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2018 Dia Del Nino
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Celebrate Día del Niño

An Art-Filled Day of Fun with Storytelling, music, dance, games, and activities for kids of all ages!

The Heard Museum will celebrate Children’s Day with a community celebración and free admission to the museum for children 12 and under with up to two accompanying parents or guardians! Bring the entire family out for a day of fun, arts, storytelling, music, dance, games, and activities for kids of all ages!

Enjoy specials all day long from the Heard’s Cafe and Cantina and enjoy yummy paletas from Paletas Betty!


Art Activities

Xico, Inc. “Say Yes to the Press:” mobile printmaking station with a guest artist
Burton Barr Library: Create a lizard and dragonfly plus library card sign-up
Harmony Project Phoenix: Instrument Petting Zoo
Native Health: Miniature weaving
Heard Museum Education Staff: Loteria card decoration, beaded necklaces, flower tissue making, and ojo de dios
Consulate General of Mexico in Phoenix: Éste es mi México coloring contest
Koshio Gumi: Origami and traditional Japanese Calligraphy demonstrations

Be an Art Explorer! Turn in your completed Museum Scavenger Hunt to the Education Staff for a cool prize!


Dania Zararte: Free face painting
AZ Diamondbacks Street Team: try your hand at interactive pitching and hitting games to win prizes
Museum Yoga for Kids in the Crossroads Gallery (11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.)

Live Performances

Ballet Folklorico Itzamatul Del Valle Del Sol
12 to 12:15 p.m.

Kids Band: Overdrive
1:00 to 1:15 p.m.

Los Saguaritos
1:15 to 1:40 p.m.

Harmony Project Mariachi Group
1:45 to 2:45 p.m.

Koshio Gumi Taiko Drumming Group
3:00 to 3:30 p.m.

DJ Jackie Cruz
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Book Readings

Violet Duncan, When We Dance
12:30 p.m.

Albert Quihuis, Sofia’s Awesome Tamale Day
1:00 p.m.

David Roche, The Goat in the Rug by Charles L. Blood
2:30 p.m.

Signature Sponsor
Astorga Foundation
Sponsors Programming Partners

Event Details

Sunday, April 29
11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

Heard Museum Campus

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