Children's Museum of the East End

Children's Museum of the East End OUR MISSION:To spark imagination and foster learning and to build strong connections within the East End by providing playful experiences

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Please Note: There will be no Baby & Me tomorrow. We hope you can join us next week!
10/20/2021
Baby & Me - The Children's Museum of the East End

Please Note: There will be no Baby & Me tomorrow. We hope you can join us next week!

“Baby & Me” is designed specifically for parents of infants. Moms, dads, and caregivers have the opportunity to meet other parents with children the same age. During the weekly session, led by Museum Educator Leah Oppenheimer, they can hear the latest news about early childhood parenting, discu...

10/19/2021

Join STPD’s certified car seat technician’s this Saturday, October 23, 2021 at the Childrens Museum of the East End and have your child’s car seat checked for proper installation!!

Just a handful of spots remain for this Saturday's trip to The Milk Pail's u-pick orchard this weekend! Reserve your spo...
10/13/2021
Visit to the Milk Pail's U-Pick Farm - The Children's Museum of the East End

Just a handful of spots remain for this Saturday's trip to The Milk Pail's u-pick orchard this weekend! Reserve your spot today!

Celebrate the season with a visit to one of the largest apple orchards on the South Fork, the Milk Pail’s U-Pick Farm. During the annual event, kids will pick a variety of in-season apples as well as their very own pumpkin!* Following an autumn-themed read aloud and a scavenger hunt, families wi...

In today’s stART Studio, our young artists explored the creative world of cake decorating. Using glitter, pipe cleaners,...
10/08/2021

In today’s stART Studio, our young artists explored the creative world of cake decorating. Using glitter, pipe cleaners, foam paint, and more, they whipped up a batch of one-of-kind confections (almost) good enough to eat!

We’re profoundly grateful to @joeknowsfish, the team at @citarellagourmetmarket, and the East End community for supporti...
10/06/2021

We’re profoundly grateful to @joeknowsfish, the team at @citarellagourmetmarket, and the East End community for supporting this summer’s Change RoundUp at Citarella’s Hamptons locations. Because the hard work, dedication and generosity of everyone involved, the East End Fund for Children was presented with a check for $105K!

And a very special congratulations to the winners of our student self-portrait contest. Their artwork will soon be featured on merchandise that can be purchased at the gourmet market (with proceeds further benefiting the fund).

We’re profoundly grateful to @joeknowsfish, the team at @citarellagourmetmarket, and the East End community for supporti...
10/06/2021

We’re profoundly grateful to @joeknowsfish, the team at @citarellagourmetmarket, and the East End community for supporting this summer’s Change RoundUp at Citarella’s Hamptons locations. Because the hard work, dedication and generosity of everyone involved, the East End Fund for Children was presented with a check for $105K!

And a very special congratulations to the winners of our student self-portrait contest. Their artwork will soon be featured on merchandise that can be purchased at the gourmet market (with proceeds further benefiting the fund).

We’re profoundly grateful to Joe Gurrera, the team at Citarella, and the East End community for supporting this summer’s...
10/06/2021

We’re profoundly grateful to Joe Gurrera, the team at Citarella, and the East End community for supporting this summer’s Change RoundUp at Citarella’s Hamptons locations. Because the hard work, dedication and generosity of everyone involved, the East End Fund for Children was presented with a check for $105K!

And a very special congratulations to the winners of our student self-portrait contest. Their artwork will soon be featured on merchandise that can be purchased at the gourmet market (with proceeds further benefiting the fund).

Can't make our Octoberfest Fundraiser next week? You can still support the Museum by bidding on one of the incredible it...
10/01/2021
Octoberfest 2021 by Children's Museum of the East End

Can't make our Octoberfest Fundraiser next week? You can still support the Museum by bidding on one of the incredible items in our silent auction! Featuring unforgettable experiences, summer camps, original artwork, and more, the collection we've curated for the event is sure to have something for everyone.

If you’re not already in the fall spirit, our lineup of family programming this October is sure to have you breaking out...
09/30/2021

If you’re not already in the fall spirit, our lineup of family programming this October is sure to have you breaking out the Ugg’s and adding Pumpkin Spice to everything! Join us!

For more information (or to register), please visit www.CMEE.org.

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – Winnie the PoohAfter more than 13 years, Steve L...
09/23/2021
A Message From CMEE's President - The Children's Museum of the East End

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – Winnie the Pooh

After more than 13 years, Steve Long is stepping down as CMEE's president. Please join us in wishing him the best on his next adventure--he's moving just down the road to lead the East Hampton Historical Society.

Dear Friend, After more than thirteen years of furthering the mission and vision of the Children’s Museum, I’m stepping down as President effective December 3. I am enormously grateful for the experience and skills I’ve developed at the Museum. I’ve loved working with our incredibly committe...

This fall, the Children’s Museum of the East is delighted to host its first ever Octoberfest Fundraiser. Held at The Hed...
09/21/2021
Get to Know: Lindsay Reichart and Gunnar Burke of Springs Brewery - The Children's Museum of the East End

This fall, the Children’s Museum of the East is delighted to host its first ever Octoberfest Fundraiser. Held at The Hedges Inn located in the heart of East Hampton village, the evening will feature beer-friendly bites and a selection of suds from the recently launched Springs Brewery. We recently spoke via e-mail with the brewery’s co-founders, Lindsay Reichart and Gunnar Burke, about their efforts to produce “modern ales and traditional lagers that are accessible, flavorful, delightful, and true to place.”

This fall, the Children’s Museum of the East is delighted to host its first ever Octoberfest. Held at the historic Hedges Inn located in the heart of East Hampton village, the evening will feature beer-friendly bites and a selection of suds from the recently launched Springs Brewery. We recently s...

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU to everyone who donated, volunteered, and joined us over the weekend for the biggest Bab...
09/20/2021

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU to everyone who donated, volunteered, and joined us over the weekend for the biggest Baby Gear Swap in the Museum’s history! To learn about other ways you can get involved with CMEE and support kids and families throughout the East End, visit www.cmee.org.

The Maker Space is overflowing in preparation for this weekend’s Baby Gear Swap…but we welcome any and all additional it...
09/14/2021

The Maker Space is overflowing in preparation for this weekend’s Baby Gear Swap…but we welcome any and all additional items you’d like to donate! Stop by the Museum during our normal business hours to drop off any new or gently used items you’d like to share.

The Maker Space is overflowing in preparation for this weekend’s Baby Gear Swap…but we welcome any and all additional items you’d like to donate! Stop by the Museum during our normal business hours to drop off any new or gently used items you’d like to share.

🎵It’s the most wonderful time of the year…🎵Good luck (and have fun!) to all of our friends starting school this week! We...
09/10/2021

🎵It’s the most wonderful time of the year…🎵

Good luck (and have fun!) to all of our friends starting school this week! We can’t wait to hear all about your adventures!

Second doses are being distributed during our pop-up vaccine site. We’re deeply grateful for @olaofeasternli and @northw...
09/09/2021

Second doses are being distributed during our pop-up vaccine site. We’re deeply grateful for @olaofeasternli and @northwellhealth for allowing us to play a role in keeping the East End community safe!

Second doses are being distributed during our pop-up vaccine site. We’re deeply grateful for @olaofeasternli and @northwellhealth for allowing us to play a role in keeping the East End community safe!

Please Note: Today's admissions are sold out. Please visit www.cmee.org to reserve a future date.
09/01/2021

Please Note: Today's admissions are sold out. Please visit www.cmee.org to reserve a future date.

Please Note: Today's admissions are sold out. Please visit www.cmee.org to reserve a future date.

It’s not too late to enroll your child in our Kids Club Classroom! This year-long program utilizes the Museum to introdu...
08/31/2021

It’s not too late to enroll your child in our Kids Club Classroom! This year-long program utilizes the Museum to introduce early learners (ages 2.5 - 3 years) to the structure of school in a safe, unique and supportive environment.

To learn more or to register, please visit https://www.cmee.org/classes/kids-club-classroom/

Shop at any one of Citarella's Hamptons locations this week and help us meet the vital needs of the East End Community. ...
08/30/2021

Shop at any one of Citarella's Hamptons locations this week and help us meet the vital needs of the East End Community. By supporting the ultimate gourmet market’s “Change Round Up” initiative, you’ll ensure that the seven member organizations who make up the East End Fund for Children can continue providing essential food, mental health support, counseling, and educational and recreational programming to our most vulnerable at a time when they need it most.

With the school year quickly approaching, we’re looking for a few new faces to join our crew! To learn how you can be a ...
08/27/2021

With the school year quickly approaching, we’re looking for a few new faces to join our crew! To learn how you can be a part of one of the East End’s most vital institutions and help make a difference in our community, please visit www.cmee.org/employment

Pirate costume not required (but encouraged!)

With the school year quickly approaching, we’re looking for a few new faces to join our crew! To learn how you can be a part of one of the East End’s most vital institutions and help make a difference in our community, please visit www.cmee.org/employment

Pirate costume not required (but encouraged!)

With summer slowly winding down, there's no better time to start thinking about fall programming at the Museum. From mus...
08/27/2021
Classes - The Children's Museum of the East End

With summer slowly winding down, there's no better time to start thinking about fall programming at the Museum. From music to dance to art and more...we've got something for every age and interest!

“Baby & Me” is designed specifically for parents of infants. Moms, dads, and caregivers have the opportunity to meet other parents with children the same age. During the weekly session, led by Museum Educator Leah Oppenheimer, they can hear the latest news about early childhood parenting, discu...

A big THANK YOU to the James Lane Post for sharing this delightful collection of images from our Celebrate on the Farm F...
08/24/2021
CMEE’s Celebrate On The Farm Benefit

A big THANK YOU to the James Lane Post for sharing this delightful collection of images from our Celebrate on the Farm Fundraiser with (and at!) Amber Waves!

The Children’s Museum of the East End held its Celebrate on the Farm benefit on Thursday, August 12, at Amber Waves in Amagansett. During the outdoor cocktail party, guests enjoyed light bites made from ingredients harvested earlier that day at Amber Waves, along with wine and beer from some of th...

A huge THANK YOU to @olaofeasternli and @northwellhealth for organizing on a pop-up vaccine site during this week’s Food...
08/19/2021

A huge THANK YOU to @olaofeasternli and @northwellhealth for organizing on a pop-up vaccine site during this week’s Food Pantry!

A huge THANK YOU to @olaofeasternli and @northwellhealth for organizing on a pop-up vaccine site during this week’s Food Pantry!

Our partnership with Amber Waves allows us to provide their incredible produce to families served by our food pantry. Th...
08/19/2021

Our partnership with Amber Waves allows us to provide their incredible produce to families served by our food pantry. Thank you to everyone—donors, volunteers, and staff—who has made our “Feeding Families” collaboration possible.

Our partnership with Amber Waves allows us to provide their incredible produce to families served by our food pantry. Thank you to everyone—donors, volunteers, and staff—who has made our “Feeding Families” collaboration possible.

We're delighted to share the virtual stage with an incredible group of non-profit leaders next month. We hope you can jo...
08/18/2021

We're delighted to share the virtual stage with an incredible group of non-profit leaders next month. We hope you can join us!

Virtually join us at 8:30 am on September 14, for an informative discussion with the winners of the 9th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards.

Objective: Learn from a contingent of highly regarded non-profit leaders that are successfully moving the sector forward. Let their experience guide you to think differently and effectively advance your non-profit to the next level.

Register for FREE Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/4716293023943/WN_8Bux3bwwS26jDcTjh_Mg-Q
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Moderator: Ken Cerini, Founder of The Imagine Awards
Speakers:
Heather Edwards, Executive Director of The Allied Foundation
Peter Elkowitz, President and CEO of Long Island Housing Partnership
John D. Kemp, President and CEO of The Viscardi Center
Steve Long, Executive Director of Children's Museum of the East End
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Thank you to our Sponsors!
Cerini and Associates, LLP, Claire Friedlander Family Foundation, and Nerds That Care
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#nonprofitleadership #nonprofitorganization #nonprofits

You asked. We answered.Kid-sized t-shirts ($25) and hats ($20) are now available! Pick one up on your next visit to the ...
08/17/2021

You asked. We answered.

Kid-sized t-shirts ($25) and hats ($20) are now available! Pick one up on your next visit to the Museum and show your support for the East End’s favorite family destination!

Supplies are limited.

Thank you for making our inaugural “Celebration on the Farm” benefit such a wonderful success! Your generosity directly ...
08/13/2021

Thank you for making our inaugural “Celebration on the Farm” benefit such a wonderful success! Your generosity directly supports the “Feeding Families” partnership between Amber Waves and the Children’s Museum. We hope you had a fantastic time socializing, enjoying a glass of wine and/or beer, and basking in the gorgeous sunset on the Farm.

If you didn’t have a chance to make a gift last night, you can still contribute here: https://cmee.secure.force.com/donate/?dfId=a0n1K000011LyuoQAC.

Every little bit helps!

This fall’s Kids Club Classroom is quickly filling up! To learn more about this kid tested (and parent approved) early l...
08/06/2021

This fall’s Kids Club Classroom is quickly filling up! To learn more about this kid tested (and parent approved) early learner program, visit www.cmee.org.

Thanks to 27east for helping us spread the word about this incredible partnership with Citarella!
08/04/2021
East End Fund For Children Debuts Partnership With Citarella - 27 East

Thanks to 27east for helping us spread the word about this incredible partnership with Citarella!

By Zoe Kava Representatives from the East End Fund for Children, Citarella owner Joe Gurrera, local families and children gathered outside Citarella in Bridgehampton on Monday to celebrate the launch of a RoundUp Fundraising campaign — a partnership

Here's your chance to win four tickets to Goat on a Boat presents The Marzipan Bunny at Guild Hall of East Hampton next ...
08/04/2021

Here's your chance to win four tickets to Goat on a Boat presents The Marzipan Bunny at Guild Hall of East Hampton next Thursday (8/11) at 5! To win, simply leave the name of your favorite fictitious rabbit in the comments below.

Now...hop to it!

Here's your chance to win four tickets to Goat on a Boat presents The Marzipan Bunny at Guild Hall of East Hampton next Thursday (8/11) at 5! To win, simply leave the name of your favorite fictitious rabbit in the comments below.

Now...hop to it!

THANK YOU to the James Lane Post for helping us spread the word about the launch of the East End Fund for Children's par...
08/04/2021
East End Fund For Children Debuts Partnership With Citarella

THANK YOU to the James Lane Post for helping us spread the word about the launch of the East End Fund for Children's partnership with Citarella!

On Monday, August 2, representatives from the East End Fund for Children joined Citarella owner Joe Gurrera at the gourmet market’s Bridgehampton location as they announced a unique and innovative fundraising initiative during a special event celebrating the student artists of its summer self-port...

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU to everyone who joined us at Citarella yesterday for the official announcement of the th...
08/03/2021

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU to everyone who joined us at Citarella yesterday for the official announcement of the their partnership with the East End Fund for Children! All month long (through Labor Day), you’ll be able to support seven local non-profits when you shop at any one of the gourmet market’s Hampton locations.

And keep an eye out for limited edition merchandise featuring artwork created by kids served by organizations served by the fund!

Special thanks to Joe Gurrera, Bridget Fleming, and Fred W. Thiele Jr. for their continued work on behalf of kids and families throughout the East End.

We are positively delighted to announce that the Legacy Tree Gallery (our indoor playspace) is (re)open to the public! H...
08/02/2021

We are positively delighted to announce that the Legacy Tree Gallery (our indoor playspace) is (re)open to the public! Huzzah!

We are positively delighted to announce that the Legacy Tree Gallery (our indoor playspace) is (re)open to the public! Huzzah!

Thank you to Ms. Barbara for hosting a landscape paint night for some of the incredibly hardworking volunteers who make ...
07/30/2021

Thank you to Ms. Barbara for hosting a landscape paint night for some of the incredibly hardworking volunteers who make the Museum’s food pantry possible!

From now through Labor Day, you can support the East End Fund for Children when you shop at any of @citarellagourmetmark...
07/30/2021

From now through Labor Day, you can support the East End Fund for Children when you shop at any of @citarellagourmetmarket's Hamptons locations!

Designed to meet the needs of the community’s most vulnerable during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the Fund for Children helps coordinate the efforts and build the capacity of seven organizations based right here in the East End: The Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center, the Children’s Museum of the East End, the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center, i-Tri, Project MOST, The Retreat and the Southampton Youth Association.

Your support delivers a lifeline to children and families when they need it most.

From now through Labor Day, you can support the East End Fund for Children when you shop at any of @citarellagourmetmarket's Hamptons locations!

Designed to meet the needs of the community’s most vulnerable during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the Fund for Children helps coordinate the efforts and build the capacity of seven organizations based right here in the East End: The Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center, the Children’s Museum of the East End, the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center, i-Tri, Project MOST, The Retreat and the Southampton Youth Association.

Your support delivers a lifeline to children and families when they need it most.

Address

376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Tpke (PO Box 316)
Bridgehampton, NY
11932

General information

Best Family Fun in the East End! Visit the Children's Museum of the East End and experience our permanent and rotating interactive exhibits. The permanent exhibits focus on what makes the East End a special place, with an emphasis on the people and living creatures who inhabit it. Themes include agriculture, fishing, world celebrations, and community. In addition to the indoor activities, visitors are encouraged to play a round of mini golf, as well as explore outdoor exhibits, and gardens. There is space for year-round workshops, performances, and special events, as well as a permanent art workshop for children to explore their own creativity.

Opening Hours

Monday 9:30am - 11:30am
12pm - 2pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 11:30am
12pm - 2pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 11:30am
12pm - 2pm
Friday 9:30am - 11:30am
12pm - 2pm
Saturday 12pm - 2pm
Sunday 9:30am - 11:30am
12pm - 2pm

Telephone

(631) 537-8250

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