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FREE ADMISSION | Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service

January 15, 2018
11:00 am
Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)

MoAD will celebrate the national observance of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday as a Day of Service, providing FREE admission to the museum and programs throughout the day. Come together to celebrate the life and achievements of one of our nation’s greatest heroes, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through film, art, and musical performances, our special guests will help us to reflect on the importance of free speech and diverse communities. We’ll be celebrating Carnival this year, so join and  explore our special exhibitions, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean, OTRA MAS': 40 Years of Carnaval in San Francisco, and MoAD Emerging Artists presents Simone Bailey: Let There Be Darkness. Don’t miss one of the most popular celebrations and our special exhibitions – see it for FREE today!

MLK Day Schedule

To honor the celebration of Carnival, we will present a day of performance and art inspired by the carnival tradition. 

SIDEWALK

12-1:30 PM Dimensions Dance Company will present a youth dance performance of St. Ann and N. Rampart, celebrating second line dance and music from New Orleans. The performance will take place in front of MoAD on the sidewalk, and will be performed two times with a break in between each performance.

2-4 PM Sidewalk Chalk Art with Jamie Treacy

FIRST FLOOR

Otra Mas': Celebrating 40 Years of Carnaval in San Francisco

SECOND FLOOR

En Mas': Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean

MoAD Emerging Artis Simone Bailey: Let There Be Darkness 

FREEDOM THEATER

Tell Theme We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities (60 minute documentary, starts at the top of every hour)

MoAD SALON

11am – 1pm Performance by the Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco

2 – 2:45pm Family Dance Workshop with Loco Bloco

3- 3:45pm Family Drumming Workshop with Loco Bloco

THIRD FLOOR

En Mas': Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean

11am – 4pm Family Art Activity with Nicole Dixon

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)

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