Join for live performances, discussion, films, and crafts that reflect on, and honor, the civil rights leader.
Enjoy live performances by ConneXions School for the Arts and the North Dorchester High School Choir.
Actor Keith Snipes and Full Circle Dance Company perform a piece entitled "A Stone of Hope" about the MLK Memorial. Mr. Snipes narrates in the voice of Dr. King, while Full Circle Dance Company expresses through movement some of the themes of Dr. King's life and messages.
View a film screening of the PBS series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Using the film as a starting point, Dr. Iyelli Ichile and Dr. Tyson King-Meadows will lead an audience conversation about the state of Black America, touching on topics such as hip hop and Obama's presidency.
Participate in "End Kin Killin’ Kin: Exploring Community Solutions," an open community conversation about gang and gun violence, as Baltimore faces a record number of homicides. Participants include former gang members, and religious and nonprofit leaders. The conversation takes place inside the poignant Kin Killin' Kin exhibit on its closing day, Monday, January 16.
Young visitors can create crafts that incorporate the teachings of Dr. King.
This program is free with the purchase of museum admission or museum membership. You may purchase tickets at the door.
$8 - General Public
$5 - Children 7-17, Students with ID, Seniors
Free - Museum Members, Children 6 and Under, Maryland Public School Teacher.
$7.00 validated parking is available across the street at the Old Bay PMI Garage at 815 E. Pratt Street (on the corner of Pratt and President Streets). Bring your ticket to the museum’s front information desk to have it validated. Free on-street parking and metered parking is also available throughout the Harbor East and Little Italy neighborhoods.
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Reginald F. Lewis Museum
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture is the state’s premier institution showcasing the history and accomplishments of African American Marylanders. A Smithsonian affiliate, the museum engages visitors through its educational programs, permanent and special exhibitions, resource center, as well as programs such as its film series, live music series, and family programming. For more information, visit www.lewismuseum.org or call 443-263-1800.