Whether you are home during the day with your children or weekends are your time to explore the city, The Children’s Museum of Atlanta has you covered. February is Black History Month and they are celebrating all month long with a variety of fun interactive learning sessions. They range in dates and times but hopefully there is one that fits your schedule. (See their Black History Line below)
Laugh and Learn Mondays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.; Sundays at 11:00 a.m. Join your Imaginators and learn about African American poets, performers and African American influence on jazz.
Mini-Musical: Turn the Mystery into History Mondays and Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m.; Thursdays and Fridays at 11:00 a.m.; Saturday at 11:00 a.m.; Sundays at 12:00 p.m. Join the Imaginators as they take a musical Black History Month field trip to the “Museum of Arts, Science, and Sports.” You will celebrate the great things that have been achieved by some of the many African- Americans that have called Georgia their home. Playwright: Jerry G. White. Music by: Abe White
Jacob Lawrence Craft (February 17-28) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 1:00 p.m. Explore the colorful paintings of African American artist Jacob Lawrence and create your own story inspired by his work.
Movement and Music: Let’s Groove, Stay Active (February 1-28) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Come and join an Imaginator with our own Motown move groove! Music and exercise is a winning combination!
Movement and Music: Soul Train (February 1-28) Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Join the Imaginators for a black history celebration and dance to the music from the past and present.
Storytime: Jacob Lawrence (February 1-28) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Join your Imaginator for a reading of Jacob Lawrence in the City which brings to life a bustling city, complete with builders rat-a-tatting and children playing in the streets.
For the full February programming and events calendar, please visit http://www.
The Children’s Museum of Atlanta
The Children’s Museum of Atlanta is a smart place to play and a non-profit organization offering a family-friendly space filled with interactive, educational exhibits and programming for children ages eight and under. The Museum’s mission is to spark imagination and inspire discovery and learning for all children through the power of play. The Museum’s four permanent learning zones consist of bright, creative, hands-on exhibits that are designed to give children an opportunity to learn through play. The Children’s Museum of Atlanta also offers parties, memberships, field trips, summer camp, and private events.
Museum hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed Wednesdays mid-August through mid-June. Open Wednesdays during peak weeks during the holidays, spring and summer. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day; open until 1:00 p.m. Christmas Eve. Open New Year’s Eve. Please check the Museum website to confirm hours of operation.
For more information or to support The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, visit their website at www.childrensmuseumatlanta.org or call 404.659.KIDS .