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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Children's Museum of Atlanta

Category Event Calendar

Dates and Times

  • Thu, May 2, 2024 - Thu, May 30, 2024


Children's Museum of Atlanta
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW


The Museum continues to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by showcasing the work of social work researcher Dr. Michael Spencer, artist Mulyana and architect Fazlur Rahman Khan. Creating beautiful Mogus octopi in the Art Studio and bath bombs at the Science Bar, children have the chance to explore innovations made by prominent individuals of Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage. ​ The Skyscraper Challenge at Jane’s Innovation Station, ideal for children ages 1 to 5, gives kids a hands-on opportunity with structural engineering, cause and effect and more!

CMA On Stage

​Storytime: Mad-Libs: “Three Little Pigs”
​Sunday – Saturday: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Storytime: “Fly, Girl, Fly!: Shaesta Waiz Soars Around the World” by Nancy Roe Pimm
​Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
​Saturday - Sunday: 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Storytime: “Little Red Riding Hood and the Dragon” by Ying Chang Compestine
​Monday – Friday: Noon
​Saturday - Sunday: Noon and 2 p.m.

Science Bar
​Children will learn about Dr. Michael Spencer, a social work researcher and will learn about chemical reactions while creating bath bombs.

Art Studio
​Little artists can learn about Indonesian artist Mulyana and make their own Mogus – the octopus-like creatures that populate Mulyana’s crocheted coral reefs!

Jane’s Innovation Station
​Inspired by Bangladeshi-American engineer Fazlur Rahman Khan, this Skyscraper Challenge activity promotes problem-solving, creativity and experimentation.

Building Blocks

Artsy Mondays
​May 6, 13 and 20
​The Museum celebrates West Asian culture by making Ebru Art by combining paint and shaving cream to create a marble masterpiece in this homage to a special Turkish art form.

Tinkerin’ Tuesdays
​May 7, 14 and 21
​Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to build floating cities using foam blocks that float on water!

Messy Thursdays
​May 2, 9 16 and 23
​Young children will match animals with the correct habitat in this fun, sensory play activity.

Jammin’ Fridays
​May 3, 10, 17 and 24
​Kids can travel the globe as they shake their “instruments” with seeds from plants all over the world!

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