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Northwest Rankin High School Students Jamie Ferreras and Juan Jimenez Named MCM October Volunteer of the Month

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Mississippi Children’s Museum Opens Holiday Exhibit, Journey to the North Pole

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Meridian Press Kit: Mississippi Children's Museum - Meridian Groundbreaking

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Press Kit: Mississippi Children's Museum - Meridian Groundbreaking

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Mississippi Children's Museum - Meridian Groundbreaking

Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian First Step Toward

Dream of Opening Museum

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Mississippi Children's Museum - Meridian Groundbreaking

Mississippi Children’s Museum Breaks Ground on Satellite Campus: Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian

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MCM Park After Dark; Two Museums, One Great Price!

Mississippi Children’s Museum and Mississippi Museum of Natural Science invite you to their spook-tacular event for one low admission price!

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MCM Annual Family Fundraiser, Discovery Night: Experiment with Us, Set for September

Discovery Night: Experiment with Us is the Mississippi Children’s Museum’s (MCM) signature family fundraising event hosted by the MCM Partners. Held to coincide with Mississippi Science Fest (MSF) which will take place September 20-21, this special evening will celebrate the fascinating world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM).

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St. Andrews Episcopal Student Nathanael Smith Named MCM April Volunteer of the Month

St. Andrews Episcopal Student Nathanael Smith has been named “Volunteer of the Month” for April at MCM!

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MCM to Present “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit” This Weekend

MCM is proud topresent “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit” beginning on Friday, May 24th with a Member’s Only Preview Party and opening to the public on Saturday, May 25th.

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"Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit" Opens at MCM!

Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) is proud to present “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit” from May 25, 2019 – September 8, 2019. This new exhibit brings to life the themes presented in the award-winning PBS Kids television series created by The Fred Rogers Company that follows the adventures of 4-year-old Daniel Tiger and his friends.

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JSU Student Armon Clark Named MCM March Volunteer of the Month

Jackson State University (JSU) senior Armon Clark was named the Mississippi Children’s Museum’s (MCM) Volunteer of the Month for March.

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Harry Potter Day at Mississippi Children’s Museum Promises to be Magical!

Join MCM as we celebrate International Harry Potter Day on Saturday, April 27 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Mississippi’s First Museum District Recognized by Southeast Travel Society

The LeFleur Museum District (LMD), Mississippi’s first of its kind, has been recognized by the Southeast Travel Society (STS) with the Shining Example Partnership Award for cooperative tourism work in 2018.

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Bunnies & Butterflies Abound at Mississippi Children’s Museum

Join the Mississippi Children’sMuseum (MCM) as we welcome spring with Bunnies & Butterflies on Saturday, April 20 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Our beautiful garden spaces will spring to life for this special weekend celebration!
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JSU Student Stacey Lanthrip Named MCM February Volunteer of the Month

Jackson State University (JSU) student Stacey Lanthrip has been named the Mississippi Children’s Museum’s (MCM) Volunteer of the Month for February.

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Molina Healthcare to Sponsor Family Literacy Program with $5,000 Gift to MCM

Molina Healthcare of Mississippi presented MCM with a $5,000 contribution to sponsor one of the museum’s most successful and longest running programs, “Planting the Seeds to Read.”
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MCM Names Local High School Students to Inaugural President’s Leadership Circle

After an impressive application process, nine high school students from across the Jackson Metro-Area have been selected for the Mississippi Children’s Museum’s inaugural President’s Leadership Circle class!

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Mississippi Children’s Museum to Host NASA Day

Celebrate Apollo’s 50thAnniversary with the Mississippi Children’s Museum at NASA Day!

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Mississippi Children’s Museum-Meridian Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday

Make plans to join the Mississippi Children’s Museum-Meridian (MCM-Meridian) on Saturday, March 2 from 9:00 a.m. – noon for Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday Celebration at The Mississippi Arts & Entertainment Experience (The MAX) in downtown Meridian!

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Siblings J.T. and Lana Evans Named MCM January Volunteers of the Month

Siblings J.T. and Lana Evans have been named “Volunteers of the Month” for January at the Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM).
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Dr. Seuss' Silly Birthday!

Make plans to visit the Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) on Saturday, March 2 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday!

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MCM Partners Celebrate During Ignite the Night: Hamptons Holiday

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, MCM Partners invite grown-ups to take over the Mississippi Children’s Museum(MCM)! Patrons will be headed seaside at MCM during Ignite the Night: Hamptons Holiday.

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Alexis Renee Heath Named MCM Volunteer of the Month for Second Time

Alexis Renee Heath has been named “Volunteer of the Month” for December at the Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM), her second time to be recognized for this honor since she began volunteering in October, 2018.

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MCM Partners Celebrate During Ignite the Night: Hamptons Holiday

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, MCM Partners invite grown-ups to take over the Mississippi Children’s Museum(MCM)! Patrons will be headed seaside at MCM during Ignite the Night: Hamptons Holiday.

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Mississippi Children’s Museum Presents Storytelling Festival

Traditions are passed down through generations with stories, songs, and activities. Bring your children to the Mississippi Children’s Museum to experience the fun of storytelling together on January 19.

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Mississippi Children’s Museum Recognized as MSBJ Top Non-Profit and Leader in Finance

Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) received two awards from Mississippi Business Journal (MBJ) this year; Top Non-Profit Award and Leaders in Finance awarded to our Director of Finance and Administration, Sarah Skelton.

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Alexis Renee Heath Named MCM Volunteer of the Month

Alexis Renee Heath has been recognized as an outstanding volunteer at Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) and has been named “Volunteer of the Month” for November.

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Mississippi Children’s Museum to Reveal Innovative New Rigamajig Play System

The Mississippi Children’s Museum will reveal its new Rigamajig play system – granted by Morgan Stanley and the national non-profit KaBOOM! – on December 4.  Participants in the Museum’s after school program will be the first to try the innovative new play set.

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Ringing in The New Year at Mississippi Children’s Museum

Little revelers can make their own outrageous party hat and ring in the new year in style during Mississippi Children’s Museum’s Noon Year’s Eve celebration on Monday, December 31.

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Dianna Parker Named MCM Volunteer of the Month

Dianna Parker has been recognized as an outstanding volunteer at Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) and has been named “Volunteer of the Month” for October.

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Mississippi Children’s Museum Opens Holiday Exhibit, Journey to the North Pole

Mississippi Children’s Museum’s (MCM) Journey to the North Pole exhibit opens November 20 to kick-off your holiday fun! Based on cherished holiday traditions, Journey to the North Pole transforms MCM’s Gertrude C. Ford Exhibition Hall into a magical winter wonderland of snowy skies, twinkling starry lights, and climb-on train cars.

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MS Science Fest Wins Festival of the Year Award!

he Mississippi Science Fest was awarded Small Festival of the Year by the Mississippi Tourism Association (MTA) during the recent Governor’s Conference on Tourism.

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Park After Dark

Mississippi Children’s Museum and Mississippi Museum of Natural Science invite you to their spook-tacular event for one low admission price!

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Mississippi Science Fest Presented by C Spire to Celebrate STEM

Mississippi Science Fest Presented by C Spire to Celebrate STEM

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First C3 Jr. coding challenge for elementary school students scheduled for Sept. 20

First C3 Jr. coding challenge for elementary school students scheduled for Sept. 20

C Spire, Mississippi Children’s Museum team up to spur more interest in IT-related jobs and careers

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Mississippi Children’s Museum Seeks Volunteers for Annual Fall Fix-Up!

Mississippi Children’s Museum seeks volunteers for Fall Fix-Up! Museum closes to be cleaned and repaired September 10-12, 2018

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Mississippi Children’s Museum Receives Funding for New Wonder of Wellness Program

$147,500 given to fund a new Wonder of Wellness program for children and families to improve health outcomes in Mississippi

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Very Eric Carle Exhibit Opens at Mississippi Children’s Museum

Very Eric Carle Exhibit Opens at Mississippi Children’s Museum on September 21

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Annual Family Fundraiser, Discovery Night: Around the Campfire, Provides an Exciting Evening for Families

Annual Family Fundraiser, Discovery Night: Around the Campfire, Provides an Exciting Evening for Families.

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State Treasurer Lynn Fitch and Mississippi Children’s Museum Partner to Celebrate 529 Day

State Treasurer Lynn Fitch and Mississippi Children’s Museum Partner to Celebrate 529 Day; A day to promote the importance of saving for college.

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Mississippi Children’s Museum receives $10,000 Monsanto Fund grant for Making Masters STEAM Program

Mississippi Children’s Museum receives $10,000 Monsanto Fund grant for Making Masters STEAM Program

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Sponsorships Make “Read to Succeed Camp” Possible at Mississippi Children’s Museum

Sponsorships Make  “Read to Succeed Camp” Possible at  Mississippi Children’s Museum. Wells Fargo sponsors “Read to Succeed” Camp for Jackson Public School students at Mississippi Children’s Museum.

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Neon Night 2018

Mississippi Children’s Museum Hosts 5th Annual Neon Night Fundraiser for Young Professionals

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MCM Partner’s Raise over $200,000 for Mississippi Children’s Museum

MCM Partner’s Raise over $200,000 for Mississippi Children’s Museum

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Mississippi Children's Museum to Participate in Blue Star Museums.

Mississippi Children’s Museum to Participate in Blue Star Museums. Mississippi Children’s Museum is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

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Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails!

Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails Visiting Exhibit Back by Popular Demand at Mississippi Children’s Museum

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Boy Scout Saturday at the Mississippi Children's Museum

Mississippi Children’s Museum welcomes Boy Scouts to earn merit badges and explore our museum galleries.

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Malcom Kemp is named MCM's "Partner of the Year"

Malcom Kemp is this year’s recipient of the Preston Myers Hays Award of Light, which recognizes an MCM Partners member each year for their service to the museum.

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Volunteer of the Month

Volunteer of the Month March 2018: Modesty Woodward

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Volunteer of the Month

Volunteer of the Month February 2018: Jazmine Harvey

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Bunnies & Butterflies

Join your friends at MCM as we welcome spring with Bunnies & Butterflies on Saturday, March 31 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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NASA Day

Launch into STEM at the Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) for NASA Day on Saturday, March 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Dr. Seuss' Silly Birthday Celebration - Meridian

Mississippi Children’s Museum-Meridian hosts Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday Celebration The Mississippi Children’s Museum-Meridian provides children an opportunity to experience characters from some of Dr. Seuss’ most-beloved books.

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Dr. Seuss' Silly Birthday Celebration

Visit the Mississippi Children’s Museum on Saturday, March 3 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday Celebration!

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Volunteer of the Month

Volunteer of the Month January 2018: Lauren Brown

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Ignite the Night: Mississippi Music

Two nights each year, MCM Partners opens the museum just for grown-ups!

One of those evenings is Ignite the Night, where adults get to have some fun of

their own while helping to fund the mission and outreach efforts of the museum.

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Volunteer of the Month

Volunteer of the Month December 2017: Lexi McNair

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Volunteer of the Month

Volunteer of the Month December 2017: Linzsey Lyle

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Journey to the North Pole

Journey to the North Pole

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Volunteer of the Month

Volunteer of the Month, November 2017: Jadarius Brown

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MCM Announces Winners of Bicentennial Arts Competition

MCM Announces Winners of Bicentennial Arts Competition

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MCM-Meridian Site Announcement

MCM-Meridian Site Announcement

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Louis LeFleur's Trading Post at Highland Village

Shoppers are in for a sweet and special treat this holiday season! On November 8th, MCM’s Louis LeFluer’s Trading Post in partnership with Jackson’s favorite down-town candy store, Sugar Ray’s Sweet Shop are collaborating to create a holiday pop up shop at Highland Village.

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Bicentennial

Mississippi Children’s Museum to Host Bicentennial Arts Competition in Partnership with Mississippi Department of Education, Office of Governor Phil Bryant and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

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MCM Hosts MCSA Chess Tournament

MCM Hosts MCSA Chess Tournament

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Discovery Night

Discovery Night is the Mississippi Children’s Museum’s (MCM) signature family fundraising event. This year, the event is held to coincide with the Mississippi Science Fest (September 22 &23). This special evening celebrates children’s literature and delves into the fascinating world of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).

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2017 ACM Great Friends to Kids Award

2017 ACM Great Friends to Kids Award to the Junior League of Jackson

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Mississippi Science Fest

The 2017 Mississippi Science Fest (MSF) presented by C Spire, launches September 22-23 in Jackson, Mississippi’s LeFleur Museum District (LMD). Leaders from all four museums of the LMD organized the event to showcase the Magnolia State’s innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) industries and organizations!

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Neon Night

Mississippi Children’s Museum will be celebrating its 4th annual Neon Night, the museum’s signature summer fundraising event

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MCM Opens Pollinator's Playground

Mississippi Children’s Museum to Celebrate the Opening of a New Pollinator’s Playground Addition to Support Native Pollinator Species and Enhance Outdoor Learning at MCM

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Junior League of Jackson

Junior League of Jackson Presents Final $600,000 of $1 Million Gift to the Mississippi Children’s Museum

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Curious George™: Let's Get Curious!

Curious George™ Exhibit Swings to the Mississippi Children’s Museum

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