The CMoR Blog

Keep checking back every week for new activities, videos, and resources!

Meet our Film Intern, Niyah!

November 29, 2022

This fall, we’ve been fortunate to welcome a VCU Film student as a film intern! She has been helping with projects like revamping our tour videos and starting our Shop Talk Series, plus interviewing staff and creating content for our social media pages. Please read below to learn more about Niyah. Hi, there! My name…

Meet our new Art Studio Coordinator and Educator, Chloe!

November 4, 2022

Chloe Abbadessa is the new Art Studio Coordinator and Educator at CMoR! She is a fiber artist who graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2021 with a BFA in Craft/Material Studies and has shown artwork in galleries and museums, including the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. Prior to joining us, Abbadessa worked in galleries as…

Meet our Cristo Rey students!

October 24, 2022

The Children’s Museum of Richmond is proud to partner with Cristo Rey Richmond High School for their work study program. In addition to each Cristo Rey student’s full course load, they participate one day each week in a Corporate Work Study Program at partnering companies. This program funds the majority of their tuition and helps…

Less-Stress Tips for Back-to-School

August 29, 2022

Start the school year strong with some consistent routines!

Deepen Play with Our Museum Exhibit Guides

August 10, 2022

What are they, what do they do, and how can we use them?

Meet our Summer Interns!

July 18, 2022

This summer, we are excited to have three interns with us! We have two interns from Partnership for the Future, Damarious and Serenity. Serenity was with us last summer, and we’re so excited to have her back this year! We also have one intern from Girls for a Change, Harshitha. Read below to learn about…

A Letter from Our Executive Director

June 21, 2022

Dear Friend of the Children’s Museum of Richmond, Over the last year, the Children’s Museum expanded its operating hours to six days a week, celebrated 40 years of play, opened two brand new exhibit experiences, overhauled and upgraded two existing exhibits, distributed over 10,000 books out into the community, welcomed Legendary Santa for his 85th…

Meet Hannah Hwang!

June 21, 2022

Our summer VCU Occupational Therapy Doctoral Capstone Intern

Meet Our New Summer Education Intern, Renessa!

June 9, 2022

Learn a little about Renessa and how she is helping CMoR in exciting ways!

Meet CMoR’s new Community Outreach Coordinator!

May 13, 2022

The Children’s Museum has a new player just in time for summer fun!!