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: Mexico

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Celebrate Mexican culture with FREE videos filled with fun for the entire family. View the videos on the Museum’s Facebook page and Youtube Channel to enjoy learning about the importance of water infrastructure and a lesson on astronomy!

Thank you to our community partners:
San Diego County Water Authority
Dr. Breezy Ocana Flaquer from the SDSU Department of Astronomy

Roots: Portugal

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Celebrate Portuguese culture with a FREE virtual event filled with fun for the entire family. Rewatch the event on the Museum’s Facebook page to enjoy activities featuring a classic Portuguese folktale performance, a tour of the Portuguese Historical Center, cooking demonstration, language lesson, and more!

Thank you to our community partners:
Literature Comes to Life 
Portuguese Historical Center 
Amanda da Rosa

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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