Virtual Roots Series

Throughout the year, we honor the artistic and scientific contributions of different cultures that comprise the unique community of San Diego County. Discover music, food, dance, and more as we partner with local community organizations to help your little ones learn more about the world around them.

Roots: Portugal

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Join the Museum for its next virtual Roots event on Thursday, May 13 from 4:00-4:30 p.m.! Throughout the year, we honor the artistic and scientific contributions of different cultures that comprise the unique community of San Diego County. We are thrilled to celebrate Portuguese culture with a FREE virtual event filled with fun for the entire family. Tune in live on the Museum’s Facebook page to enjoy a classic Portuguese folktale performance and more cultural activities!

This virtual event will be hosted on the Museum’s Facebook page. On the day of the event, check our page for the Roots: Portugal video and give us a follow to be notified when we go live. 

*Special Bonus*

Limited-edition Roots: Portugal activity kits are available for FREE at participating San Diego Public Library branches during the month of May!* Kits include everything needed to create a symbolic animal that is special to you in honor of the Portuguese legend, “Galo de Barcelos.” Learn more about how to get a limited-edition activity kit at San Diego Public Library branches here: https://sandiego.gov/public-library/pickup-service

*Activity kits are available while supplies last.

Thank you to our community partners:
Literature Comes to Life 

Roots: Thailand

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Celebrate Thai culture with a FREE virtual event filled with fun for the entire family. Rewatch the event on the Museum’s Facebook page to enjoy cultural activities featuring a Thai cooking demonstration, a musical performance, and Muay Thai lesson!

Thank you to our community partners:
True Taste of Thai
Seven Spears Martial Arts
Supeena Insee Adler

Roots: Egypt

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Celebrate Egyptian culture with a FREE virtual event filled with fun for the entire family. Rewatch the event on the Museum’s Facebook page to enjoy a traditional dance performance, bilingual storytime in Arabic and English, and other cultural activities!

Thank you to our community partners:
Academy of Egyptian Dance
Dina Elabd
Tahini

Roots: Japan

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Celebrate Japanese culture with a FREE virtual event filled with fun for the entire family. Rewatch the event on the Museum’s Facebook page to enjoy a taiko drumming performance, sushi making demonstration, and other cultural activities!

Thank you to our community partners:
La Jolla Taiko
Mikko Sushi
Japanese Academy of San Diego

Roots Series is sponsored by:

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