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Host Museum Tour Schedule

The Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit Series host museum tour schedule has been announced bringing five high-quality, interactive exhibits on Asian cultures to children’s museums in forty-five cities and twenty-nine states throughout the United States. Beginning in November 2014, the national tour will travel the five exhibits from their originating museums to forty museums throughout the United States over the next three years.

2014–2018 Host Museum Tour Schedule By Exhibit

Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China
Produced by: Boston Children’s Museum

 Date  Host Museum
 November 22, 2014–May 15, 2015  Boston Children’s Museum (MA)
 May 23, 2015–September 13, 2015  Staten Island Children’s Museum (NY)
 September 26, 2015–January 3, 2016  Boonshoft Museum of Discovery (Dayton, OH)
 January 15, 2016–May 30, 2016  DuPage Children’s Museum (Naperville, IL)
 June 18, 2016–September 5, 2016  Young at Art of Broward (Davie, FL)
 September 24, 2016–January 1, 2017  Minnesota Children’s Museum of Rochester
 May 19, 2017–September 10, 2017  Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum (Salt Lake City, UT)
 September 23, 2017–January 7, 2018  Sciencenter (Ithaca, NY)
 January 20, 2018–May 28, 2018  The Children’s Museum of La Habra (CA)
 June 5, 2018-September 14, 2018  Children's Museum of Phoenix (AZ)

 

Children's China: Celebrating Culture, Character and Confucius
Produced by: The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum

 Date  Host Museum
 February 19, 2015–September 7, 2015  The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum (MO)
 September 19, 2015–January 3, 2016  Kansas Children’s Discovery Center (Topeka)
 January 16, 2016–May 8, 2016  Bay Area Discovery Museum (Sausalito, CA)
 May 28, 2016–September 5, 2016  Hands On Children’s Museum (Olympia, WA)
 September 26, 2016–January 2, 2017  Treehouse Children’s Museum (Ogden, UT)
 January 14, 2017–April 26, 2017  Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago (IL)
 June 10, 2017–September 17, 2017  The Children’s Museum of Brownsville (TX)
 September 30, 2017–January 15, 2018  Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (FL)
January 27, 2018–May 13, 2018  Children’s Museum of Winston–Salem (NC)
May 25, 2018-August 21, 2018 Omaha Children's Museum (NE)

 

Hello from Japan!
Produced by: Children’s Museum of Manhattan

 Date  Host Museum
 January 16, 2015–May 12, 2015  Children’s Museum of Manhattan (NY)
 May 30, 2015–September 7, 2015  Children’s Museum of the Upstate (Greenville, SC)
 September 20, 2015–January 6, 2016  Mississippi Children’s Museum (Jackson)
 February 13, 2016–May 20, 2016  Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center (Honolulu)
June 18, 2016–September 18, 2016  Children’s Discovery Museum (Normal, IL)
October 1, 2016–January 2, 2017  Children’s Museum of La Crosse (WI)
 June 27, 2017–September 4, 2017  Discovery Center Museum (Rockford, IL)
September 16, 2017–January 8, 2018  Discovery Children’s Museum (Las Vegas, NV)
January 20, 2018–April 2, 2018 Glazer Children's Museum (Tampa, FL)
May 26, 2018-September 11, 2018 Please Touch Museum (Philadelphia, PA)

 

Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea
Produced by: Children’s Museum of Houston

 Date  Host Museum
 November 15, 2014–May 10, 2015  Children’s Museum of Houston (TX)
 May 26, 2015–September 7, 2015  Pretend City Children’s Museum (Irvine, CA)
 October 3, 2015–January 3, 2016  Brooklyn Children’s Museum (NY)
 January 18, 2016–May 13, 2016  Creative Discovery Museum (Chattanooga, TN)
 May 30, 2016–September 2, 2016  Port Discovery Children’s Museum (Baltimore, MD)
 September 24, 2016–January 6, 2017  Stepping Stones Museum for Children (Norwalk, CT)
 January 23, 2017–September 8, 2017  Amazement Square, The Rightmire Children’s Museum (Lynchburg, VA)
September 25, 2017–January 5, 2018  Long Island Children’s Museum (NY)
 January 23, 2018–May 3, 2018  Chicago Children’s Museum (IL)
May 18, 2018-August 9, 2018  Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia (Charleston, WV)

 

Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tet Festival
Produced by: Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

 Date  Host Museum
February 28, 2015–August 15, 2015 Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose (CA)
October 17, 2015–January 17, 2016 Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh (PA)
January 30, 2016–May 7, 2016 Miami Children’s Museum (FL)
May 21, 2016–September 11, 2016 Louisiana Children’s Museum (New Orleans)
September 24, 2016–January 2, 2017 Family Museum (Bettendorf, IA)
January 14, 2017–April 12, 2017 Exploration Place (Wichita, KS)
June 10, 2017–September 9, 2017 Providence Children’s Museum (RI)
September 20, 2017–January 14, 2018 Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine (Portland)
January 31, 2018–May 13, 2018 Portland Children’s Museum (OR)
May 16, 2018-August 23, 2018 Bowers Museum of Cultural Art/Kidseum (Santa Ana, CA)

 

All dates approximate. Please consult the individual host museum websites to confirm open dates.