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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo: A Cultural Exploration

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Every year on the 5th of May, Cinco de Mayo, Mexicans and Mexican-Americans commemorate the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory against France at the Battle of Puebla. In the United States, Cinco de Mayo is a special day to celebrate Mexican culture and heritage.

Join Children’s Museum of Atlanta in our own celebration of Cinco de Mayo, complete with themed storytimes on the CMA stage, pinata making in the Art Studio, and creating Mexican Mariachi guitars in the Build It Lab. When planning your visit, don’t miss out on the dazzling talents of our special guest, Alma Mexicana who will teach all visitors about the beauty and tradition of Mexican culture and Cinco de Mayo through dance and native costume!

About Alma MexicanaAlma Mexicana Danza Folklorica is an Atlanta-based dance group that teaches about Mexican culture and heritage through traditional Mexican dances.

Programs happening at CMA On-Stage
Alma Mexicana Performance – 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM
Cinco de Mayo Storytime – 12:15 PM and 2:00 PM 
Cinco de Mayo Musical Parade – 3:00 PM
Super Spectacular Science Show – 4:00 PM
 
Science interactive experiences available all day! 
Science Bar – open 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM
 
Classes scheduled every half hour. Sign up for available class times at studio doors!*
Art Studio – open 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Build It Lab – open 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
*Last class at 3:30 PM

Details

Date:
May 5
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Children’s Museum of Atlanta
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr GA 30313 United States + Google Map

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