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King Day Festival

  • January 20, 2020
  • 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Art Intstitute, Chicago

KING DAY FESTIVAL -TOMORROW IS TODAY

Drop in 10:30–3:00

Start at the Ryan Learning Center

Free museum admission for Illinois residents

Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and create a vision for the future guided by artists and activists at work today.

Chicago-based sound and visual artist Damon Locks presents a music performance with his Black Monument Ensemble. Move Me Soul dancers present a movement workshop, and young artists from the award-winning Rebirth/Reborn Poetry Ensemble share powerful spoken word pieces. Families can add their own messages of hope for the future to silkscreened postcards from multidisciplinary artist William Estrada’s Mobile Street Art Cart.

Visitors of all abilities are encouraged to participate. To request an accessibility accommodation, please email familyprograms@artic.edu.

To ensure the widest possible participation at this special event, Illinois residents receive free museum admission on King Day.

Click here for complete details.

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The Chicago Gifted Community Center (CGCC) is a member-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created by parents to support the intellectual and emotional growth of gifted children and their families. 

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