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Children's Museum of the Arts

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Art and Sound Design Classes for Children

My friend and I are long-standing members of the Children's Museum of the Arts. We bring our... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2019
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Immerse the Kids in Hands on Fun

This is a great stop for little artists. Our three kids adored the many opportunities to create... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2019
Albany, New York
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Lots of interactive workshops for kids, from puppet-making to storytelling by the "Brothers Grin."
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103 Charlton St, New York City, NY 10014-3645
Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
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Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I are long-standing members of the Children's Museum of the Arts. We bring our adopted children to art and sound design classes every week. They really enjoy taking part in these activities and making new friends there. The art classes are very...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lanad867
Reviewed March 9, 2019

This is a great stop for little artists. Our three kids adored the many opportunities to create with paint, scrap materials, and clay. We especially liked the Clay Bar where kids actually sit at a bar and, with the help of an assigned staff person,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sheilal921
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

If you are coming just for a Museum visit I’m not sure that is worth it. There are 3 small rooms with long wait times. I regret bringing kids here. They were disappointed too.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Liliana K
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Kids were immediately loving this place doing clay projects, painting, paper projects and even play areas. A place we will return to!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tcamp0000
Reviewed March 21, 2018

My kids loved this place! We spent almost 3 hours there and I had to drag them away, they were so busy painting, creating plants with modeling clay and more. You can sign up for different interactive classes and workshops, which are timed. I'd recommend...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rainbowdops
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Museum has lot of activities for children of all ages. For children around 2 years and under have several different areas for doing painting, colouring etc. There are ample spots for several children at a time and lots of supplies. For children over the age...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Dilip P
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

After trying to figure out our plans for the day, I did remember the CMA. My nephew had his birthday party there in 2011 in one of the private rooms. So we decided to go there today. Upon arrival we saw many kids with their...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 206Bennett
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I do not know a better place for kids in the city. Such a variety of art and interactive activities for kids, helpful staff, my kids wanted to go there every single day. Even young kids as there is a wee arts room for 2...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DanielleX79
Reviewed July 6, 2017

But, I would not recommend overall. We arrived later in the day, two hours after opening, and ALL the slots to play in the clay bar were full already. Materials in the older kids art room where sparse for the recommended project, a pair of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Ashley C
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

I had this place on my list of to-dos for a couple of years, but we didn't make it last year when we were staying on the Upper East Side. This time we were staying in SoHo, and it was pouring rain (like, rivers in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank AmayaH_11
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