Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2016

PROGRAMS FREE WITH GENERAL ADMISSION

The Center will be OPEN January 18 from 10 AM to 5 PM in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by exploring the impact he had not only on the civil rights movement but on the human rights movements of today.
There will be family activities along with special programs that are free to attend with the  purchase of a general admission.
This will also be a perfect opportunity to view the new rotation of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection.

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Group rates available


The following programs are FREE with the purchase of a general admission ticket:

 

THE ALLIANCE THEATRE'S COLLISION PROJECT
11:00 AM

Troubling Our House: In Search of the Beautiful Stranger

Inspired by the classic play Inherit the Wind and current civil rights issues in our country,
young artists collaborated with playwright Pearl Cleage
and director Patrick McColery for this special MLK Day Performance.

 

FILM SCREENING
1:00 PM

A Force More Powerful


This film explores one of the 20th century's most important but least understood stories:
how nonviolent power has overcome oppression and authoritarian rule all over the world. 
This film is narrated by Ben Kingsley and was nominated for an Emmy.