What: DISCOVERY Children’s Museum will host a flag-raising ceremony a poetryreading by Poet Laureate for Clark County (2017-2019) Vogue
Robinson. There will be special art workshops, kids can a make replica Juneteenth Flag. The first 250 kids get in free thanks to NV Energy Foundation.
As a premier educational partner within the community, we at DISCOVERY Children’s Museum are always learning. That’s why we are proud to announce that, starting this year, our organization will be recognizing Juneteenth, celebrated annually on June 19th, as a paid holiday. It was on that day in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, that slaves were declared free under the terms of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation.
When: Saturday, June 19, 2021
10 am – 10:30 am Flag Raising Ceremony | Poetry Reading
11:00 am – Performance by Molodi
11am – 5pm – Art workshops
DISCOVERY Children’s Museum
360 Promenade Place
Las Vegas, NV 89106
About DISCOVERY Children’s Museum
Celebrating 30 years, DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is the top nonprofit interactive Museum in Southern Nevada, welcoming all children and families to explore three complete floors filled with heart-pumping, brain-boosting, curiosity-satisfying fun, adventure, and DISCOVERY. The nonprofit educational institution re-located to Symphony Park in March 2013 and serves as Las Vegas’ only children’s Museum. The three-story Museum encompassing 26,000 square feet is complete with nine exhibition galleries featuring immersive traveling exhibitions, daily programs, demonstrations and activities, and collaborative cultural programming for all occasions. DISCOVERY Children’s Museum offers children the opportunity to explore their curiosities while addressing the core educational areas of science and nature, art and culture, and early childhood development.
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