CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Super Bowl Sunday!
Sunday, February 1st (10:00 am – 6:00 pm)
Come to MCM before the Super Bowl kickoff to run practice drills, learn football cheers, and get your face painted with your team colors! Join our cooking session for tips on making your tailgating snacks yummy and healthy.
Pirate Island Opening
Saturday, February 7th (10:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Ahoy there, mateys! Join us at MCM for the grand opening of our Pirate Island Exhibit. Create your own swords and eye patches, look for treasure, and walk the plank if you dare! Meet our very own pirates, and enjoy an original Pirate performance that will be work of “arrrrt”.
Saturday, February 14th (9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Yoga, art, music and other great sensory experiences await you and your child in this special event set aside for children with sensory processing disorders and their families. Lights and sounds will be dimmed to create a comfortable environment for children to explore. Pre-registration is required. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (305) 373-5437 ext. 126. MCM opens to the public at 11:00 am.
Saturday, February 14th (11:00 am – 6:00 pm)
Love is in the air! Join us for a day filled with lovely arts and crafts. Make your own Valentine card, design a tissue-paper flower, and decorate delicious cookies. Be our valentine and receive a flower!
Mardi Gras Celebration
Tuesday, February 17th (2:00 pm to 6:00 pm)
Join in the Mardi Gras celebrations! Create a silly joker’s hat, and bedazzle a fancy mask. Get rowdy at our dance party, and design some beaded necklaces.
Target Free Third Friday
Friday, February 21st (3:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Thanks to the generosity of Target Corporation, visitors can roam the Museum free of charge, every third Friday of each month, from 3 pm to 9 pm. Due to the number of visitors on Target Free Third Fridays, we suggest leaving strollers at home or in the car. Thank you.
Black Heritage Celebrations Day!
Saturday, February 22nd (10:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Join us as we celebrate Black Heritage! Be a part of our delicious cooking session with grandma's recipes. Enjoy and learn a traditional African dance. Enjoy a Jazz musical session, and create colorful and vibrant arts and crafts.
Mini Monday Mornings
Every Monday, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Join us for a special time with the littlest members of your family. Mini Monday Mornings are designed for children under three years old to have a quiet time to explore the Museum and enjoy programs made just for them. We will engage all of their senses with painting, sand play, story times, and a puppet show. There will be no school group visits on these mornings.
MEET OUR STUDIO ARTISTS
Art Studio Open Daily
11:00 am to 4:30 pm
(Fridays opens at 12:00 pm)
Teaching artists Daniela and Joan inspire imagination and creativity with one-of-a-kind, hands-on art projects. These art activities are fun for all ages and demonstrate different ways of creating art using color, lines, shapes and patterns.
MEET OUR MCM PLAYERS
Create, imagine, and explore with our theatrical troupe, the MCM Players. Join Peter, Dream, Shira, Bree-Anna, and Dina every Saturday this month for spectacular holiday shows. Keep your eyes peeled on weekdays for fun stories told through remarkable readings, puppet shows, and stage performances. Enjoy dance parties and sing-alongs with this talented group. You’ll laugh, dance, and shout with us.
10:30 am - Sand Castle
We will bring out our sand box full of kinetic sand! Children can mold and sculpt and build their own creations, even a sandy “snowman”!
Meet the Artists
11:00 am to 5:00 pm - Art Studio (Opens at 12:00 pm on Fridays)
Join us for daily art making activities for families of all ages. In the Art Studio this January are hands-on activities to build fine motor skills and art projects exploring different materials and colors.
11:30 am (weekdays) | 3:30 pm (weekends) Kidscape Village
Move and groove with our best dancers.
12:30pm - Teddy Bear Gallery
Enjoy some of your favorite stories read by our talented storytellers.
Meet the Athletes
1:30 pm - Teddy Bear Classroom (weekends: Auditorium)
Practice your athletic abilities, and compare yourselves to some of these greats.
2:30 pm - (Tues & Thurs: Cruise Ship Theatre, Sat & Sun: Auditorium)
Watch your favorite children's stories come to life by our MCM players.
Meet the Inventors
3:00 pm - Kidscape Village
Learn about the inventors that changed our lives, and create your own invention with these out-of-the-box supplies.
Meet the Musicians
4:30 pm - Teddy Bear Classroom
Learn about great artists that changed the face of music, and make music of your own.
MCM in the Community: Here is a list of upcoming events that Miami Children’s Museum will be participating in:
• Saturday, February 28th: Books and Books, Coral Gables
For questions or more information, contact 305.373.KIDS (5437) ext. 100 or ext. 145