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Story Telling of The Golden Flower: A Taino Myth from Puerto Rico

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  • Oct. 12, 2019 through Oct. 14, 2019 , daily, 10:30am
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Free with museum admission ($15; free for children younger than 1)

Children’s Museum educators share the story of the Golden Flower, a creation story that originates from a Taino myth. The Tainos were one of the indigenous cultures of the West Indies. The Golden Flower: A Taino Myth from Puerto Rico is written by Nina Jaffe with illustrations by Enrique O. Sanchez.

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212 W. 83rd St.

Upper West Side, NY

212-721-1223

  • Standard hours: Tuesday–Friday, Sunday, 10am–5pm; Saturday, 10am–7pm; Open Mondays, 10am-5pm in summer only

  • The Children's Museum of Manhattan inspires children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through a unique environment of interactive exhibitions and programs. Since opening in a neighborhood storefront in 1973, CMOM has grown into a 38,000-square-foot learning facility with outreach programs at nearly 50 sites throughout New York City. 

    CMOM focuses on four priority areas to impact children in ways that will last a lifetime:

    • Early childhood education prepares children for success in school.
    • Creativity in the arts and sciences inspires creative and analytical thinking skills for lifelong learning.
    • Healthy lifestyles programs provide a blueprint for a family's physical, emotional and environmental well-being.
    • Exploration of world cultures gives children awareness, understanding and context for the diverse society in which we all live.





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