Children’s Museum of Atlanta debuts United Nations of Play fundraiser

Children’s Museum of Atlanta debuts United Nations of Play fundraiser

Family-friendly event transports guests on an international adventure

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — ATLANTA (October 24, 2018) – Children’s Museum of Atlanta invites families to take off on a cultural exploration around the world during United Nations of Play! Jetting off on Saturday, June 1, 2019, the event serves as a culmination of the Museum’s Celebrate program series, and allows guests to explore international cultures through art, food, music, dance and immersive country exhibitions. Highlighted countries for the inaugural event will include Egypt, France, India, Japan, Mexico, Peru and Senegal.

United Nations of Play will include a worldly lineup of fun activities, such as talent performances representing various countries’ heritages, a “Buford Highway” mini-tasting and artisan marketplace, an International Airport Terminal featuring hands-on STEM activities highlighting aviation science and careers and much more. Families can also purchase access to an Early Boarding VIP Experience to enjoy smaller crowds, exclusive performances and a first look at all of the activities.

“Because Atlanta is such a diverse city, we seek opportunities to celebrate and introduce international holidays and cultures by incorporating them into our programming,” said Jane Turner, executive director of Children’s Museum of Atlanta. “Through the introduction of United Nations of Play, we hope to continue to educate families about other cultures’ values and traditions with a message of inclusivity and the importance of global citizenry, while benefiting our diverse community.”

All proceeds from United Nations of Play will support Children’s Museum of Atlanta’s early childhood educational programming and community outreach that touches the lives of more than 220,000 children and families annually. Serving the children, families and schools in Atlanta and throughout Georgia, the Museum has welcomed more than 2.7 million visitors since opening in 2003.

Under the foundation that meaningful play provides the essential foundation for life-long learning, Children’s Museum of Atlanta features hands-on exhibits designed to spark imagination and inspire discovery. By engaging children through the power of play, these exhibits introduce young learners to core educational concepts, laying the groundwork that will help children succeed in school and ultimately in the global economy.

Sponsorship opportunities are available now! Sponsor levels range from $250 - $5,000. Individual tickets, including a family four-pack with Early Boarding Access, will be available in the spring. For more information about United Nations of Play, visit childrensmuseumatlanta.org or call Lauren Baker at 404.507.7223 for information regarding sponsorships. The Museum will be closed to the public on Saturday, June 1, 2019. 

Becca Meyer BRAVE Public Relations