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OCTOBER 8, 2023 | 10 AM - 4 PM

Visit KID Museum on Sunday, October 8 and join us to honor and celebrate the impact of Hispanic and Latinx #HistoryMakers and communities on STEM, arts, innovation, and creativity. We’re coming together for an engaging celebration featuring local makers, special hands-on activities at, music, and more.

Plus, throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, we’ll be celebrating legendary Latinx changemakers across our social channels and with DIY activities for the whole family.


Event Details

Special Activities

10 AM - 4 PM

Discover a world of making, creativity, and cultural exploration with the activities thoughtfully crafted by our educators. Activities include takeovers of our Cardboard and Textile studios with Rhythmic Cardboard Creations and a Cultural Button Collage.

Can’t make it on October 8? These activities will be available throughout Hispanic Heritage Month at KID Museum.

Meet a Maker: Isha Renta

11 AM - 1 PM

Weather a storm of fun with NOAA Meteorologist Isha Renta! She knew her forecast future since she was eight and launches weather balloons, checks data, and helps predict what weather might be coming our way.

Learn about the tools she uses like the anemometer and even make your own to see how much wind it can handle.

Meet a Maker: Dr. Margaret Dominguez


Get ready to be amazed by the wonders of space with Dr. Margaret Dominguez, an optical engineer who was born in Mexico and now works with NASA Goddard in Maryland.

She loves creating and working on telescopes that help everyone discover more about the universe. Join her and try on special diffraction glasses and see awesome optical tricks, learning more about optical engineering and how it helps us understand the mysteries of space.

Dutidú's Cultural Adventure: Puzzle & Memory Game

10 AM - 4 PM

Join us for a cultural adventure with Dutidú makers and creators who celebrate Latinx cultures through original games and activities. Piece together a puzzle uncovering the unique customs and traditions that make each culture so special, and test your memory skills with a game that highlights Latin American attire.

Take the fun home with you! The games will be available for sale so you can continue exploring the magic of Latinx cultures wherever you go.

Piñatas by Susi: Engineering Piñatas!


Piñatas are the life of the party in Latin American countries and the U.S.

These treasures are handmade and filled with candy, bringing happiness, joy, and celebration. They don’t last forever – but that’s what makes them fun! Meet Susi, the pro piñata maker, and learn the craft to engineering these unique objects.

Bomba with Isha: Bilingual Book & Rhythmic Moves

2 - 4 PM

Isha Renta López is not just a meteorologist but also a Bomba instructor and author.

Join her for a read-aloud of her new bilingual book about Bomba, Puerto Rican music, and dance – where songs become stories.. Learn Bomba concepts, try new instruments, and get ready to transform into an instrument by learning movements that communicate with drums.

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Celebrate all month long

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 – October 15 by visiting KID Museum or checking out DIY activities over at our digital Maker Playground.


The newest contributor to KID Museum’s visiting artist program, Yehimi Cambrón, will be unveiling her artwork, “Entre Nuestras Alas / Among Our Wings,” on September 10. The piece will be on display throughout Hispanic Heritage Month.



Celebrate the month at home with DIY activities from our digital Maker Playground. These projects are inspired by Hispanic and Latinx changemakers and designed to spark curiosity in every maker.


Access for Every Maker

KID Museum is dedicated to expanding access to STEM and maker learning opportunities for all by providing free and reduced-cost opportunities to participate in our programming.