Free Admission | Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service

January 19, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

MoAD will celebrate the national observance of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday as a Day of Service, providing FREE admission to the museum and programs throughout the day. Come together to celebrate the life and achievements of one of our nation’s greatest heroes, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through film, art, and musical performances, our special guests will help us to reflect on the importance of free speech and diverse communities. Share your dreams, congratulate your personal heroes and tell your stories through art projects and collaborative activities. Explore our special exhibitions, LAVA THOMAS: BEYOND and THE ART OF ELIZABETH CATLETT. Don’t miss one of the most popular celebrations and our special exhibition – see it for FREE today!

MLK Day Schedule

11-12pm I’ve Known Rivers: The MoAD Oral History Project | View films of oral history interviews with elders from the community, MoAD Salon

11-5pm Bino & Fino, cartoons from Nigeria, Freedom Theatre, part of the MLK Day Celebration Children’s Discovery Hunt

11-4pm Family Drop-in Art Activity, Education Center

11-5pm Elizabeth Catlett scavenger hunt, Third Floor Gallery

12-2pm Film Screening | Elizabeth Catlett: Sculpting the Truth (28 minutes), MoAD Salon

12:30-2pm Share Your Stories with I’ve Known Rivers: The MoAD Oral History Project, 3rd floor landing off the gallery

1-3pm Sidewalk chalk art with Jamie Treacy, front sidewalk

2:30 & 3:30pm Performance | Acoustic Soul Stories: A Series of African Portraits, an exciting new collaborative effort between AfroSoul artists, Nasambu and Piwai, music and storytelling from Kenya, Zimbabwe and Beyond, MoAD Salon

 This day is made possible by the generous support of Michelle Yee & Reid Hoffman

Special thanks to Elev8 AmeriCorps for providing volunteers on this National Day of Service