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All fundraising events benefit the educational programming and exhibits of the Louisiana Children’s Museum. Contact our Special Event Coordinator to learn about sponsorship or volunteer opportunities for individuals, students or organizations.
17th ANNUAL CHILDREN’S WORLD’S FAIR
DATE: Saturday, March 19, 2016.
Travel the World All In One Day At Children’s World’s Fair!
Embark on an exciting trek across the globe at the 18th Annual Children’s World’s Fair – Saturday, March 19 at the Louisiana Children’s Museum.
Presented by Dow, the Children’s World’s Fair is a unique, daylong journey that explores cultural diversity in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (S.T.E.M.). Travelers will delight as they enjoy lively, cultural performance and explore the games, music, literature, native attire, crafts and flavors of destinations including: Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Scotland, Senegal, Tanzania, and Vietnam.
“Children’s World’s Fair celebrates what is unique and universal to countries and cultures around the world,” said Julia Bland, LCM Chief Executive Officer. “In anticipation of Voyage to Vietnam, a traveling exhibit coming to the Museum this summer, fairgoers will learn about the culture and festivals of Vietnam along with seven other diverse countries. Since its inception, Children’s World’s Fair has introduced families to more than 100 unique countries!” added Bland.
The inter-generational journey will begin with the Early Explorers Patron Party from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Guests will get a first look at the country exhibits and young globetrotters will receive an exclusive patron party treat bag. Early Explorer packages begin at $100 for a family four-pack; individual tickets are $30.
At 12:00 p.m., all adventurers are invited to join the fun. General admission tickets are $20 per person. Advance general admission tickets for LCM members are $16 per person. All general admission tickets purchased on the day of the event are $20 per person.
Please note: The Louisiana Children’s Museum will close at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18 in preparation for the Children’s World’s Fair.
CHAIRISH THE CHILDREN AUCTION & GALA
DATE: Saturday, August 27, 2016.
Join us at the Louisiana Children’s Museum’s CHAIRish the Children auction gala!
The Louisiana Children’s Museum will open its big blue doors to adults for CHAIRish the Children auction gala, presented by Capital One Bank. Guests will enjoy being kids again in a grown-up setting. The main attraction of this festive fundraiser, and from which the event earned its name, is the grand display of one-of-a-king, hand-painted chairs created by area artists and organizations. In addition to the auctions, guests will enjoy delicious food and beverages from our 20 gourmet restaurants.
FESTIVAL OF TREES FAMILY FUN DAY
DATE: Saturday, December 3, 2016.
Get In the Holiday Spirit At Our Annual Festival of Trees!Get into the spirit of the season and explore the Museum’s whimsical display of trees decorated by local schools, artists and community partners. The day will begin with a Patron Brunch followed by Fun Day general admission featuring a special day of holiday performances, activities, crafts and more.