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Folklife Festival


RSVP for the Morning at the Museum at the 2014 Folklife Festival

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Where: TBD


Come visit China, get your MATM Passport stamped, participate in paper crafts, talk to artist from China, experience some of the oldest traditions of the country!


Should you have any questions or comments about the project or the procedures for the day, or to register for Morning at the Museum please email the Smithsonian Accessibility Program.


The below pre-visit material are designed for the Folklife Festival. The following downloadable information was developed to prepare your family for a fun and successful visit to the National Mall!


We hope you enjoy Morning at the Museum!

The MATM Passport

The MATM Passport »


Introducing the Morning at the Museum Passport! Pick up your free MATM Passport at the National Mall! Within this section you will find a copy of the MATM Passport, directions on how to use the Passport, and a list of activities where you can collect stamps! Bring your Passport to all the MATM events to build your MATM stamp collection!

Sensory Map

Sensory Map »


This Sensory Map provides information about anticipated sensory experience around the two program areas. The Sensory Map can be used as a tool to navigate the program area's successfully and eliminate any unwanted sensory surprises!

Tip Sheet

Tip Sheet »


The “Tip Sheet” includes:
1. Directions to the festival
2. Parking information
3. Tips for Visiting the Mall

Social Narratives/Social Stories

Social Stories »


Social Stories/Social Narratives are designed to help prepare your child for situations he/she may encounter during time spent at the Folklife Festival. There are Stories/Narratives discuss common rules and routines for the Festival.

Visual Schedule

Passport Stamping Stations »


The "Passport Stamping Stations" includes pictures of structures and activities that are a part of the Folklife Festival.  Find three stations where you and your child can collect stamps for your MATM Passport!