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Black History Month Programming at Children's Museum of Atlanta

Category Event Calendar

Dates and Times

  • Thu, Feb 1, 2024 - Thu, Feb 29, 2024

Location

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

Details

The Museum celebrates the impact of Black innovators and artists through its February programming. Little visionaries are called to design unique fashions, get jazzy with music from Coltrane and create collages, sculptures and planets. They can also join the Museum to hear stories about inspirational African American women and inventions that have shaped lives of people around the world.
CMA On Stage
Red Light, Green Light + “Dream Big, Little One” by Vashti Harrison + Cardboard Fashion Show + “Before John Was a Jazz Giant” by Carole Boston Weatherford
Monday – Friday: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Science Bar
Little ones are invited to learn about American hero and underground railroad conductor Harriet Tubman while making their own invisible ink.

Jane’s Innovation Station
Guests are challenged to follow in the footsteps of Michael Anderson, Yvonne Darlene Cagle, Mae C. Jemison and other incredible black astronauts by learning about stability and shock absorption to create space landers to safely deposit aliens on their home planets.
Art Studio
Budding artists will make their own collage art while learning about African American art pioneers and honing their fine motor skills and cognitive image recognition.
Building Blocks
Every day brings a new experience for little museum-goers. They are invited to learn about Edmonia Lewis, a famous sculptor, while making Play-Doh masterpieces; becoming master artists with magnets and sponges; hearing the stories of black astronauts while creating planets of their own out of yarn, and playing along with some of the Jazz greats.
Weekdays only at 10 a.m. No programming Feb. 19 - 23

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