DECEMBER 2020: MIAMI CHILDREN’S MUSEUM CELEBRATES HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS – Experience Holiday Festivals from Around the World
December is a month filled with holidays and celebrations. Miami Children’s Museum is celebrating all month long… virtually! They have programmed a whole variety of activities through their social media channels and online Museum at Home program that are sure to bring a world of Holiday cheer that everyone can enjoy. The month-long celebration is sponsored by Capital One®.
Learn more about and join in the celebration of many different holidays and festivities happening around the world, right from your own home! The Children’s Museum will be exploring Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, St. Lucia’s Day, Pancha Ganapati, Bodhi Day, and the winter solstice celebrations of Dongzhi and Yalda Night! There will be a variety of games, crafts, sensory bins, art projects, and recipes to help you learn more about each of these celebrations. They will also have video storytelling and sing-alongs from their award-winning Theater Troupe, to enhance the holiday exploration. It’s all happening online at Miami Children’s Museum: www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
Though temporarily closed to the public, Miami Children’s Museum’s exciting “Museum at Home” online program continues to bring all the experiences of the Museum to the safety and comfort of one’s own home. Among the ways to access the program and participate are:
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Miami Children’s Museum offers bilingual and interactive exhibits, programs, classes and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. The Museum has 17 interactive galleries and houses 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 through play and enabling children to realize their highest potential. Through arts and educational programs, the Museum seeks to include and target all audiences in Miami’s changing and diverse community by being the “town center” for Miami-Dade County’s children and families.
About Miami Children’s Museum
Founded in 1983, Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning through play and enabling children to realize their highest potential. Visitors of all ages are encouraged to play, learn, imagine and create. The 56,500-square-foot facility includes 17 galleries, classrooms, a 200-seat auditorium and outdoor exhibits, including two playgrounds. The Museum offers hundreds of bilingual, interactive exhibits; programs and classes, including special needs classes; Subway restaurant; a Kid Smart educational gift shop and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. To learn more about the museum, please visit www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
Miami Children’s Museum receives both private and public funding. The Museum is sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, The Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the State of Florida; with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; and the City of Miami.