Juneteenth Celebration at Children's Museum Houston

June 7, 2022


Black Panther Visits the Museum!

Saturday, June 18, beginning at 10 a.m.

Sponsored by CCPPI

Juneteenth celebrates the day enslaved African Americans in Texas were told they were free.  On June 19, 1865, Union general Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and proclaimed freedom from slavery in the state.   Children’s Museum Houston is proud to celebrate and honor this historic day with drumming, storytelling, dramatization, interactive activities and so much more!  Can your mind come out to play?™



Black Panther:  Make a royal encounter with T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, himself! 

Event Time:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Kids’ Hall Alcove.


Author Jatrean Sanders: Sparks meaningful conversations about diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion with her book, “Today Was Not the Same.”

Event Time:  Noon and 1 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.


Harriet Tubman Dramatization:  Learn about the life and leadership of Harriet Tubman with “Git On Board! The Life of Harriet Tubman” presented by Young Audiences of Houston.

Event Time:  2p.m. in Brown Auditorium.


Joy of Djembe Drumming:  Immerse yourself in rhythm and passion with the heart pounding beats of this interactive musical performance.  

Event Time:  3 and 4 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.