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Museum Stories

Above & Beyond Children's Museum Reopens March 13 After Year-Long Closure

New Partnership with Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac Offers Added Benefits to Members and Welcome Back Pass Holders for First Phase of Reopening

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New Play is Healing campaign focuses on health and wellness of youth through the power of play.

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (February 23, 2021) – Play Is Healing launches this month as a collaborative initiative of community partners to promote a mindful reset and recess for the mind, body, and spirit with a focus on play as a powerful agent.

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Sheboygan has been named "Best Small Town in Wisconsin"

In a recent article on TripSavvy, Sheboygan was named the Best Small Town in Wisconsin! We're proud to be able to serve such a wonderful community. 

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Our Executive Director Jackie Erdman gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse at what it has been like to lead the museum through the pandemic.

In the Opinion Article in the Sheboygan Press, our Executive Director Jackie Erdman gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it has been like to lead the Museum through a pandemic. 

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The Happiness Project is featured on Someplace Better!

We'd like to thank Someplace Better for featuring The Happiness Project on their website! Earlier this month, Emily Urban of Someplace Better visited the museum for an interview and captured gorgeous photos of the whale mural. Check out the article here.

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THE HAPPINESS PROJECT MURAL AND THEMED PROGRAMMING TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS Post

The Happiness Project launches this summer as a collection of inspired offerings centered on raising awareness for mental health issues facing today’s youth. The Happiness Project is anchored by a large-scale mural in downtown Sheboygan artfully designed to elicit positive emotions and wonder. A collaboration of community members, partners, organizations, and businesses, The Happiness Project is led by local high school student Madeline (Maddie) Green as part of The Innovator Fellowship Program. The mural was completed on June 1 and launches a series of corresponding programming and offerings at Above & Beyond Children’s Museum (ABCM) and throughout Sheboygan County.

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Jackie Erdman to Lead Above & Beyond Children's Museum as Executive Director

Above & Beyond Children's Museum (ABCM) announces the appointment of Jacqueline (Jackie) Erdman as Executive Director. 

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We will be joining schools in temporary closure due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Hello Above & Beyond Children’s Museum community. Emily Rendall-Araujo here, Executive Director.

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Au Revoir to Executive Director Emily Rendall-Araujo

It is with mixed feelings that we will be saying au revoir to our endearing, inspiring Executive Director Emily Rendall-Araujo. Next Spring, Emily will embark on an “adventure-of-a-lifetime” to France with her husband Andres Araujo, son Freddie (3-year-old) and daughter Josie (11-month-old).

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2019 Tastefully Childish Line-up Announced For Adults-Only Fundraiser

FOOD. DRINK. SWEETS. FUN! ABOVE & BEYOND CHILDREN’S MUSEUM HOSTS
4th ANNUAL TASTEFULLY CHILDISH ADULTS-ONLY FUNDRAISER ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

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