Jet into June with cultural exploration at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Jet into June with cultural exploration at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Youngsters and families invited to worldly celebrations all month long

ATLANTA (May 30, 2019) – Families and travel enthusiasts are encouraged to voyage to Children’s Museum of Atlanta for a month full of exploration and cultural enrichment! In early June, guests are invited to journey to different parts of the world and experience music, food, dance and much more at United Nations of Play. Visitors can also celebrate Eid al-Fitr with crafts, music, a special story time and even a traditional “Eid Mela” carnival. Families looking to celebrate the most important man in their lives will also have the opportunity to learn about all of the different ways that cultures from around the world celebrate Father’s Day!

June Special Programming:

United Nations of Play

Saturday, June 1
On Saturday, June 1, little ones are invited to experience international cultures through art, food, music, dance and immersive country exhibitions during United Nations of Play, a family-friendly fundraising event with a worldly lineup of fun activities. Guests will have the opportunity to explore Egypt, India, France, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Senegal and beyond! Young learners will also be able to experience special talent performances, a mini tasting marketplace, an International Airport Terminal featuring interactive STEM activities and an international Petting Zoo showcasing animals from around the world.

Celebration of Eid al-Fitr
Sunday, June 9
Families are encouraged to come to the Museum and celebrate Eid al-Fitr, also called “Festival of Breaking the Fast.” Muslims around the world celebrate this holiday after a month of fasting for Ramadan. In honor of this special day, Museum guests will have the opportunity to create cool crafts, participate in music and movement activities and attend a traditional “Eid Mela” carnival, featuring games, prizes and a henna station! Participants will also have the chance to attend a special reading of It’s Ramadan Curious George and learn how to make mango lassi, a refreshing traditional Ramadan beverage.

Father’s Day Celebration
Sunday, June 16
Guests are invited to spend a fun-filled day celebrating dad. The Museum will have extraordinary activities dedicated to fathers all day long, including a station where kids can decorate a special “all about dad” poster, take a cooking class and enjoy a special performance by the Imaginators showing how Father’s Day is celebrated by different cultures from all over the world.

Building Blocks: Early Learning Programs

Tiny Club Monday

10:30 a.m.
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!

Messy Thursdays
10:30 a.m.
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.

Toddler Jam Fridays
10:30 a.m.
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.

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Alison Wentley BRAVE Public Relations
Alison Wentley BRAVE Public Relations
About Children's Museum of Atlanta

Children’s Museum of Atlanta is the only educational venue of its kind in Atlanta, presenting educational programs and exhibits designed for young children ages 0-9. The mission of Children's Museum of Atlanta is to change the world by sparking every child's imagination, sense of discovery and learning through the power of play. With six permanent learning zones consisting of bright, creative and hands-on exhibits, the Museum supports inventive play-based exploration and experiential learning focused on the whole child. Core competencies for literacy, math and science are promoted throughout all exhibits and programming in alignment with the state and national Core Performance Standards. Children’s Museum of Atlanta also offers parties, memberships, field trips, summer camp and private events. For more information or to support Children's Museum of Atlanta, visit childrensmuseumatlanta.org or call 404.659.KIDS [5437].

Museum Admission: Online ticketing only is available at this time. Phone booking is available with ample notice and will be booked via online reservation. Members must pre-book and will be able to get their $5 voucher online. Babies under 12 months and members are admitted for free. All daily programs are included in price of admission. Group rates and military discounts are available. For more information regarding ticket and membership options, visit childrensmuseumatlanta.org.

Museum Hours: The Museum will operate in 3 two-hour sessions daily with one-hour cleaning in between sessions. Hours of operation for the month of July are 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Please check the Museum website to confirm hours of operation. 


Children's Museum of Atlanta
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30313