Pop Up Holiday Programming: Kwanzaa

December 26, 2017 all-day
Free with Admission

Pop Up Holiday Celebrations: Kwanzaa  December 26th

The party isn’t over at PTM! Unite and learn about Kwanzaa through music, art, dance, and celebration.

Creative Arts Studio My Own Mkeka Mat
10:00-3:00 PM
Centennial Classroom 1
All Ages
Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Today, weave, color, and set up your very own Mkeka Mat!


Drop-In and Draw The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM City Park
Preschool and Up
Drop in to get a closer look at the 7 principles of Kwanzaa. Then grab your oil pastels and use your Kuumba (creativity) to explore Kwanzaa symbols and themes.


Meet the Holidays Storytime: Kwanzaa
1:30PM City Park
All Ages
Snuggle up with your favorite person and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about Kwanzaa.


Maker: Kwanzaa Candles
3:00-4:00 PM Centennial Classroom
Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner
Why are there candles at Kwanza?  Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration on Kwanzaa candles and colors. Get hands on by using tools to create your own candle to take home and let your light shine!


Performance: The Seventh Principle
12:00-12:45 AM and 2:00-2:45 PM Hamilton Hall
All ages
Sing and dance with The Seventh Principle as they Share The Kwanzaa Spirit in this interactive performance that celebrates African-American values, traditions, community, and history!


Music and Movement: End of the Day Kwanzaa Dance
4:30-5:00 PM Hamilton Hall
All ages
Join us for one last musical celebration of Kwanzaa!


Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Christmas Eve: 11 am to 3 pm
New Year's Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
Thanksgiving & Christmas Day: CLOSED

Contact Information

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Click here for directions.

Phone: 215-581-3181
Email: info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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