The CMoR Blog

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

Meet our 2023-2024 Cristo Rey interns!

September 21, 2023

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…

Explore our Caregiver Tip Sheets!

August 11, 2023

CMoR is excited to introduce our new INFOGRAPHIC tip sheets for caregivers! We now have seven topics available. The tipsheets are bilingual – English and Spanish. Special thanks to VCU doctoral students for their research and creative skills and to the Spratley Family for funding this project. Click the headers below to access each tip…

Meet Our Partnership for the Future Interns!

June 22, 2023

This summer, we are excited to welcome back interns from Partnership for the Future! Yasmin and Jeanae are both rising seniors who will be spending the summer with us. Read below to learn more about them! Yasmin Hello, my name is Yasmin! I am a senior at Varina High school. I am also in an awesome…

Meet our new Community Outreach Manager, Joe!

May 23, 2023

We are delighted to introduce you to Joe Torrence, our new Community Outreach Manager. He is a wonderful addition to our Education team and a perfect complement to the work we are doing! Read on to learn more about Joe. Hey there! My name is Joe Torrence, and I am the new Community Outreach Manager at…

Introducing our new Baby Stops at the Children’s Museum of Richmond – Downtown.

April 28, 2023

Fun engaging ways to support your baby’s development while you keep up with your older child!

Meet our 2023 Snow Ambassador, Jackie Branch!

March 29, 2023

Each year, the Children’s Museum of Richmond offers a college scholarship for a high school junior who most exemplifies the character of CMoR’s Snow Ambassador. The Snow Ambassador should demonstrate creativity and act as a role model for all children, regardless of their age, ability, or background. This year, we are incredibly proud to present, Jackie…

Thank You for Your Support in 2022!

December 21, 2022

Meet Guest Blogger, Mr. Mosley the Music Teacher

December 2, 2022

Explore & discover influential musicians with guest blogger, Mr. Mosley the Music Teacher!

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…