February at Imagine It!
Opening of Cyberchase™ Exhibit,
Black History Month Programming, and Chinese New Year Celebration
The Children’s Museum of Atlanta offers children unique, hands-on learning opportunities and sparks imagination through the power of play. Below is a schedule of feature exhibit information and special programming taking place at Imagine It! in February.
Cyberchase: The Chase Is On!™
February 13, 2010 – June 6, 2010
Based on Cyberchase™, the Emmy award-winning PBS KIDS GO! Math mystery cartoon, Cyberchase: The
Chase Is On! is the classic good vs. evil adventure. As the dastardly Hacker attempts to overtake Cyberspace, The CyberSquad, Matt, Inez, Jackie and Digit are determined to save Cyberspace in this out-of-this-world educational exhibit. Cyberchase is a fun, visually-rich experience, allowing children to approach math with an investigative, positive attitude.
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays at 11:00 AM & 12:00 PM; Tuesday, February 23 at 1:30 PM;
Wednesdays at 1:00 PM; Saturdays at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM; Sundays at 12:00 PM
In this 20-minute mini-musical, Alex and Morgan are trying to get home from visiting their friends in
Cyberchase, but Dr. No-Laughs has a different plan. When they step out of the travel portal, they find
themselves far from home. Dr. No-Laughs leaves them clues along the way and their friends from the
audience have to help them figure out what to do. They must use their math and science skills to find their
way home. Writer: DeWayne Morgan. Music by: Spencer Stephens. Director: Amy Morrow.
“Georgia on My Mind”
Black History Month Programming
January 25 – February 12, 2010
Children celebrate Black History Month by learning about Georgia’s famous African-Americans in the arts,
science, and sports. The Imaginators will bring to life wonderful stories celebrating black history and children
will explore music from the swinging days of Auburn Avenue in Atlanta. Children will have a chance to learn
about Georgia’s famous African-Americans as the Imaginators lead them through an interactive history lesson
with our Treasure Chest of Georgia Heroes. Visit http://www.childrensmuseumatlanta.org/visitors/calendar for
our hourly calendar of events.
Stories from Africa to America
Tuesday, February 9 at 6:00 PM
Storyteller John Doyle offers a unique mix of drumming and storytelling that the whole family can enjoy. Be
ready to be entertained and participate in the fun as the stories take you on a journey from Africa to America!
Chinese New Year Celebration for Children
Sunday, February 14 at 12:00 PM
Join the Imaginators as you learn about the ancient legend of the Chinese New Year. Children will make good
luck door hangers and enjoy a reading of “Sam and the Lucky Money” by Karen Chinn.
Purim Celebration for Kids
Sunday, February 28 at 12:00 PM
Children will celebrate the Jewish holiday, Purim, through story and dance. Snait Ben-Herut, an actress from Tel Aviv, will share a Purim story about Queen Esther from the Bible. The children will dance to traditional Purim music, sung in Hebrew, and go on a carnival-like costume parade throughout the Museum with fun
Target Free Second Tuesdays
Second Tuesday of Every Month
Now through December 2010 from 1:00 PM-7:00 PM (January 12)
Through a sponsorship by Target, admission is free for all visitors who come during these special hours. Free
tickets will be available at the Museum starting at 1:00 PM during each Target Free Second Tuesday, and the
Museum will close at 7:00 PM. The free tickets are issued on a first come first served basis as Museum
capacity permits. Once the Museum reaches capacity, tickets are only issued as capacity in the Museum
becomes available. Reservations are not accepted.
Every Sunday at 3:00 PM
Children are encouraged to delve into the world of books during Read It! This half-hour story time, sponsored by
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, is devoted to fostering literacy and encouraging young children to embrace the
magic of books. Children join a special guest or an Imaginator as a colorful, creative storyteller extraordinaire
who arrives with bookmarks and an armful of stories.
Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta is a smart place to play and a non-profit organization offering a
family-friendly space filled with interactive, educational exhibits and programming for children ages eight and
under. The Museum’s mission is to spark imagination and inspire discovery and learning for all children through
the power of play. The Museum’s four permanent learning zones consist of bright, creative, hands-on exhibits
that are designed to give children an opportunity to learn through play. Imagine It! also offers parties,
memberships, field trips, and facility rentals. Museum hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 AM-4:00 PM and
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. Admission is $12.50 plus tax for adults and children ages 2
and above; children under 2 are free.
Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30313