Photo: Stuart Pearl
  • Photo: Stuart Pearl

The Power of Words and Expression: Celebrating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, January 18, 2016, 11:00–4:00 p.m. Free to all!

Visitors of all ages are invited to participate in a day filled with activities honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Enjoy hands-on family art projects, gallery activities, Art Stories, the museum’s Art Cart, and live performances in the atrium. Don’t miss this opportunity to honor Dr. King in the museum’s community spaces.

Art Making: Give the Gift of Warmth 
Ames Family Atrium, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Create scarves to help those in our community who need a little more warmth during the long winter.

Art Making: Symbols of Yourself 
Ames Family Atrium, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Create an artwork that symbolizes your unique identity.

Participate: Build Together 
Ames Family Atrium, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Work together to build a paper sculpture that expresses our community. Share the project on social media with the hashtag #playatCMA.

Film: Videos of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
North Court Lobby, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through footage of his life

Performance: Global Entertainment Presents Humble “G” tha Fiddla 
Ames Family Atrium, 11:30 a.m.–11:50 p.m.
This energetic performance blends classical violin with hip-hop beats.

Art Stories: Sharing 
Gallery 223, 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and 1:00–1:30 p.m.
Read, look, and play with us! Join us for this story time designed for children ages 2 to 5 and their grown-ups; older siblings welcome!

Performance: White House Band 
Ames Family Atrium, 1:00–1:45 p.m.
Enjoy the jazz stylings of this local sensation.

Art Cart: The Art of the Alphabet 
Ames Family Atrium, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Visitors wearing gloves can touch this special collection of art.

Performance: Jabtune 
Ames Family Atrium, 2:30–3:15 p.m.
This local band draws inspiration from many types of music, making them accessible to any musical taste.