SAIC President Walter Massey will join Bernice King and Martin Luther King III in a dramatic reading of their father’s “I Have a Dream” speech on Saturday, January 19, 2013, at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College in Atlanta. Co-presented by Morehouse and the King Center, the event is part of THE DREAM@50 tribute series and will be taped for inclusion as part of a PBS documentary special and other outlets, including broadcast on digital billboards in Times Square. THEDREAM@50 is a partnership between the King Center, Americans for the Arts, National Education Association, National Art Education Association, National Council of Teachers of English, National Council for the Social Studies, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, United Nations, Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel, Martin Luther King Jr. Collection at Morehouse College, and YouTube.
REMINDER: HAPPY MLK DAY!
Celebrate art commemorating the life and work of Dr. King at the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Mural Competition artists’ reception TODAY, 1/16, 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Hostelling International Chicago. Free and open to the public.
Art that commemorates the life and work of Dr. King, and explores the struggle of social justice today.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, January 16, 2011 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Hostelling International Chicago
Free and open to the public
Artists’ Reception, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Meet the artists and discuss their work
Open Mic, 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
Join Louder Than a Bomb poets in spoken word performances
Student artists are creating murals commemorating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on the large second floor windows of Hostelling International Chicago. The paintings both honor the work of Dr. King and highlight the continuing struggle for social justice today.
The Artists’ Reception is an opportunity to hear from the artists about their work and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Prizes will be awarded. The Reception will also feature performances from Louder Than a Bomb poets, who will be hosting the open mic.
Light refreshments will be served.
The exhibition will be on display January 16 through March 31, 2011, at:
Hostelling International Chicago, www.hichicago.org
24 East Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL USA
Free, open to the public, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., 7 days a week
For more information, visit www.hichicago.org/mlk.shtml or contact Arielle Semmel: email@example.com / 312-583-2226