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Families can visit magical realms and participate in cultural activities from around the world!


Calling all sci-fi lovers and cultural enthusiasts! Children’s Museum of Atlanta is taking families on a journey overflowing with imagination and wonder throughout September! Kids can explore the fantastic world of science-fiction at TinyCon, observe the enchanting performances of Decatur City Dance, celebrate the Jewish harvest holiday Sukkot and more! Doesn’t matter if your seeking adventure or escape to other fantastic lands, children of all ages can discover interactive and creative activities throughout the month!


September Events


September Events Special Programming

Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2 
Families are invited to a two-day celebration filled with fantasy, science fiction, comics, gaming, technology and more! Kids of all ages can create their own cartoon characters, embark on a Descendants scavenger hunt, mix Hogwarts portions, blend peach smoothies with Princess Peach, race around the Museum with the Mario Brothers and participate in several other fantastic activities. Costumes are encouraged!

  • TinyCON® Convention Badge Decoration Station
    11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Harry Potter Science Activities  
    11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Hogwarts Potions Demonstrations
    11:30 a.m. (demonstrations every hour)
  • Descendants Scavenger Hunt 
    11 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
  • Jedi training
    11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Mario’s Mad Libs
    noon and 3 p.m.
  • Mario Kart Track – Building and Races
    10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Costume Parade
    1 p.m. & 4 p.m.
  • Sunday only: Special character appearances by CosPlay Volunteers of Atlanta
    After 12 p.m.

Workshops and Classes – Limited Space Available

  • Shield Marking: Art Studio
    11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.*
  • Android Repair Shop: Build It Lab
    11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.*
    *Last class at 4 p.m.
  • Light Saber Making: Discovery Classroom
    11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Cartooning Workshop: Exploration Classroom
    11:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
  • Princess Peach’s Peach Smoothie Cooking Class: Exploration Classroom
    12:30 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.


September Events



September Events Special Performance: Decatur City Dance

Saturday, September 8
Little ones can bid farewell to The Amazing Castle with a magical performance by special guests from Decatur City Dance. To celebrate the themes from the exhibit young dancers will perform excerpts from “Pas De Quatre” and Fairy Variations from The Sleeping Beauty. Children can take part in the magic as dancers lead a demonstration and ballet lesson.

  • Performance by Decatur City Dance
    11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Storytime
    noon and 2 p.m.
  • Super Spectacular Science Show
     4 p.m.
  • Science Bar
    10 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
  • Art Studio
    11 a.m. –4:30 p.m.*
  • Build It Lab
    11 a.m. –4:30 p.m.*
    *Classes every half hour; sign up for classes at studio doors



September Events


September Events Celebrate Sukkot!

Sunday, September 23
Kids are invited to learn all about the Jewish harvest holiday Sukkot with Michael Levine of The Learning Groove as he shares traditional Sukkot stories as well as songs – and perhaps, a few “Pete the Cat” tunes – that will get the whole family moving and grooving. Little ones can also celebrate the holiday by building sukkahs and exploring the works of notable Jewish artists.

  • Performances by Michael Levine
    11 a.m. and noon
  • Sukkot Storytime
    1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Super Spectacular Science Show
    4 p.m.
  • Eat a Georgia Rainbow
    3 p.m.
  • Science Bar 
    10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Art Studio Class
    11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.*
  • Build it Lab 
    11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.**
    *Last class at 2 p.m.

    **Last class at 4 p.m.

September Events Around the World with Words

September 10 – 21
Buckle up! 
Families can join Phineas Figg as he travels to Asia, The Americas, Africa, and Europe – in just 20 minutes! Throughout the journey, kids can tinker with global inventions at the Science Bar, discover map making in the Art Studio and much more! For more information about Around the World with Words daily programs, visit childrensmuseumatlanta.org/calendar.


September Events



September Events Feature Exhibit: The Amazing Castle

Through September 9
Amazing Castle
 transports families to a magical place in time where little ones can explore a happy, peaceful community where every citizen has a particular job to complete. Featuring eight themed areas, kids can don costumes and engage in role play, prepare royal meals, entertain guests in the Royal Puppet Theatre and more! Throughout the exhibit, children experience the interconnectedness of individuals as they interact with friends, family, and new acquaintances.

The Amazing Castle was created by the Minnesota Children’s Museum. Local sponsorship is provided by Fulton County Board of Commissioners and the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs.


September Events



September Events Feature Exhibit: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit

September 22-January 6
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit
 allows children to enter the world of Daniel Tiger and friends to explore the Neighborhood. Through immersive experiences, visitors collaborate to solve problems, use their imaginations to transform their surroundings and play along with Daniel’s singable strategies as they learn life’s little lessons. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, created by Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh in partnership with The Fred Rogers Company, brings to life the themes presented in the PBS series such as community, communication, and emotions, which enables young children to understand their feelings and those of their neighbors.

For more information about The Amazing Castle or Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit daily programs, visit childrensmuseumatlanta.org/calendar.



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