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Hispanic Heritage Month
09.15.2019 - 10.15.2019 
Children's Museum of Phoenix - Phoenix
Family Events


The Children’s Museum of Phoenix celebrates Hispanic heritage during Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 through October 15, 2019. Programs and events planned during this time period will bring a taste of Latino activities and culture to the Museum for visitors to enjoy.

Festivities during this month-long celebration include:

September 17 - September 22| 9am to 4pm

PAPEL PICADO  – This colorful Art Studio craft gives visitors the opportunity to make their own papel picado (“perforated paper”) using tissue paper and scissors.

September 14 - September 27 | Times Vary

QUESO BLANCO QUESADILLAS – Visitors are encouraged to join us in the KIDchen where we’ll make quesadillas with fresh-made tortillas and traditional Mexican cheeses.

October 2 & 3, October 14 & 15 | Times Vary

TIN ETCHING ART – Children and their adults can learn about this pre-Colombian art technique used in murals, textiles and pottery. We’ll use similar techniques to create a simple etching on tin foil on which visitors will be able to add decorative elements.

October 4 & 11 | 9:30am to 10:15am

MUSIC TOGETHER CON ESPAÑOL DEMO – For babies through age five (along with the grown-ups who love them) Music Together con Español is a bilingual English/Spanish music and movement experience which is fun for families with or without Spanish speaking experience.

Sunday, October 13 | 11:30am – Noon

FIESTA MEXICANA DANCE COMPANY – Experience the beauty and joy of traditional folk dances from Mexico, Central America and South America. Fiesta Mexicana Dance company is a non-profit organization and serves as the official folkloric group for the City of Phoenix.

The above programs are FREE with paid Museum admission of $14.95 per person. Members and children under the age of 1 are free.