Tag: literacy

Music & Movement – 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM Head to the CMA stage to celebrate Black History Month through music and movement! For centuries, African Americans have contributed to the sounds and rhythms of the most popular American musical trends. Our CMA Imaginators will honor these contributions by taking guests back in time to […]

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Music & Movement – 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM Head to the CMA stage to celebrate Black History Month through music and movement! For centuries, African Americans have contributed to the sounds and rhythms of the most popular American musical trends. Our CMA Imaginators will honor these contributions by taking guests back in time to […]

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For our last little peek behind the pages of the fairy tales in our current exhibit, Once Upon a Time, we’d like to celebrate one of the best-known of them: Cinderella! The beauty with the special slipper has a very, very long lineage. Stories about her, or women very much like her, have been traced […]

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Most of the fairy tales which Americans grew up reading are of European vintage, and a healthy majority of them were compiled by the Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen, who popularized such classics as “The Little Mermaid,” “The Snow Queen,” “The Ugly Duckling,” “The Princess and the Pea,” “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” and “The Steadfast […]

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Children always surprise me when they play, and when they’re in our Once Upon a Time exhibit, they are always finding new things to do that I didn’t see coming. This past Saturday, my son, who is four, spent the better part of ten minutes hiding behind the big pretend “melon,” hollering “Hey, I’m a […]

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It’s summer, and one of the great things about summer in Atlanta is the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club. We’re happy to once again be a partner, and a host for their kickoff event. The fun starts at 10am this Saturday morning, and we’ll have readings and crafts all day long! Plus, a special reading by […]

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While many Americans, especially kids, are happy to see the end of the school year, we want to watch out for the big case of summertime blahs that can infect children. Studies have consistently shown that three things have been happening to children over the last few decades: obesity is up and literacy is down, […]

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