July Special Programming:
Thursday, July 4
Guests are invited to a positively patriotic party celebrating the 4th of July at Children’s Museum of Atlanta! Visitors can follow Uncle Sam in a musical parade and create their own themed crafts. Kiddos will also have the opportunity to visit Professor Labcoat at the science bar and learn about what happens when red, white and blue are all mixed together. Little ones are also welcome to grab a seat in front of the Museum stage to master the words to some of America’s most treasured songs. Military members will also receive free admission on Independence Day to honor their service.
Mayor’s Summer Reading Club
Sunday, July 14
Families are encouraged to participate in activities that encourage reading and summertime learning. Young ones can make reading glasses in the Art Studio or dive into fascinating science books at the Science Bar. Throughout the summer, parents are also welcome to ask for fun kid-friendly book suggestions to help keep little ones’ minds engaged and alert during summer vacation.
Space Exploration Day
Saturday, July 20
Young explorers are invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of when man first walked on the moon at Children’s Museum of Atlanta! In honor of National Space Exploration Day, kiddos will have the opportunity to play “Planet Jeopardy,” participate in a planet scavenger hunt or head to the Learning Lab to build a rocket! Children are also invited to listen to story time readings of “Hidden Figures: The Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race” and “Roaring Rockets: Amazing Machines!”
National Dance Day
Saturday, July 27
Little ones are welcome to bring their dancing feet to Children’s Museum of Atlanta for a special celebration of different cultures’ rhythm and expression in honor of National Dance Day. Kids and families will have the opportunity to dance with the Prime Movers Dance Group from Callanwolde Arts Center and Través Dance with Julie Galle Baggenstoss performing Flamenco! Children will also be able to learn about different types of dance on the Museum stage and listen to stories, “Giraffes Don’t Dance,’ and “Allison Rose and Her Dancing Toes.”
Feature Exhibit: Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit
January 8-September 8, 2019
Young learners are invited to experience the first-ever museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s Peabody Award-winning television series, “Doc McStuffins.” The highly interactive English and Spanish bilingual experience transports kids and families from Doc’s backyard clinic to the Toy Hospital. There, families are invited to perform check-ups and diagnose toy patients while learning about healthy habits, compassion and nurturing care.
Building Blocks: Early Learning Programs
Tiny Club Monday
Kiddos can choose between TiNY Science Club and TiNY Artist Club to enjoy a 30-minute class designed especially for kids ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Families can also check out TiNY Builder Club, a drop-in class held from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Each program offers hands-on activities, professional instruction and the chance to learn something new!
Little visitors and guardians are invited to get messy! Messy Thursdays offer slime, finger painting and more every Thursday of the month! Let the Children’s Museum of Atlanta clean up the mess while the little ones have a blast with new activities and endless opportunities to try each and every week.
Friday Jam Session
Rock and roll into the weekend with this high energy, music-filled class guaranteed to shake out the wiggles and foster a love of music. Each week’s program offers new songs, instrument play, circle time activities and, of course, dance breaks.