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Planting the Seeds to Read – Week Two

October 31st, 2012

At MCM, we see so many visitors sometimes it’s difficult to get to know families and build friendships with them. One of our favorite things about the family literacy program […]


Planting the Seeds to Read – Week One

October 19th, 2012

The program began with a big “Ole!!” thanks to Jaco’s Taco’s who donated the dinner for the evening. Families were treated to a chicken fajita bar with healthy fixings, rice, […]


Pumpkin Painting at MCM

October 17th, 2012

This weekend at MCM we celebrated the season with PUMPKIN painting!!! Thanks to Nichols-Boyd Pumpkin Patch, who donated pumpkins to us, over 50 of our visitors got the opportunity to […]


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 […]


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 […]


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! […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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.