The 2019 Family Health Festival held on Saturday, September 28th at the Michelle Obama Library was a huge success. Over 300 children and their families were in attendance. Others in attendance include our wonderful sponsors, staff, guests, and volunteers whom made up the 30 various health and wellness booths. This event would not happen without their generous support. Local health and wellness providers and specialists provided health awareness in an effort to motivate attendees to make positive health behavioral changes. Festival entertainment included performances from the Bancroft Middle School Cheer squad and J.D. Dance Company and the guest Mistress of Ceremony for the event was the reigning Miss. Teen Carson Erica Guico. There were also activities for infants, toddlers, and families with special needs and autism. The festival concluded with a special visit from the museum mascot, “Hearty Marty.”
Date: November 4, 2019
MAY is our Annual Museum Donation Month and your contribution is vital to bringing literacy and health through the power of art into the lives of thousands of children, youth, and families throughout Long Beach and its surrounding communities. Every contribution, regardless of the amount, supports and provides literacy, arts and health education and activities for thousands of children and youth in our museum, school, and community programs. Every day throughout the Month of May on our Facebook page we will highlight an Museum Program and Outreach worthy of your generous gift.
YOUR CONTRIBUTION CREATES A BIG IMPACT!
$25: Buys art supplies
$50: Sponsors a kid for a day at a Hearty Marty camp
$100: Funds a museum special event
$250: Pays for a museum weekend art experience workshop
$500: Procures a free table at the Red Party Gala in your honor
$1000: Contributes to the home for the museum campaign fund
GO TO https://agapechildrensmuseum.org/support/donate/ AND GIVE TODAY!
MUSEUM DONATION MONTH GOAL: $5,000
Date: May 16, 2019
The 2019 Art Is Education Festival held on Saturday, April 6th at the Michelle Obama Library was a huge success with nearly 400 children and their Families in attendance including sponsors, staff, guests, and volunteers experiencing up to 20 various artistic booths. The event featured a day that celebrates and showcases the immense role arts plays in education through dance, music, theater, media arts, literature, design, and visual arts.
Festival entertainment was include performances from the Hughes Middle School’s gifted and talented Black History Club Performing Arts Group under the direction of Dr. Vickie McCloyn, the Folkloric Dance team from Jordan High School, Colin Powell Middle School Cheer, and the Native American cultural dance team performed by Red Boy Productions. Also back by popular demand was the Russian Family performing a live book puppet play. There was also activities for special needs and autistic families and for infants and toddlers. The festival concluded with a special visit from the museum mascot, “Hearty Marty”.
Date: May 3, 2019
ART IS EDUCATION FESTIVAL is the
annual, much anticipated community-wide showcase demonstrating the power of
youth learning and through the arts.
Spring, during National Arts Education Month, Agape Children’s Museum along
with local schools, school districts, libraries and community arts
organizations plan to mount exhibitions, performances and public events, where
children and their families have opportunities to share the process through
which they have learned new skills, solved problems, taken risks, and persisted
through obstacles, in order to bring form to their ideas expressed in works of
Festival will host up to 20 Artistic Booths for ages 1-99 and will have musical
guests representing multiple cultures such as Mexican-American,
Russian-American, Polynesian –American and African-American just to name a few.
There will be art activities for Special needs and autistic families. Please
bring the entire family to this annual free event
Come Celebrate with Agape on Saturday, April 6,
Michelle Obama Library
5870 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA
11:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Date: February 23, 2019
There are several
seasonal art associated with winter, spring, summer and fall. Throughout the
year Agape hosts seasonal Family Events that highlights various seasonal
colors. From winter red to fall orange children and their families are
empowered to have fun learning about the heart and spirit of various seasonal
colors, cultures and their traditions
Museum will be conducting their Annual “Colors of the Season” Winter Art
Experience at three local Long Beach WRAP after-School locations on the
Thursday, January 24, 2019, @ 4 p.m. – 5: 30 p.m. Edison Elementary WRAP ONLY
Thursday, February 7,
2019, @ 4 p.m. – 5: 30 p.m. Grant Elementary WRAP ONLY
28, 2019, @ 4 p.m. – 5: 30 p.m. Garfield Elementary WRAP ONLY
Thursday, March 14, 2019, @ 4 p.m. – 5: 30 p.m. Elizabeth Hudson K-8 School WRAP ONLY
Date: January 16, 2019
LONG BEACH December 4, 2018 — Agape Children’s
Museum has been selected for the 2018 Best of Long Beach Award in the Museum
category by the Long Beach Award Program.
Each year, the Long Beach Award Program identifies
companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their
local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance
the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our
community. These exceptional companies help make the Long Beach area a great
place to live, work and play.
Various sources of information were gathered and
analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2018 Long Beach Award
Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the
information gathered both internally by the Long Beach Award Program and data
provided by third parties.
About Long Beach Award Program
The Long Beach Award Program is an annual awards
program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses
throughout the Long Beach area. Recognition is given to those companies that
have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to
generate competitive advantages and long-term value.
The Long Beach Award Program was established to
recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works
exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations
and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to
recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.
SOURCE: Long Beach Award Program
Long Beach Award Program
Date: January 10, 2019
September’s Family Health Festival hosted by the Michelle Obama Library was a tremendous success with 21 Health and wellness vendors and professionals sharing their products and services. We also want to thank our student volunteers from Long Beach Jordan and Mayfair High Schools as well a special vocalist Otara Faleanoa, 5th grader from Colin Powell Elementary. Thank you to all who supported this awesome event. The event drew nearly 200 Children and their families from the greater Long Beach area and its surrounding communities
Date: January 8, 2019
During the November Harvest Season, Agape Children’s Museum’s CARES Team conducted a successful ART SHOW at Orangewood Children’s and Family Center, a 24-hour facility for children from birth to 17 years of age who have been abused, abandoned and or neglected.
Agape Children’s Museum’s AGAPE CARES Staff and volunteers also served the Mom’s and Children at the Lydia House at the Long Beach Rescue Mission with both a Holiday Art Experience and Free Pre-Holiday Brunch.
Date: December 12, 2018