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Ghosts and Goblins and Ghouls, Oh My!

October 12th, 2012

Fall is in full swing, and October is officially here! In a season characterized by crisp cool weather, hot apple cider and pumpkins galore, October is definitely in the running as one of our absolute favorite months. October is the … Continue reading

 

Cheerful Chatter about the Letter “C”

September 26th, 2012

In honor of “C” week, we are chipper and chatting about the letter C! First on our to-do list is let your inner dance star shine! Bring your dancing shoes this Saturday, September 29 from 9:30-11:30 a.m., to MCM. Ballet Mississippi … Continue reading

 

Imagination Playground Day Coming to MCM this Saturday!

September 14th, 2012

            This Saturday, September 15th, the Mississippi Children’s Museum will be hosting Imagination Playground Day, a day entirely devoted to imaginative, unstructured play that inspires children to play their way!             Imagination Playground is a play system that fosters learning, … Continue reading

 

Curiosity has Landed on Mars!

August 9th, 2012

This Monday, NASA’s space rover, Curiosity, landed on Mars.  In celebration of this great success for NASA, the USA, and science; we built our own Mars rover during this week’s Tinker with Tuesday.  During the program, children learned some really … Continue reading

 

Allgood Attends “Digging Deep”

August 7th, 2012

CC Allgood, Arts Educator for the Mississippi Children Museum, recently attended a continuing education workshop entitled “Digging Deep: Exploring Science and Language Arts through Visual Arts” with our friends at the Mississippi Museum of Art. “Digging Deep,” which centered around … Continue reading

 

MCM Hosts “Go Healthy Challenge” Sponsored by the American Heart Association

August 6th, 2012

On Saturday, August 4, 2012, the Mississippi Children’s Museum hosted the 2012 Go Healthy Challenge, sponsored by the American Heart Association. The completely free event encouraged participants to engage in fun activities centered on living a healthy, active life. The … Continue reading

 

Back to School with MCM

July 26th, 2012

It’s almost time to go back to school! With most Mississippi schools heading back during the first few weeks of August, we’re just days away from big yellow school buses, homework, and new teachers. The start of a new school … Continue reading

 

Art Intern Shares Screenprinting Skills with Visitors

July 24th, 2012

          Art intern Marisa led the art department in a screenprinting workshop that allowed children and their parents to make colorful and unique designs to take home with them. Screenprinting, which uses stencils to transfer an image to paper, fabric, or … Continue reading

 

Support Our Supply Drive

August 17th, 2011

Out shopping for last minute back to school items? You can help support the Mississippi’s Children’s Museum art program by picking up a few extra supplies. Continue reading