Martin Luther King Jr. Day: It Takes a Village

Join Levine Museum of the New South and Harvey B. Gantt Center on Monday, January 16, from 9a – 5p, for a free family day celebration honoring the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

Programming during MLK Day will take place at the Gantt and will include:

Community-led conversations reflecting how unified effort contributed to the success of the Civil Rights Movement and how we can adapt those same principles today.

Lectures from regional historians, scholars, and history-makers to give uncommon context to Dr. Kings work.

Theater and live musical performances from premier performers in Charlotte and beyond.

Elevated hands-on art experiences in which guests can have a durable keepsake to commemorate the day.

Community mural that artistically represents the day’s theme.

Quilting/sewing workshops for scarves and other clothing items to be donated to our community members in need.

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Monday, January 16, 2023 @ 9:00am · add to calendar 2023-01-16 09:00:00 2023-01-16 12:00:00 America/New_York Martin Luther King Jr. Day: It Takes a Village Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts, 551 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202

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