Come celebrate the Spirit of Sankofa WonderWeek at the Children's Museum of Houston and dive into the African-American History and participate in our exciting activities.
Wade Smith Book Reading: Author and former Houston Texans player Wade Smith will stop by the Museum to read his book, “Smitty Hits the Books.” Event time: Sat., Feb. 11, 1 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.
Joy of Djembe: Stop by an enjoy an African drumming concert that represents culture and traditions through tribal rhythms. Event time: Sat., Feb. 11, 4 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.
Texas Diamond Dance Performance: Don't miss this exhilarating Alvin Ailey modern dance performance. Event time: Sun., Feb. 12, 2 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.
Upcycled Sculptures: Come create a sculpture from a variety of found objects and materials in the style of native Houstonian African American artist Jesse Lott at Art Academy.
Peanut Party Games: In honor of George Washington Carver's achievement explore hundreds of uses for peanuts as you play classic games using plastic peanuts at EcoStation.
Sprouting Sweet Potatoes: Observe and sketch these growing plants in tribute to George Washington Carver at EcoStation.
Sankofa-Scratch Art: Create a beautiful Sankofa symbol of a bird or stylized heart on scratch paper at Junktion.
Straw Rockets: Make your own straw rocket in honor of Mae C. Jemison, the first African American woman to travel in space at Junktion.
Gullah Quilt: Design your own Gullah style quilt using colorful scraps of fabric at Junktion.
Operation Game: Learn how you can make a simple circuit to recreate a popular hand game. Event time: Tues. Wed. and Fri., 2-6 p.m., Thurs., 2-7:30 and Sat., 12-4 p.m. atMaker Annex.
Holograms: Explore the use of concave mirrors to create 3-D images called holograms at Science Station.
Infinite Treasure: Experiment with properties of reflection at Science Station.
***Activities, events and times subject to change.
Spirit of Sankofa WonderWeek 2017/02/09 Don't miss out on our Spirit of Sankofa WonderWeek to celebrate and remember the important people and events of African-American History. http://www.cmhouston.org/event/spirit-of-sankofaIncluded with $12 General Admission