WELCOME!The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History invites you to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - join us for an exciting day of celebration, service, activities, screenings, workshops and performances on the museum's busiest day of the year! The museum is open to the public from 9 am until 7 pm, and activities include:
11 am - 3 pm:Freedom on My Mind children’s workshops and craft-making [Classrooms] 11:30 am: Live video stream of the Presidential Inauguration [General Motors Theater] 11:30 am:This Little Light of Mine children's storytelling [Archives Library] 1:30 pm and 3 pm: Music of the Movement concert performances [Ford Freedom Rotunda] 2 pm:Reading Rocks! literacy workshop [Archives Library] 2 - 4 pm: Henry Ford Health System presents Ask the Doctor health screenings [Multipurpose Room] 3 pm & 5 pm: Voices of the Civil War film screening and A King Among Us video tribute and discussion [General Motors Theater] ALL DAY:
• The Table of Brotherhood and a scale model of the King memorial on loan from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., National Memorial in Washington D.C. will be on display [Ford Freedom Rotunda]
All activities and exhibitions are FREE with museum admission.
ALSO: Support the museum's mission with a rousing meal for the body, mind and spirit at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Commemorative Breakfast Celebration! Doors open at 7:30 am and seating is on a first come, first served basis. Breakfast is from 8 - 9 am in the Ford Freedom Rotunda followed by a program in the General Motors Theater with an interfaith panel featuring Pastor Jamie Kjos, Brightmoor Christian Church; Imad Hamad, President/CEO ACCHR; Rabbi Simcha Tolwin, Aish Hatorah of Detroit; and Pastor Robert L. Harris, St. Paul Church of God In Christ. Invocation by
Rev. Dr. Georgia Hill, Plymouth United Church of Christ. Performances by Armond Jackson and the Institute of Music & Dance at Marygrove College. Your commemorative breakfast ticket purchase also includes FREE admission to all MLK Day activities at the Museum! PLEASE NOTE: valet parking will be available.
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Tickets are $35 and are available at the museum, by phone at (800) 838-3006 or through this webpage (phone and online orders are subject to service charges). GROUPS: Tickets are $30 each when purchased in groups of 10 or more. To order discounted tickets please call the Museum at (313) 494-5800. Proceeds benefit the Museum's ongoing educational programming. This event is sponsored by the Women's and Friends Committees of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
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