Indigenous People's Day Celebration

October 3, 2023

Children’s Museum Houston celebrates contributions of Indigenous communities with storytelling, activities, and cultural performances!

Saturday, Oct. 7, beginning at 11 a.m.

Funded in part by City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance


Indigenous People's Day is a meaningful and culturally significant celebration which honors the rich history, traditions, and contributions of Indigenous communities around the world.  Join Children’s Museum Houston as we recognize the resilience and enduring heritage of Indigenous peoples with stories, activities, and cultural performances.



Native American Stories:  Join in this oral tradition that weaves together myths, legends, and history.

Event Time:  At 11 a.m. and 1p.m. in Brown Auditorium.


Sand Art and Weaving:  Explore the intricate craftsmanship and artistic expression of Indigenous cultures.

Event Time:  At 11 a.m., noon,1 and 2 p.m. in Alexander Art Academy.


Songs and Drums: Listen to sounds imbued with deep spiritual significance.

Event Time:  At noon and 2p.m. in Kid’s Hall Alcove.



  • Native American Artifacts:  Check out items with profound spiritual significance in New Kid’s Hall.
  • Corn Grinding:  Explore this labor-intensive process connecting land to heritage in New Kid’s Hall.
  • Beaded Bracelets:  Design exquisite works of art honoring traditions in New Kid’s Hall.



Indigenous People’s Day Celebration

Oct. 7, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

***Activities, events, and times subject to change.