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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

FREE MLK Jr. Day Family Festival

Date
Monday, January 20, 2014
Time
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
FREE MLK Jr. Day Family Festival

Come together to celebrate the life and achievements of one of our nation’s greatest heroes, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through theatrical 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! 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Powerful people:

  • Watch MLK’s I Have a Dream speech
  • Bea Gaddy Family Center presents a Collection Connection Scavenger Hunt! Find works of art selected by community members that reflect Bea Gaddy’s life and accomplishments.

Powerful performances:

  • Baltimore Urban Debate Team presents Winning Essays
  • Bomani performs Open Mic

GRAND FINALE:

  • Illstyle & Peace performs the dance and music celebration, We Dance II Inspire

ART ACTIVITIES & MORE

  • 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. - Hero Monuments and Personal Journey Books, Studios A & B, and Mighty Medallions, Level 2 Lobby
  • 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. - Powerful Postcards, Let Freedom Ring, Sculpture Court, Level 2A

Add to Calendar 01-20-2014 10:00:00 01-20-2014 16:00:00 15 FREE MLK Jr. Day Family Festival Come together to celebrate the life and achievements of one of our nation’s greatest heroes, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through theatrical 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! 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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