Día de Muertos at CMOM
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)
212 West 83rd Street between Broadway & Amsterdam
New York, NY
Suggested Ages: Babies to 10
Honor and build memories of loved ones through the exploration of CMOM Altar de Memorias—an art installation presented by the Museum in collaboration with tiny artists (on display starting on Nov 1). Create flower crowns, sculpt skeletons inspired by Mexican illustrator José Guadalupe Posada, share family stories through activities like sugar skull masks, and take part in cara calaca (sugar skull face painting) workshops.
Honor loved ones with an interactive performance by Grupo Tolteca Chichimeca, founded with the intention to preserve and maintain Mesoamerican traditions, Grupo Tolteca Chichimeca derives its name from Tolteca and Chichimeca cultures, along with Conchero traditions. Dance and share space while learning more about Day of the Dead traditions!
See our guide to the Children’s Museum of Manhattan.
A shady large playground nestled in pretty Riverside Park is just big enough for range of ages but small enough not to lose wanderers within its fences. Play on all sorts of equipment including see saws, swings, multiple jungle gyms, and monkey bars and a large sand pit.
On hot days, sprinklers create a replica…More info
Summit Rock, the highest natural point in Central Park, provides a shady (climbable) backdrop to this pretty playground. A large wooden climbing structure with multiple levels of platforms and decks links to ladders, slides, and tire swings, all set in a naturalistic sand area. Also enjoy toddler swings and spray showers in the summer.
Explore interactive, educational, well-designed exhibits for babies to pre-teens.
Assemble, create, peek into, crawl under, and walk through one of a kind sculptures and installations in Inside Art. Cool off at splashy (outdoor) water exhibit Dynamic H2O with 800 sq. ft. of of hands-on interactives and colorful graphics. Cross a rainbow bridge, learn…More info