Newark Museum Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

The Newark Museum will hostit’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on 1.17.2011 12:30–4:30 pm Monday (Museum Opens: 12 Noon).

This Martin Luther King Jr. Day explore African-American artists in the Newark Museum ‘s collection—from Joshua Johnson and William Edmondson to Alison Saar and Romare Bearden.

Also try your hand at capturing Dr. King’s dream of the beloved community through art. Enjoy hands-on workshops for families, film screenings and performances.

PERFORMANCES: 1, 2:30 & 4 pm
The Right to Dream—presented by Living Voices, Inc.—is the story of a young persona’s coming of age in Mississippi during the 1950s and 1960s.

FILM SCREENINGS: 1, 2, 3, 4 pm
Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream Speech, given from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, August 28, 1963.

TOURS: 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 pm
Narratives of African-American Art

Newark Museum 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102-3176 Phone: 973-596-6550

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