Support World Awareness Childrens Museum – In Glens Falls NY

THANK YOU for your generous support since 1988!

Our mission statement…To inspire curiosity and foster understanding and appreciation of worldwide cultural diversity.  Your future support is critical to our ongoing success and achieving new goals.

Support for our programming relies on the generous contributions of our members and partners.  If you would like to sponsor an event that benefits the museum we’d love to hear from you. Please email director@worldchildrensmuseum.org with your ideas. The benefits of working with us can include advertising to our museum visitors, promotional materials, social media recognition and the gratitude of hundreds of families and their children!  Currently scheduled fundraising events are listed below–watch the calendar for more updates!

  • All-Country Art Show (April 1-30)

    • Start Date & Time: Apr. 1st, 2015 at 12:00 am
    • End Date & Time: Apr. 30th, 2015 at 11:59 pm
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    [caption id="attachment_994" align="alignleft" width="221"]Artist: Haruma Morofuji, Age 12, San Diego, CA  2014 Artist: Haruma Morofuji, Age 12, San Diego, CA 2014[/caption] Be sure to visit the Friends Gallery of the Crandall Public Library the entire month of April. Art on display includes 2014 U.S. ARTeX award winners plus international submissions from Cambodia, Georgia, Indonesia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Nigeria, Russia, Romania and Taiwan. Cost: Free Ages: ALL ages welcome Location: Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls, New  York 12801 Hours: Visit Library website for hours or call (518) 792-5251. *NEW* Take a virtual tour of the gallery, with the option to purchase artwork on products such as ceramic tiles, mugs, note cards, and magnets from Original Works. The judge for the 2014 U.S. art competition was Jenny Hutchinson. Jenny received her MFA with a concentration in painting from Clemson University. She is the gallery curator and program coordinator for the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC).  Additionally, she is an adjunct instructor at SUNY Adirondack.


    The World Awareness Children's Museum has been inspiring, collecting and sharing international youth art since 1988 through its International Youth Art Exchange (ARTeX) program. This program gives children around the globe the opportunity to communicate with each other through the universal language of art.

  • 20th Anniversary Celebration

    • Start Date & Time: May. 1st, 2015 at 12:00 am
    • End Date & Time: May. 1st, 2015 at 11:59 pm
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    Help us celebrate our 20th anniversary as we honor 20 champions who have helped create a world-class children's museum in Glens Falls, New York.

    Friday, May 1, 2015, 6-9 p.m.

    Six Flags Great Escape Lodge, Queensbury, NY

    Featuring 20 premiere silent auctions

    Event tickets available for only $50! Enjoy live music, a variety of hors d'oeuvre stations and desserts, including cupcakes courtesy of Healthy Living Market and Cafe. ($23 of reservation price is tax deductible.) How to RSVP - Make a payment in person at the Museum, online, by phone at (518) 793-2773, or email lindsay.bureaux@worldchildrensmuseum.org.  (If making online reservations for more than one person, please use the “set your own amount” section and manually type in the total cost. Don't hesitate to call with any questions.) A limited number of discounted Great Escape Lodge Traditional Suites are available to Celebration guests at a rate of $149 per night.  Call (519) 824-6060 and mention WACM, or reserve online at www.sixflagsgreatescapelodge.com using promo code 050115WORL.  Suite reservations must be made by April 15.  (Maximum 4 guests per room. $40 per additional guest. Subject to an 8.5% resort fee per room.) We are still seeking event sponsors and silent auction donations, in hopes of raising $10,000 for the Museum. Honorees include, with approximate length of service: 1. Don & Cindy Hess, 20 years 2. Dr. Riza Touba, 20 years 3. Gretchen Steen, 20 years 4. Paul Pontiff, Esq., 20 years 5. Betty Dodds, 20 years 6. Lisa Sheridan, 16+ years 7. The Collections team, represented by Nancy Countryman, 15+ years 8. Linda Cappabianca, 13+ years 9. Donna Emerson, 12+ years 10. Tina Lee-Caruthers, 10+ years 11. Joan and Byron Lapham, 10+ years 12. Carruthers Family, represented by George Carruthers, 10+ years 13. Debra Vales and Chris Scoville, 10+ years 14. Lynn Shanks, 10+ years 15. The Monahan Family, represented by Joan Kubricky and Linda Steves, 10+ years 16. Judy Carvin, 10+ years 17. Mary MacKrell, 9+ years 18. Elizabeth Little Hogan, 9+ years 19. Mel Krug, 7+ years 20. Maureen Robinson, 7+ years Photo by Sheileen Landrey Sponsored by: Print