Carry on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; join in community-building activities and performances with local luminaries committed to social justice and service.
Programming for the day:
Bertucci Education Studio - Jeff W. Jones presents Untold Stories, a personal journey through four generations of African-American cultural history in Boston featuring music and imagery.
Bertucci Education Studio - Craft a care package for families served by the Elizabeth Stone House. This organization partners with adult and child survivors of domestic violence and related trauma to achieve safety, stability, and overall well-being, thereby contributing to the strength, resiliency, and health of the community it serves.
Calderwood Hall - Marsha Parrilla and Danza Orgánica present Melaza: a dance performance exploring the colonial relationship between Puerto Rico and the United States. Featuring special guests Martín Espada, and Karish. Community talk back to follow.
The Living Room - African Tea, inspired by the Gardner Museum’s special exhibition Henry James and American Painting, Creator/Performer Obehi Janice shares stories of colonialism and identity through the lens of tea and Malta Goya.
Courtyard - Enjoy Performances by the Gregory Groover Jr. Jazz Trio, and listen for Dr. King’s speeches projected throughout the day in our historic Palace.
Free admission will be available at the Museum entrance on Monday, January 15 starting at 11 am, on a first-come, first-served basis.
To ensure everyone’s experience at the Museum is pleasant, entry is timed every 30 minutes beginning at 11 am, with the last entry at 4 pm.
Due to capacity regulations, the Museum may only admit a specific number of visitors at once. For your safety and the safety of the collection, visitors may be asked to wait in line to enter.
Groups larger than 6 people are encouraged to visit another day. Arrangements for a visit on another day can be made on the Group Tours page, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Admission includes access to the entire Museum, including special exhibitions.