MLK Celebration at New Haven Museum
New Haven, Conn. (December 17, 2021)— Join New Haven Museum (NHM) educators virtually for a morning of free, enriching family programming celebrating Dr. King and his living legacy as part of the Yale Peabody Museum’s 26th Annual “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice,” via Zoom on Monday, January 17, 2022, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Register here.
Beloved storytellers Joy Donaldson, Waltrina Kirkland, and Clifton Graves will share fables, anecdotes, and stories that honor Dr. King’s work. An interactive dance performance and lesson from Ms. Hanan’s Dance and Beyond will follow. And NHM will offer a kid-friendly painting activity with Anthony Gilkes that you can do right at home.
The “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice,” program (January 13 – 17, 2022) honors Dr. King’s legacy and its continuing impact on artists, advocates, and thought leaders today. From exploring spirituality in environmentalism to understanding how climate change is affecting local frogs, this year’s program has something for everyone including conversation, art, storytelling, and poetry. The annual Poetry Slam has been transformed into an electrifying spoken-word experience that features award-winning, internationally recognized performers and poets. For the full program schedule visit: http://peabody.yale.edu/.