Louisiana Children's Museum

Katrina Voices

Katrina Voices, with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, is a storytelling project and exhibit featuring the voices of New Orleans’ youngest citizens — 24 children who were ages 4-11 on August 29, 2005. Now ages 14 – 21, their individual stories portray journeys of personal growth, love and resilience.

Hear the Voices of Katrina here.

August is Financial Literacy Month

Financial Literacy skills are critical to developing a strong community and workforce. Thanks to Regions Bank, look for special LCM programs and activities that teach basic money skills throughout August!

 

 

 

FREE LCM Family Play Days – August 29 & 30

Make playful memories and explore the LCM with family and friends as we commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and celebrate the promise of a bright future for New Orleans.

Free admission on August 29 and 30 is possible thanks to the support of the Diana Helis and Adrienne Helis Malvin Art Funds of The Helis Foundation and The Step Into SchoolEdward Wisner Fund.

Join us:

Saturday, August 29, 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 30, 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katrina Voices: New Orleans’ Youngest Citizens Share their Journeys of Personal Growth, Love and Resilience 10 Years Following Hurricane Katrina

Katrina Voices is a project of the Louisiana Children’s Museum, supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Katrina Voices shares the reflections of 24 children from Orleans, St. Bernard and Jefferson Parishes who were ages 4-11 on August 29, 2005. Their individual stories portray journeys of personal growth, love and resilience ten years following Hurricane Katrina. For more information click HERE.

 

LCM Receives Nation’s Highest Museum Honor, The National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The Louisiana Children’s Museum has been awardedLouisiana_DSC0376-3 (2) the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Services– the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries. For the Louisiana Children’s Museum, this honor recognizes the memorable and often life-changing opportunities we offer children and families through our community programs such as Play Power, Word Play, Literacy Pathways, Family Camp, Family Fest, Sensory Friendly Family Learning and others. These programs focus on early childhood development, resiliency building, family literacy, parenting and other critical life skills. To read more about this prestigious honor, click here.

 

 

 

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