Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

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Repeats every day until Mon Jan 15 2018.
Saturday, January 13, 2018 Various times
Sunday, January 14, 2018 Various times
Monday, January 15, 2018 Various times
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Included with paid admission; also see listing
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Honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan through its annual Martin’s Mosaic—a community art installation. Create a children’s book in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King, jump with the Double Dutch Dreamz, and more.

Martin’s Mosaic
Honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by creating a mosaic of his portrait.
Saturday – Monday,  January 13 – 15 | 10am & 1 pm | All ages | Drop-in

Historic Heroines: Coretta Scott King
Create a children’s book in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King. Learn about The Coretta Scott King Book Award, given to outstanding African-American writers and illustrators of children’s literature.
Saturday, January 13 | 11:30 am, 12:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 pm | 6 & Older | Sign-up
Sunday, January 14 | 11:30 am, 12:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm| 6 & Older | Sign-up

Jumping for Joy with the Double Dutch Dreamz
The Double Dutch Dreamz present an intergenerational experience sharing the fundamentals of creative athletics for jumping into twirling and swirling ropes. Join the call and response spoken word and poetry that accompany fast feet movements. The Double Dutch Dreamz have presented at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum, Apollo Theater, Smack Mellon Gallery, BAM, Summer Stage Kids, and Governor’s Island.
ASL Sign Interpretation provided.
Saturday, January 13 | 2:30 & 3:30 pm | All ages | Ticketed

Musical Performance with Lia Holman
Lia Holman shares the history of African American Music from past to present through song in this musical performance.
Sunday, January 14 | 2:30 & 3:30 pm | All ages | Ticketed

Museum of Impact visits CMOM
Museum of Impact presents Upstanders Fest, a social justice extravaganza. Make art and build power with a healthy curiosity of understanding activism and the role you can play. Discover avenues to action and express yourself through artmaking, songs, games and crafts.
Museum of Impact creates immersive experiential voyages into the heart of social movements, where visitors leave their own mark.
Monday, January 15 | 12 – 4 pm | All ages | Drop-in

Children's Museum of Manhattan
212 W 83rd Street
10024 New York , NY
Phone: 212-721-1223
40° 47' 9.1572" N, 73° 58' 38.2188" W
New York
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