Monday, January 16, 2012
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.! 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 to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other heroes from the Civil Rights Movement through performances and stories, and all ages are invited to share their dreams, personal heroes, and peaceful testimonies through art projects and collaborative community activities! Don’t miss one of the most popular festivals of the season!
Contact (410) 547-9000, ext. 300 or email@example.com for more information.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
PERFORMANCES & SPEECHES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!
All performances take place in the Graham Auditorium, Lower Level & Level 1
10:00 am Baltimore Urban Debate League presents award-winning student speeches
11:00 am Rayn Fall Dance Ensemble and Dancing Many Drums Theatre Group perform Daybreak of Silence: The Great Society
12:00 pm Dr. King’s I Have A Dream speech (1963)
1:30 pm Sparky & Rhonda Rucker perform Freedom is a Constant Struggle
3:00 pm Urban Artistry performs Fast Feet, Spin and Glide
ART ACTIVITIES & MORE!
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mighty Message Megaphones, Studio A, Family Art Center
Kids Build Community, Studio B, Family Art Center
Pay-It-Forward Tokens, Level 2 Lobby
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Helping Hands Community Project, Sculpture Court, Level 2A
10:00 am - 3:00 pm MLK Day of Service Sculpture Court, Level 2A
Meet and learn about community organizations.
Collaborate with new friends on the Kids Build Community project!
Play in the Early Childhood Community Helper Corner!
Meet Waltee! Keep an eye out for our cuddly lion cub and give him a hug!
Family Programs are supported by the Robert E. and Jane B. Meyerhoff Fund at the Baltimore Community Foundation
PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY: The Walters Art Museum occasionally photographs Family Programs activities for future promotional purposes. If you do not want your child photographed, please notify the museum in writing.
Did we take your picture? Look for festival pictures posted on our Flickr page, http://www.flickr.com/photos/waltee/
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FREE MLK Jr Family Festival
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 to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other heroes from the Civil Rights Movement through performances and stories, and all ages are invited to share their dreams, personal heroes, and peaceful testimonies through art projects and collaborative community activities! Don't miss one of the most popular festivals of the season!
600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum)
The Walters Art Museum
Time: 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Save the date for our next Super Thursday party, which will celebrate the closing of The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize 2014 Finalists Exhibition. Enjoy music and drinks on the sculpture court, explore the museum, and see the work of outstanding contemporary artists in the area. This event is free and open to the public. Please enter through Centre Street.
Bonneau Caprece Jazz Series and WEAA 88.9 FM presents Jazz @ The Walters
Time: 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Firm Roots featuring Brad Collins performs. Experience the hybrid of jazz, blues, funk, and R&B inspired by the traditions of organic American music interpreted by Brad Collins, one of Baltimore's favorite saxophone players. Tickets are $25 (20% off for members of the Walters and WEAA 88.9 FM.)
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