America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far

Wednesday, March 1–Sunday, December 31
10:00 am–5:00 pm
Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)
212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam

Enjoy innovative hands-on experiences and discover fascinating objects, images and information from over 50 countries. Explore ancient trade routes on a two story Indian Ocean dhow (boat) or on a camel. Pretend to buy, sell and trade fruit, fish, spice, ceramic, textiles, and rugs in a global market place. Experience art, architecture and design elements from across the globe including a digital 3D exploration of mosque architecture from the Maldives to China, original works by emerging American Muslim artists, traditional art forms such as intricately designed tiles, ornate ceramics, and complex patterned rugs and an interactive replica/interpretation of a Pakistani truck, recognized as a “moving work of art” for children to decorate.


Free with museum admission ($11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger)

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