The world wouldn’t be the same today if it wasn’t for the remarkable efforts and sacrifices of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Each year, we honor the legacy of Dr. King on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Join the Children’s Museum of Houston on Monday, January 20 by honoring the civil rights activist and his effect on our world today during their 24th Annual MLK Day Celebration. This special event will cost only a $5 general admission fee.
The event will include the singing of African American spiritual songs, listening to uplifting messages by Gardere’s oratory award-winning speech performer, as well as a march down Kid’s Hall in celebration of civil rights during the peace rally all held by the Children’s Museum of Houston. Then listen to the famous speech “I Have a Dream,” one that changed the way we live today and forever.
MLK Day Schedule at Children’s Museum of Houston
Begins at Noon in the Brown Auditorium
• Ebony Opera Guild: African American spirituals.
• Gardere Oratory Speech Recital: Words by this year’s winner at Brown Auditorium.
• Peace March Led by Kid’s Committee: Event time and location: 12:30 p.m. in Kids’ Hall Alcove.
• “I Have a Dream Speech”: Orator Steven Scott will recite the speech that changed history at Kids’ Hall Alcove.
• Performance by Dr. Kianna Williams: Assistant Professor of Music at TSU performs a medley of gospel and opera in Kids’ Hall Alcove.
• Providence Jazz Ensemble: Including songs like “Amazing Grace” and “We Shall Overcome.” Event time and location: 1 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.
• Martin’s Big Words: Watch the movie chronicling Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy in civil rights. Event time and location: 2:30, 3:30, 4:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.
This event is a great chance to learn some history about Martin Luther King Jr. while having a bit of fun all for only $5. Click here for information on how to get your tickets now.