Mississippi Children’s Museum events!

Visiting Artist: Teresa Haygood

Saturday, February 8 & 22

11:00 am- 1:00 pm

Create Magical Bean Mosaics with MCM’s Visiting Artist, Teresa Haygood. Join us on Saturdays, February 8 and 22 with workshops at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm for an art-inspired afternoon! This program is included in general admission, museum membership and supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, with funding, in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Magic Monday

Monday, February 17

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Start your week with fun! MCM will be open for special holiday Mondays from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for extra hours of inspiration! Magic Mondays also include a special Food Lab program at 3:30 pm. General admission applies or use your museum membership for each visit!

Play. Eat. Learn. – On the Move! Motor Skills & Milestones

Saturday, February 25

5:30 pm – 7:15 pm

In this partnership between the Junior League of Jackson, the Center for Advancement of Youth, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, and the Mississippi Children’s museum you will be able to take a peek inside the mind of a child for a free family learning series geared towards parents, caretakers, and educators, and more. This free educational series is open to the community and dinner will be provided with childcare is available for ages 3 to 10. Children will be allowed to play in the museum with supervision provided by members of the Junior League of Jackson while parents attend the program.

Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday Celebration

Saturday, February 29

10:00 am-3:00 pm

Save the date for a super silly party at the Mississippi Children’s Museum! You’re invited to celebrate with us as we create Lorax mustaches, oobleck, cook green eggs and Seuss kabobs, and learn about the beloved author Dr. Seuss at our annual birthday bash! Wear your favorite Dr. Seuss inspired costume and get ready to have fun! This silly celebration is sponsored by The Barksdale Reading Institute and The Radio People.  All activities are included with $10 general admission or MCM membership.

Visiting Artist: Michele Campbell

Saturday, March 7 & 21

11:00 am- 1:00 pm

Join Visiting Artist Michele Campbell on Saturdays, March 7 & 21 with workshops from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Ignite the artist within you by creating a special painting! This program is included in general admission and museum membership, and is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, with funding, in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Nasa Day

Saturday, March 7

10:00 am-2:00 pm

Count down to a special celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo with the John C. Stennis Space Center at MCM! Bring your aspiring astronauts to NASA Day on Saturday, March 7 beginning at 10:00 am. A team from NASA will demonstrate how robots are used in space, share astronaut ice cream with visitors, offer a chance to test a virtual reality station, and try on and get your photo taken in a space suit! All activities are included in general admission and museum membership.

Magic Monday

Monday, March 9

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Start your week with fun!

MCM will be open for special holiday Mondays from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for extra hours of inspiration! Magic Mondays also include a special Food Lab program at 3:30 pm. General admission applies or use your museum membership for each visit!

Week of Wonder – Spring Break

Monday, March 9 – Friday, March 13

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join the LeFleur Museum District for Spring Break and a Week of Wonder from March 9 to March 13.  Explore all of the wonder-ful things you can see at the MS Sports Hall of Fame, MS Children’s Museum, MS Ag Museum and MS Museum of Natural Science.

Relive unforgettable moments in sports history, create unparalleled experiences with your children, explore early aviation and agriculture, and adventure through the wild side with living creatures. The District offers limitless wondrous possibilities! The first thing you’ll wonder is where in the world to begin.

WONDER-ful week of STEAM!

Science Monday – March 9: Celebrate the start of Spring Break with Marshall the Fire Truck Pup from Paw Patrol! Marshall will be at MCM for a meet and greet at MCM from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. Ride around the Red Wagon and visit the entire LeFleur Museum District (MS Sports Hall of Fame, MS Children’s Museum, MS Ag Museum and MS Museum of Natural Science) from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Tech Tuesday – March 10

Engineering Wednesday – March 11

Math Thursday – March 12: Everyone loves a friendly competition! Sign up for the beginner or advanced chess tournament at MCM.

STEAM Fair Friday – March 13

Dine at the District

March 9 to March 13!

Week of Wonder-ful Dining Deals at The District Card

Cultivation Food Hall:

Half-price Kids Meals

Fine & Dandy:

Half-price Kids Meals

Sophomore Spanish Club:

Free Kids’ Choco Taco Dessert (choco ice cream taco)