Friday, January 15, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 2021 @ the Allentown Art Museum January 16-22, 2021



31 North Fifth Street Allentown, PA 18101   610-432-4333      askus@allentownartmuseum.org


Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an annual event in which the museum celebrates the legacy of the iconic civil rights leader. This year, join us online for a virtual weeklong celebration!

Through engaging performances, thought provoking dialogues, and enriching arts activities we honor the life and vision of Dr. King. The goal of this program is to empower the local community, foster volunteerism, and encourage activism to unite the Lehigh Valley toward a better, more just, future.

Storyteller Pamela Tuck will lead a live online family-friendly Storytime for parents and children on MONDAY, JAN 18, starting 10a.m.- 10:45am.


University of Maryland professor Sharon Harley is one of the panelists discussing “Unsung Suffragists: Leaders of Color in the Fight for the Vote” in a live Zoom discussion on TUESDAY, JAN 19, starting at 6 p.m.











Artist and Lafayette College professor Karina Aguilera Skvirsky
will contribute to the conversation “Museums and Their Role in Fostering Equitable and Inclusive Communities” live on Zoom on THURSDAY, JAN 21, starting at 6 p.m.


Screening of King in the Wilderness Viewers are required to RSVP prior to the screening by contacting education@allentownartmuseum.org, where they will be given a password to access.

Complete schedule for the week of activities: 

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