JULY 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, Three months ago, my wife and I were overjoyed to welcome our first baby, a boy named Bennett. Since I work at a children’s museum, I’ve been regularly bringing Bennett along with me to the office. Fortunately, I am lucky to work with an incredible group of colleagues who have welcomed his presence. […]

JUNE 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, What is centripetal force? This is one of many physics-related questions that players are asked on the exhibit panels that dot CMEE’s newly-opened miniature golf course. Rather than instantly providing the explanation, CMEE encourages children to deduce the answer by playing the hole. On the “Loop de Jour” hole, they discover that centripetal […]

Pizza & Pajama Night @ Madoo Conservancy – Friday, June 6th @ 6pm – 7:30pm

The first Friday of every month is Pizza and Pajama Night at CMEE! This month, kids are in for a special treat…we’re headed to the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack. After a pizza dinner, kids will enjoy a reading of Cicely Mary Barker’s “Magical Secret Garden,” followed by a scavengerhunt around the two-acre organic garden where they’ll […]

MAY 2014 – LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR

Dear Friends, Is there a “right” age range for CMEE to target? Since our audience is the defining characteristic of the Museum—more so than any collection or activity—and all of our programs and exhibits are in response to the needs of that audience, defining the “children” of the Children’s Museum is imperative for continued growth […]

¡CMEE Feria! – Saturday, April 29th @ 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Join us for a celebration of East End Latino culture on Saturday, April 29th from 12:30 – 2:30pm (rain or shine!) at the third annual CMEE FERIA! It will be a day of traditional cuisine, music, art, and—most importantly—fun for the entire family. Ages: All Ages! Cost: Free for everyone! Tasting Ticket (available day of […]

After School Star Wars Party! – Thursday, May 4th @ 3:30pm – 5pm

Join your friends at the Children’s Museum along with Macaroni Kid Hamptons as we celebrate the most important day in the universe…May the 4th! Awaken the force with a special Star Wars themed Lego workshop, Jedi crafts, and Wookie cookies (they’re chewy)! These are the droids you’re looking for! Ages: Parents with children of all Ages! Cost: $5 for members, […]

Peconic Family Fun Day – Saturday, May 6th @ 10am – noon

Please Note: The Museum will open at 10am the morning of Peconic Family Fun Day. Join us on Saturday, May 6th from 10am to noon for the 8th Annual Peconic Family Fun Day (rain or shine!). Peconic Family Fun Day offers visitors the opportunity to learn about and celebrate the ecosystems, estuaries, and environments that […]

Memorial Day Weekend Block Party presented by Hudson Yards – Saturday, May 27 @ 10am – noon

Please Note: The Museum will open at 10am the day of the Block Party. Join us and our friends at Hudson Yards as we kick off the season as only the Children’s Museum can…during our first ever community BLOCK PARTY! With block building activities, DIY stomp rockets, crafts and games with community partners, chalk street art, the official […]

Pizza & Pajama Night at Madoo Conservancy – Friday, June 2 @ 6pm – 7:30pm

Families should pack a blanket for this month’s Pizza & Pajama Night…we’re headed to Sagaponack’s Madoo Conservancy! In addition to enjoying a delicious pizza dinner, kids (and grownups!) will play with bubbles and explore the organic garden’s sculptures, ponds, bridges, and plant life using a scavenger hunt specially created for the event.  Please Note: Pizza & Pajama night will […]

Let’s Get This Garden Started – Planting Party! – Saturday, June 10 @ 10am – noon

Our seeds have sprouted and they’re ready to make the move to the Museum’s community garden. We could use a little help deciding just where to put them, though! Join us anytime between 10am and noon as we prepare, plant and water our sprouts as we get ready for the growing season. Make sure to come dressed […]