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PlayDate: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Sun Jan 19, 2020
10:00am to 5:00pm

Sugar Hill's January PlayDate features art-making, storytelling, music, and more celebrating and honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.!

10am - 12pm: Art-Making activities with Tatiana Arocha

2pm - 1pm: Workshop with Artist-In-Residence Lina Puerta
Make a Collage Weaving using unconventional upcycled materials. Take a creative journey with Lina Puerta, Sugar Hill's Artist in Residence, and learn how art materials can reinforce themselves.

11am - 3pm: Artist-In-Residence Open Studio
Visit artist-in-residence Lina Puerta at her studio, where she is available to talk about her work and what she is creating.

1pm - 2pm: Story Hour with Flor!
Resident storyteller Flor Bromley shares magical stories.

2pm - 3pm: March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World
A screening of the animated short film in which Martin Luther King, Jr.'s sister presents a personal, stirring account of the remarkable day Dr. King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech and of the man who went on to inspire the nation.

3pm - 4:30pm: The Drum Major Instinct
Celebrate community, our voices, and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through art-making, a children’s book reading and inter-generational program exploring oral histories, spoken word, and basic American Sign Language expressions facilitated by Pickney Productions and the Significant Elders.

Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art and Storytelling
898 St Nicholas Avenue @ 155th Street
New York, NY 10032
** Event dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the event website to verify.
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