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CMSM Cultivates Agricultural Awareness with Ag Education Day this June

MEDIA CONTACT Jaci Sprague, Vice President of Development 651-208-4613 Jaci.Sprague@cmsouthernmn.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2024 Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Cultivates Agricultural Awareness with Ag Education Day this June Mankato, MN – Join the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota on June 1 for Ag Education Day. Ag is so relevant in our region, but many

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CMSM and Xcel Energy Foundation Partner to Provide Scholarships to Curiosity Camps

MEDIA CONTACT Kim Kleven, Vice President of Play & Learning 507.420.1866 kim.kleven@cmsouthernmn.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2024 The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota and Xcel Energy Foundation Partner to Provide Scholarships to Curiosity Camps   Mankato, MN – The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota (CMSM) is delighted to announce the availability of scholarships

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Call to Artists – CMSM Needs Guest Artists for our Playing With Art Series.

Media Contact Rachel Gemlo, Director of Programming 507.344.9101 rachel.Gemlo@cmsouthernmn.org Call to Artists – Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Needs Guest Artists for our Playing With Art Series. The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota is thrilled to unveil a dynamic, multi-faceted project aimed at igniting the imaginations of young artists in our region. The Museum will

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The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Awe-inspiring $5.5M Economic Impact.

MEDIA CONTACT: Louise Dickmeyer, CEO 507.382.7756 Louise.dickmeyer@cmsouthernmn.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2024 The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Awe-inspiring $5.5M Economic Impact. Mankato, MN – The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota (CMSM) announced the findings of a recently completed economic impact report emphasizing its role in strengthening the local and regional economy. Based on its

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CMSM Introduces Curiosity Camp: Early Out Camp and More.

Media Contact Kim Kleven, VP of Play and Learning 507.344.9102 Kim.kleven@cmsouthernmn.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2024 Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Introduces Curiosity Camp: Early Out Camp. The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota is thrilled to announce the launch of its latest initiative, Curiosity Camps: the Early Out Camp is designed to transform shorter

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Grand Opening of Loose Parts Play Hub, Presented by Amcor

MEDIA CONTACT: Rachel Gemlo, Director of Programming 507.344.9101 Rachel.Gemlo@cmsouthernmn.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2023 Grand Opening of Loose Parts Play Hub, Presented by Amcor MANKATO, MN – The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota is thrilled to announce the grand opening of the Loose Parts Play Hub (LPPH), presented by Amcor. On Thursday, Nov. 9

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CMSM Announces New Exhibit, Taylor Farm, Opening September 2023. Proudly Funded by the Glen A. Taylor Foundation

Louise Dickmeyer, CEO 507.382.7756 louise.dickmeyer@cmsouthernmn.org The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Announces New Exhibit, Taylor Farm, Opening September 2023. Proudly Funded by the Glen A. Taylor Foundation   The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota is excited for the grand opening of Taylor Farm on September 21, 2023, an engaging and educational experience that combines modern

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Sandbox in the Dotson Back 40 at the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota in Mankato
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Warm Weather Sensory Activities

Sensory play is beneficial to children all year, and in the cold months of winter, making messes indoors feels worth it on some of the longer days. But summer provides the perfect opportunity to engage in sensory play with children, because you can take the messes outside! Sensory play not only captivates their imagination but

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Painting is a good messy play activity for kids to do indoors
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CMSM Witnesses Significant Increase in Access Memberships for Gateway to Play Program

Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Witnesses Significant Increase in Access Memberships for Gateway to Play Program Mankato, MN – July 10, 2023– The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota is steadfast in its commitment to providing every child with the opportunity to experience the joy of learning through the power of play. With the invaluable support

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CMSM attends the Association of Children’s Museum Interactivity Conference

Bourbon Street & Beignets! The Association of Children’s Museum Interactivity Conference: Leveraging Our Voice, hosted by Louisiana Children’s Museum in New Orleans was held this past April. Participating with over 700 other professionals from around the world who work in the field were Heather Ungerer, Vice President of Operations and Kim Kleven, Vice President of

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CMSM Partners with Feeding Our Communities Partners

MANKATO, MN – The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota is pleased to partner with Feeding Our Communities Partners (FOCP) for a second year through its Summer Pack Food Program. The Museum is providing a One-Day Family Free Pass for each of the 1,000 summer food packages distributed in June to area youth. FOCP’s Summer Pack

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