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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2024

January 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us to celebrate and commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and all that he stood for. Throughout the day, we’ll engage in programs that help us remember his legacy and inspire children and families to continue his work.

Activities include:
  • Story times with author Dominique Briggs in the Children’s Museum
    11:00 am, Noon and 1:00 pm
  • Poetry workshops in MuseumLab
    1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 pm

Poetry workshop generously sponsored by Highmark Wholecare

  • Collaborative art mural Reaching for the Dream – a conversation started by Gwen’s Girls in MuseumLab
    Noon – 5:00 pm
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr videos shown in MuseumLab
    Noon – 5:00 pm

MuseumLab will be open from Noon – 5:00 pm and included with museum admission.

From SLB Radio’s Youth Media Center in the Children’s Museum:

Take part in King’s Corner to hear, explore and talk about words of wisdom from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the SLB Radio Satellite Studio in the Big Red Room
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tune in to SLB Radio’s annual teen-hosted live talk show Streaming Justice about issues of civil rights and social justice on SLB Radio and Youth Express
3:00 – 6:00 pm, repeating until midnight

Seeking Youth Talk Show Hosts for MLK Day: Students in Grades 6 – 12 are invited to host one-hour segments of Streaming Justice, a Youth Express live radio talk show and webcast focusing on civil rights – past, present and future. This annual program features 100% teen hosts and teen-selected topics, music, conversation, listener phone calls and more, all streaming live at www.youthexpress.org. Learn more and apply at bit.ly/streamingjustice.


January 15
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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