CMOM Wins Statewide Museum Excellence Award

The Children’s Museum of Memphis has won the 2012 Award of Excellence from the Tennessee Association of Museums for its educational programming in the Safety House Mobile Learning Lab.

The award is given for an outstanding accomplishment by an institution or organization in Tennessee whose primary purpose includes preservation and/or interpretation in natural history, cultural history, folklore, art or science.

The Safety House Learning Lab and its accompanying fire safety program were designed to teach children life-saving lessons through the joy of hands-on play. The project was a collaboration of The Assisi Foundation, ReadyShelby and The Children’s Museum of Memphis intended to teach children safety awareness and disaster preparedness.

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