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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 20, 2020 - Jan 20, 2020 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Children's Museum Pittsburgh
10 Children's Way
Allegheny Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

On MLK Day, we remember the contributions Dr. King and so many others made to the Civil Rights Movement and contemplate all the ways we can make a change in our own community:

King for a Day

11:00 am - 3:00 pm, in the Lobby

Read the speeches of Dr. King at the microphone in the "King for a Day" program hosted by The Saturday Light Brigade Radio Show. All ages are invited to take the podium at this annual event.

Streaming Justice

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Saturday Light Brigade Radio Studio 

SLB Radio Productions and Youth Express present a live 4-hour webcast exploring civil rights accomplishments, challenges, and dreams for the future. Hosted by area teens, Streaming Justice will originate from the SLB Radio studios in the Children's Museum and feature music, conversation, listener phone calls and more, all of which will air live at www.youthexpress.org or via the Youth Express app, TuneIn app or the Simple Radio app. For additional information, contact Jon Bindley at  jon@slbradio.org.

Using Your Voice

10:00 am - 5:00 pm, In the Art Studio  

Join us in the Art Studio as we explore many different ways to express ourselves and use our own voice through art! From zines to signs, to collage - how can you relay your thoughts through your art-making?

Seeds of Change

10:00 am - 2:00 pm, In the Art Studio 

Explore forgiveness in the Art Studio; first, write or draw about how someone made you mad or sad. Then rip up that paper and mix it in seed and dirt mixture to make seed balls.  When you plant your seed ball, watch how it grows, showing how something beautiful can grow from forgiveness.

This activity will be offered while supplies last.

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