24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

December 30, 2019
Kids' Committee poses at peace rally in the Kids' Hall.

24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

Celebrate the power of dreams with peace march, musical performances and “I Have a Dream” rendition

January 20, 2020 beginning at noon

Special event $5 general admission
Brought to you by State Rep. Garnet Coleman (D)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.dreamed for us to live in a world where we would “not be judged by the color of[our] skin, but by the content of [our] character.”  Join the Children’s Museum of Houston in honoring civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his legacy during our 24th annual celebration.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Beginning at noon in Brown Auditorium:

·        Ebony Opera Guild: Uplift your spirits with African American spirituals.

·        Caryakid Award:  Museum’s highest honor to be received by a community leader.

·        Gardere Oratory Speech Recital:  Listen to inspiring, triumphant words by this year’s winner.

Beginning at approx.12:30 p.m. in Kids’ Hall:

·        Peace March Led by Kid’s Committee: Exercise your right in celebration of Civil Rights.

·        “I Have a Dream Speech”:  Orator Donovan Harris will recite the speech that changed history.

·       TSU Music School:  Get moving to the inspirational sounds of Dr. Kiana Williams, TSU Professor.

·        Providence Jazz Ensemble:  Dance to the beat of this high-energy band.

 

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:  

·        Dream of a World:  Create a “peace” of art at Alexander Art Academy.

·        Dream Clouds:  Share your dreams for changing the world at Junktion.

·        Peace Doves:  Make a world symbol of peace at Junktion.

·        Star Promise:  Take the pledge to be kind and fair at Junktion.

 

WHEN:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

Jan. 20, 2020

***Activities, events and times subject to change.  

 

WHERE:

Children’s Museum of Houston

1500 Binz St., Houston, TX  77004

 

MUSEUM HOURS:

·        MLK DAY SPECIAL HOURS:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Special MLK Day admission:  $5 per person.

·        For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call (713) 522-1138.

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