2023 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration: Artistic Expression Uplifting the Movement

01/13/23, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Admission: Free. Admission is free, but you must register for the event.

The annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration returns in January as an in-person event in the Museum’s Farrell Auditorium. Inspired by depictions of Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Moneta Sleet Jr., local Black artists will respond to Sleet’s photographs through their original performances. The evening will also include a talk by Tabari Coleman, a community engagement moderator whose focus is on creating space for constructive dialogue across the St. Louis region.

The theme for this year’s celebration is Artistic Expression Uplifting the Movement. Although the event is free, advance tickets are recommended.

Tickets for the program may be reserved in person at the Museum’s Information Centers or through MetroTix at metrotix.com or 314.534.1111. All tickets reserved through MetroTix incur a service charge; the service charge is waived for tickets reserved at the Museum.

This program is supported by the Dana Brown Endowed Fund for Education and Community Programs.

2023 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration: Artistic Expression Uplifting the Movement

St. Louis Art Museum
One Fine Arts Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110

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