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2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Newark Museum

49 Washington Street

Newark, NJ 07102

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Join us as we honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and help fulfill his dream of building a "beloved community" while passing on his message of freedom and equality to future generations.

Activities include: At no extra charge

Premier Dance Theatre Live Performance a tribute to civil rights

Newark @ Newark Museum Scavenger hunt

Planetarium Show by local artist “Gourd”

Pop-up Spoken word with local poets

Film Screening of the “I Have a Dream” speech by MLK Jr.

Art Making for Families - Make your own unity candle

Community photo montage

Dr King Build a Button Station


Gallery Tours

This year’s celebration -- held during the 110th anniversary year of the founding of the Museum, one of Newark’s anchor cultural institutions -- takes as its theme “Newark Strong!” We will highlight the diversity of workers’ contributions to the city’s rich industrial history using objects in the Museum’s collections.

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