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Our recent managed services contract with Kids Oneida made the front page of the Observer-Dispatch today. READ MORE
A well-loved downtown Utica asset and an established family-focused non-profit announce that they have entered into a management contract relationship. The relationship will preserve an essential, historic institution and provide resources and many facets of assistance to strengthen the capacity and stability of the Museum. Kids Oneida will be providing operational and administrative support, development[…]
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We would LOVE to be open more hours and can do so with your help!
If you wish to volunteer so we can extend our hours, please send an email to ebrando@UticaCM.org
Feel free to call us at 315-724-6129 to ensure we are open.
by Elizabeth Cooper Posted September 18, 2015 at 5:00 AM UTICA The Children’s Museum is getting back on track. Its new executive director, Elizabeth Slocum Brando, has been on the job for six weeks, and the place is getting not only a new coat of paint, but a new vision and new energy as well.[…]
Posted Sep. 25, 2015 at 3:15 AM Updated Sep 25, 2015 at 7:59 AM Elizabeth Slocum Brando, new executive director of the Children’s Museum in Utica, already has taken several giant steps in the effort to restore community confidence in what is truly a regional asset. The goal now is to maintain the momentum and[…]
We value every gift and appreciate the community’s support of our local treasure, the Utica Children’s Museum. We have many updates we’d like to make and new exhibits to create for our patrons – your kids & grandkids, nieces & nephews, friends & neighbors!
If you’d rather gift a specific present, please visit our Wish List page. You’ll find several ideas there of just the kind of items we need to run the Museum, as well as new toys and treasures we’d love to have for the children to experience.
Please Contribute to our WISH LIST
We are working towards offering an environment that supports every child’s natural curiosity to learn through hands-on, play-based exploration. In order to do this, we welcome your help.
We invite you to help out by donating something on our Wish List. We are in need of the following items:
We have the following volunteer needs: 5-10 hours a week to help out with cleaning 5- 10 hours a week to be a floor docent 5-10 hours a week to help in the office All volunteer applicants are subject to a background check as we are a children’s museum. Thank you for your understanding. Please[…]