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MLK Weekend

BCM Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

BCM Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Gather with us at Brooklyn Children’s Museum to celebrate the life and activism of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement!

We will honor everyone’s right to be and to live in peace through storytelling, performance, art-making, and community service. Join us, and bring your dreams for humanity and reflect on our collective power to bring about change!

 

Saturday, January 18

Volunteer Project with Repair the World
2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
Learn about social justice through community service and volunteer with Repair the World to pack bundles of warmth for The Campaign Against Hunger.

Create a Peace Box in ColorLab
11:00am-5:00pm
Explore the power we all have to create change and transform conflict into peace by making your own Peace Box. Add your dreams and wishes for justice to our We Have a Dream Cloud.

Storytelling in the Sensory Room
2:00pm-4:45pm
Listen, move, and respond in this interactive storytelling session inspired by the Civil Rights era and the life and dreams of Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Sunday, January 19

Create a Peace Box in ColorLab
11:00am-5:00pm
Explore the power we all have to create change and transform conflict into peace by making your own Peace Box. Add your dreams and wishes for justice to our We Have a Dream Cloud.

Storytelling in the Sensory Room
2:00pm-4:45pm
Listen, move, and respond in this interactive storytelling session inspired by the Civil Rights era and the life and dreams of Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Monday, January 20

Volunteer Project with Repair the World
11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm
Learn about social justice through community service and volunteer with Repair the World to pack bundles of warmth for The Campaign Against Hunger.

The Heart of a King Shadow Puppetry Workshop
1:30pm, 3:30pm
What’s inside the heart of a king? Join storyteller and puppeteer, Nehprii Amenii for an interactive performance and journey through the life and works of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Create a Peace Box in ColorLab
11:00am-5:00pm
Explore the power we all have to create change and transform conflict into peace by making your own Peace Box. Add your dreams and wishes for justice to our We Have a Dream Cloud.

Storytelling in the Sensory Room
2:00pm-4:45pm
Listen, move, and respond in this interactive storytelling session inspired by the Civil Rights era and the life and dreams of Martin Luther King, Jr.