The Levine Museum of the New South is offering free admission on Sunday, January 15th, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Monday, January 16th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Celebration.
The event includes two days honoring Dr. King’s life, legacy and the pursuit of civil and human rights through film, performances, children’s activities and exhibits. Park at 7th Street Station and bring your ticket to the museum for validation.
60 years after Charlotte’s schools desegregated and nearly 60 years after Dr. King appeared on the news show 60 Minutes explaining why “riots are the language of the unheard”, Levine Museum examines connections to past and present through a variety of programming.
Jan. 15, 12 pm – 4 pm
Engage in discussion and reflection with presentations, crafts, and a panel featuring Dr. Tiffany Packer of Johnson C. Smith University, photographer Alvin C. Jacobs, and Dr. Brenda Tindal about our upcoming exhibit K(NO)W Justice K(NO)W Peace, which explores the complicated history of policing, protest and community response.
Jan. 16, 10 am – 4 pm
Enjoy a free day for the family with access to exhibits, crafts, and performances the McCrorey YMCA Senior African Drummers, Charlotte Children’s Choir of the Community School of the Arts, Davidic Praise Dance of St. Paul Baptist Church, student poets and more.