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FREE MLK Jr. Family Festival

Date
Monday, January 17, 2011
Time
10:00 AM–04:00 PM

All ages come together to celebrate the life and triumphs of one of our nation’s greatest heroes, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Special guests will pay tribute through theatrical performances and stories, and all ages can share their dreams, personal heroes and peaceful testimonies through art projects, videos and collaborative community activities.

Schedule of Events

PERFORMANCES & SPEECHES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

All performances take place in Graham Auditorium, Lower Level & Level 1

11a.m. - Karen’s Fun House children’s group performs A Tribute to Dr. King and Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement

12p.m. - Baltimore Urban Debate League presents award-winning student speeches

1p.m. - Dr. King’s I Have A Dream speech (1963)

3p.m. - GRAND FINALE: Illstyle & Peace Productions performing the dance and music celebration, Become Your Dreams

ART ACTIVITIES & MORE!

10a.m. - 4p.m. - Create Your Community Collages, Studio A, Family Art Center; Mega Hero Medallions, Studio B, Family Art Center; Grateful Greetings, Level 2 Lobby

10a.m. - 3p.m. - Join Hands Community Project, Sculpture Court, Level 2A

10a.m. - 3p.m. - Who are the People in Your Neighborhood? Sculpture Court, Level 2A: Meet and learn about community organizations and enjoy the NEW! Early Childhood Community Helper Corner!

Meet Waltee!  Keep an eye out for our cuddly lion cub and give him a hug!

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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: 09/05/13 - 12/18/14

Time: 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.

Spring Break Art Activities

Date: 04/16/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

FREE No registration required Drop in, make, and take! Take a break and explore the new season with some spring-inspired art! 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday April 16 – Green Gardens 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Thursday April 17 – Picnic Prints 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday April 18 – Weather Collages

Spring Break Family Art Activities

Date: 04/17/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

FREE No registration required Drop in, make and take! Take a break and explore the new season with some spring-inspired art! Stop by an ArtCart or make your own work of art in the studio! 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday April 16 – Green Gardens 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Thursday April 17 – Picnic Prints 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday April 18 – Weather Collages

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