Saturday, October 1st @ 10am – 11am

Please Note: Due to the forecast of inclement weather, this event will be rescheduled for a later date. Celebrate the start of October with a visit to one of the largest apple orchards on the South Fork, the Milk Pail’s U-Pick Farm. During the morning outing, kids will pick a variety of in-season apples as well […]

Member Appreciation Day – Sunday, October 9 @ 10am – noon

Please Note: The Museum will open at 10am the day of the event. In recognition of the families who help make the Museum such a special place, we are absolutely thrilled to announce our first ever Member Appreciation Day! On Sunday, October 9th, Museum members are invited to join us for a celebration at the Children’s […]

The ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH – Friday, October 21st @ 4pm – 6pm

PLEASE NOTE: The Museum will be closed between 2pm and 4pm the day of the event. Unfurl those capes, shine your tiaras, and break out the facepaint…it’s time for the Children’s Museum’s annual Halloween Bash! On Friday, October 21st between 4pm and 6pm, families are invited to join us for a fun-filled evening of ghoulish games, trick or treating, creepy […]

June 2016 – LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT

Dear Friends, Sometimes I tiptoe into my two-year-old son’s bedroom at night when he’s asleep to make sure he’s breathing. Have you ever done the same thing with your children? I realize it’s completely irrational, but I have to make sure everyone in the house is safe and sound before I can go to sleep. […]

Siris Barrios of Riverside Rediscovered on the partnership with the Children’s Museum

(photo credit: Alexa Gorman for 27East.com) Last month, CMEE received funding through the National Endowment for the Arts to expand its “Community Creates” program, which brings the arts directly into underserved communities across the region. Among the communities is Riverside, a hamlet in Southampton, which is just south of the Peconic River from Riverhead. It’s […]

Friday Night Drop-Off Dance Party – Friday, July 7 @ 5:30pm – 8pm

Everybody…get out of your seats and get ready to move during the Museum’s Friday Night Drop-Off Dance Parties this summer! While parents are enjoying a night to themselves, kids ages 3 and up are invited to join Museum staff for dinner and dancing under the disco ball. Ages: 3+ Time: 5:30pm – 8pm Cost: $40 per child, $20 […]