JUN 08 – Summer Games Exhibit

It is the season of the Summer Games and Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) is getting ready to debut an exciting competition of its own.  It’s the return of MiChiMu’s Summer Games exhibit!  Created entirely by MCM’s educational staff, the newest exhibit is an interactive wonderland of athletic competition and cultural diversity. The Opening Ceremonies of the exhibit, complete with a torch relay, will be held on Saturday, June 4th from 11 AM to 6 PM and will be inspired by the upcoming games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This memorable day will include obstacle courses, medal making, straw javelin throwing and much more!

MiChiMu’s Summer Games offers multiple innovative and interactive components that focus on teamwork, fitness and healthy lifestyles while spotlighting different nations from around the world. The exhibit will feature fun interactive components such as; Traditional Torches, where visitors can light the torch flame and try to keep the flame going, Fantastic Gymnastic will encourage children to test their skills on a balance beam or dance away in the fun filled gymnastic area as well as learning about the different sports like swimming, cycling, running and the high jump. Badminton, basketball, table tennis, and golf will also be featured.

Enjoy the Summer Games with the whole family at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island in Miami Saturday, June 4th through Sunday, September 4th, 2016.  Entrance to the exhibit is included with regular Museum admission, which is $20 for adults and children, $15 for Florida Residents, free for children under 1 year and admission for MCM Members is complimentary.  For more information, please contact the Museum at 305.373.KIDS (5437) or visit www.miamichildrensmuseum.org. Please note this is not an official Rio 2016 event.

The Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) offers bilingual and interactive exhibits; programs and classes and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. They have 14 interactive galleries as well as housing many exciting and fun traveling exhibits. Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning and enabling children to realize their highest potential. Through arts and educational programs, MCM seeks to include and target all audiences in Miami’s changing and diverse community by becoming the “town center” for Miami-Dade County’s children and families.