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CMA Programs in the Park

CMA Pier PopUp at Hudson River Park’s Pier 25

WHERE:  Hudson River Park’s Pier 25 (cross at N. Moore Street)

WHEN:  Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 4 - August 30, 2012 from 3 to 6 PM

WHAT:  Free Hands-on Family Art Programs.  CMA Teaching Artists will facilitate site-specific, hands-on, art-making activities.  Each week, CMA’s activities will include one individual mixed media project and one larger-scale collaborative project, inspired by the unique waterfront environment.
 

CMA at Hudson River Park’s Science on the River Festivals

WHERE:  Hudson River Park’s Pier 84 (cross at 44th St)

WHEN:  Saturday, July 7, 2012 and Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 11 AM to 4 PM

WHAT:  Free Hands-on Family Art Programs.  CMA Teaching Artists will facilitate an “eco art installation sculpture” project, made up of a variety of found object and materials and a riverfront inspired animation project on Pier 84.  Also, CMA will setup a Hudson River animation studio allowing participants to explore the art of stop motion animation.  These workshops will take place throughout the festival days from 11-4PM.
 

CMA Film Shorts at Hudson River Park’s RiverFlicks for Kids

WHERE:  Pier 46 (cross at Charles St)

WHEN:  Fridays throughout the summer from July 13 to August 24, 2012.  Click here for more information on River Flicks for Kids <link to River Flicks for Kids Schedule> Children made film shorts premiering at sundown at the beginning of each movie.  Additional CMA preshow art programming at July 13 and August 24 screenings!

WHAT:  CMA’s unique children made Media Lab films will be presented as trailers to Hudson River Park’s Friday family film screenings. Check out CMA’s nature and animal shorts! Join us to kick off the RiverFlicks for Kids series on July 13th at 6PM for art-making and pixilation, the art of animating live subjects. Try fun special effects like flying and becoming someone else!
 

CMA Pier PopUp:  Chelsea Family Day at Hudson River Park’s Pier 62

WHERE:  Hudson River Park’s Pier 62 (cross at 22nd  St, near the Carousel)

WHEN:  Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 11 AM to 3 PM

WHAT:  Free Hands-on Family Art Programs.  Join CMA teaching artists to create an eco art installation using organic materials. Visitors will also be introduced to pixilation, the art of animating live subjects. Against the backdrop of the Skate Park, try out fun special effects like flying and becoming someone else!
 

About The Children’s Museum of the Arts
 

CMA, located in lower Manhattan at Charlton and Hudson Streets, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. CMA’s mission is to extend the benefits of the arts to all children and their communities and to secure the future of the arts by inspiring and championing the next generation of artists and art lovers. We work to fulfill our mission by providing authentic hands-on art experiences for children ages one to 15 with artists, both in our art-filled interactive museum, in the community, and by collecting and exhibiting children’s art. We are committed to celebrating the artist in every child and promoting access to the arts for all children regardless of ability or socioeconomic status because we believe the arts are critical to child and youth development and to strong and vibrant communities. At CMA, we give all children and families access to the creative tools that promote self-expression and esteem through the visual and performing arts. We honor the artist in every child through hands-on art programs taught by trained, working artists; through our on-going collection and exhibition of children’s art; and through partnerships with diverse community organizations that celebrate life and the arts in New York City.

Information on CMA’s public hours, exhibitions, classes, and school and community programs is available at cmany.org <live link www.cmany.org>