< Event Calendar

MLK Weekend Celebration at AAMP

Sat Jan 16, 2021
Various times
5 and up
Free

Remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as the African American Museum of Philadelphia and Citizens Bank Foundation host this special weekend featuring activities that honor past and present equal rights movements.

This year's theme is “What can we do for others?” Guests can expect enriching and inspirational programming for the whole family such as MLK Morning programming for youth and family, a special virtual screening of Shuja Moore’s webseries Walkies, a reading by Philadelphia Poet Laureate Trapeta Mayson, and virtual tours of the Museum's latest exhibition "Rendering Justice."

Admission is free thanks to the generosity of the Citizens Charitable Foundation.

Hours are as follows:
Wednesday- Saturday: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Martin Luther King Day: Open for related programs

Please keep your family and others safe by always wearing masks and maintaining social distancing measures. If an event appears too crowded, try using the “nearby” search feature on our event calendar to find something else to do.


African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
** Event dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the event website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an event appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our event calendar to find something else to do.
Pay What You Wish
Philadelphia Museum of Art - various times Pick
Premiere: Tom & Jerry
- various times Pick
Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition
The Franklin Institute - various times Pick
Leaders and Legends of North Philadelphia: Black History Month Exhibit
Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse - various times Pick
2021 Chinatown Scavenger Hunt
Chinatown - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides