Juneteenth

 

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum Celebrates Juneteenth 

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

Where: 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.

For more information about DISCOVERY Children’s Museum, visit https://www.discoverykidslv.org, or follow on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

Media Contact for DISCOVERY Children’s Museum:
Jodi Gutstein

702-682-8498

jgutstein@discoverykidslv.org