Indigenous Peoples Day at CMOM

Mon Oct 9, 2023
10:30am to 5:00pm ET
Age: 2-10
Price: Included with paid admission
Children's Museum of Manattan

Honor Indigenous Peoples Day at CMOM! Recognize the Indigenous lands upon which we reside, explore the work of contemporary artists who share their stories highlighting their heritage, and learn ways to champion Indigenous Americans’ rights and well-being.

Programs include:

Drawing Home: The Art of Annie Pootoogook
Annie Pootoogook created giant color pencil and crayon drawings of everyday life in her Inuit community of northern Canada. Learn more about Annie’s art and make a huge cutout portrait of yourself to include in an ever-growing community mural.
10: 30am – 4:45pm
All ages| 1st Floor| Inside Art

Artful Activism: Megaphone
Show the world what you care about by creating a megaphone to amplify your voice and raise awareness about community issues as we learn about the rights many Indigenous Peoples continue to fight for today.
10:30am – 4:45pm
Ages 5 & older| 1st Floor | Makerspace

Flor de Maga and the Taínos
Learn about Taínos —the indigenous people of the Caribbean— while sculpting an indigenous flower of Puerto Rico, flor de maga.
11am & 2pm
Ages 4 & younger | 3rd Floor | PlayWorks

*Programs subject to change

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