Muslim Arts Festivals: Many Tunes, One Melody

Muslim Arts Festivals: Many Tunes, One Melody

In collaboration with Musical Director Dan Kurfist, the Children’s Museum unites five musicians who collaborated on the enchanting musical touchscreen app for the exhibit America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far. We welcome you to explore the cultural aspects of music and join us as we embark on a series of collaborative jam sessions in this evening performance series.

Many Tunes, One Melody
The Children’s Museum unites the magnificent musicians featured on the musical touchscreen app in our exhibit America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far. Embark on a collaborative musical jam session with Dan Kurfirst on the frame drum, Kane Mathis on the kora and Roshni Samlal on tabla.
Saturday, January 14, 2017 | 5 & 6pm | All ages | Drop-in

Many Tunes, One Melody
The Children’s Museum unites the magnificent musicians featured on the musical touchscreen app in our exhibit America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far. Embark on a collaborative musical jam session with Tom Chess on the oud and nay, Kane Mathis on the kora and Roshni Samlal on tabla.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 | 5 & 6pm | All ages | Drop-in

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Schedule of Programs

Messy With Art, 10:00am

5 & younger
Explore new textures and techniques as we use art materials in unusual ways!
 

Movement & Circle Time, 11:00am

5 & younger

Dance along, sing fun songs and read some special stories! 

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

5 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall

Kamishibai Storytelling, 12:30pm

All ages

Kamishibai is a traditional form of Japanese storytelling. Join CMOM educators for an interactive telling of traditional and modern kawaii-inspired stories.

Lovely Ladybugs, 1:00pm

5 & younger
Celebrate spring by creating a ladybug from recycled materials! How many does your ladybug have?
 

S.T.E.A.M Lab, 3:00pm

5 & younger
Watch things fizz, tinker with some toys and explore other experiments inspired by Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math!
 

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

5 & younger

Dance along, sing fun songs and read some special stories! 

Full Calendar