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Meet the Holidays: Cinco de Mayo

May 6, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Alma Mexicana Performance – 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM

Alma Mexicana meaning Mexican Soul, is a group that presents traditional Mexican dances. Based in the Atlanta area, this group has performed for the past six years for different audiences. The group performs dances from several Mexican states like Veracruz, Chihuahua, Michoacán, Sinaloa, Yucatan among others.

Special Storytime – 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM

Marco’s Cinco de Mayo by Lisa Bullard

Special Music & Movement – 3:00 PM

Mexican Hat Dance – Join the Imaginators as they dance the Mexican hat dance and play the maracas to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

Super Spectacular Science Show – 4:00 PM

Every afternoon, Professor Labcoat shares a fascinating science demonstration with the whole museum! Join him to see what kind of fun he and his assistants have cooked up! Questions are encouraged at the end of the show.

Science Bar – open 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Science is everywhere, but it’s especially on the mezzanine at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta! Step Up to Science is our new STEM exhibit area, and it features interactive exhibits that will teach children about light, robotics, and the way their bodies work! Kids and adults can also saddle up to the Science Bar. Staffed by a STEM educator with a whole menu full of fun activities and a whole head full of knowledge, the Science Bar is where questions turn into answers!

Art Studio – open 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Musical instruments – In Mexico, people celebrate Cinco de Mayo by participating in parades, street festivals and mariachi music performances. Guests will create homemade musical instruments in the art studio.

Build It Lab – open 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Children will enjoy this supervised space where they have access to real tools and materials needed to spark creativity, nurture curious minds, and ignite the next wave of innovators. Woodworking and other popular maker skills encourage visitors to be curious, creative and innovative. Projects may include designing and constructing a sling shot car.


May 6, 2017
10:30 am - 4:30 pm


Children’s Museum of Atlanta
275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive
Atlanta, 30313
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