Press Release


Contact: Sky Hatter,

World Connection Day at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum

Salt Lake City—July 27, 2022 — Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum will host World Connection Day on Friday, July 29th from 10 AM to 4 PM. The event is free with admission to the Museum. Festivities will include live performances from some of Salt Lake City’s finest performers. Divay School of Dance will showcase traditional Indian Dance at 11 AM, followed by a break for lunch. After lunch, a traditional Southern Chinese lion dance by Jung Hing Lion Dance will take place at 1 PM. Interactive story-telling with Nitya Nritya Dance Company will follow at 2 PM. To finish out the afternoon, Zivio Ethnic Arts Ensemble will play Balkan music at 3 PM, and finally Bomba Marile’ Dance Group will demonstrate Puerto Rican Bomba Dance at 4 PM.

The museum received a generous grant from Salt Lake City Arts Council to support the performers. Big West Oil sponsored the Medallion program, which enables children in need to see the museum and attend this event for free. Medallion children will also enjoy a pizza party provided by Little Caesars Pizza through Lend A Hand.

The performances will be held in the Theater, adjacent to the museum entrance, located in downtown Salt Lake City, 444 West 100 South. The contemporary museum has been a Salt Lake City Favorite for over 45 years, offering 60,000 square feet of interactive, hands-on educational fun. Through engaging exhibits, workshops, programs and classes, the entire family will be able to enjoy a unique educational experience that combines creativity, play and learning. The mission of the children’s museum is to inspire children of all ages and abilities to imagine, discover, and connect with their world and to make a difference. For information, please call 801-456-5437