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The Louisiana Children’s Museum will take the play and learning outside and build a dynamic new museum in New Orleans City Park for children and families in the region and beyond, adding another major educational and visitor attraction to the city’s landscape in late 2018.
Sunday, April 23, 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
With support from The Helis Foundation, the Louisiana Children’s Museum will open its big blue doors to the community on Sunday, April 23. Enjoy complimentary admission from 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Participate in our first ever yoga workshop with Project Peaceful Warriors from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. sponsored by Aetna.
Tuesday, April 25 – Friday, April 28
Tasty Tuesday: Healthy eating and fitness: At this fun, food-themed day create your own healthy snack and work on your yoga poses!
Work Together Wednesday: Work together, build together, learn together! Explore blocks of all different sizes! Try building a block tower with others and much more!
Artsy Thursday: Think, problem solve, create! Take part in an open-ended art project where children can make choices and use their imaginations to create with their hands!
Family Friday: Celebrate your family! Read about families and create your very own family tree!
Arbor Day Celebration
Saturday, April 29, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Learn how we can take care of our environment from The Green Project and other community organizations. Learn about trees that are native to Louisiana, create your own tree using cardboard tubes and tissue paper, and a tree snack out of pretzels, and more!
Give NOLA Day
Louisiana Children’s Museum contributes to the region’s future prosperity by engaging children’s potential and making that potential visible. Through play, shared explorations, and in dialogue with adults, LCM connects children to each other, adults, their environments and communities.
We hope you’ll consider “Playing It Forward” to LCM on Give NOLA Day on Tuesday, May 2.
Latin American Heritage Week
Tuesday, May 9 – Saturday, May 13
Sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation
Join us for a weeklong celebration of Latin American culture. Celebrate this vibrant culture with themed Story Times, Toddler Times, STEM, and Health & Wellness activities. On Saturday, May 13, enjoy special performances by the New Orleans Hispano-American Dance Group and Calliope Puppets.
Fitness Fun Day
Saturday, May 20, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
How does your body work and what can you do to take care of it? Come experience a variety of fitness activities from dancing and second lining to stretching, meditation, and yoga with Project Peaceful Warriors.
The Louisiana Children’s Museum is the cool place to be this summer with camps that explore food, art, theatre and more! LCM Summer Camps are for children ages 5-8. Camp is held daily from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. with curbside drop-off from 8:45 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.
Before and After care are now only able to be purchased by the week. Before care is from 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. for $40 per week.After care is from 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. for $75 per week. Before care and after care may be purchased as a package for a discounted rate of $100 per week.
LCM Art Camps
Click here to register. (Registration for LCM Art Camps will close the Wednesday before camp begins or when camp is full.)
Come learn about and create projects based on local and regional artists! Paint with vivid watercolors like Walter Anderson, make your own George Rodrigue inspired “blue dog” and much more!
July 24-28: Drawsome!
Calling all drawing lovers! In this camp, young artists will hone their drawing skills, learn new techniques as well as use their endless imagination to create countless works of art!
July 31–August 4: Around the World!
Come learn and experience art traditions from all over the world! Make a mask inspired by the many different African Harvest festivals, fold and print your own lucky red envelope, learn traditional Japanese origami folds, experience Huichol Indian yarn art and much more!