Events

MLK Dare to Dream Day!

MLK Day at the American Visionary Art Museum

Celebrate Dr. King's vision & legacy with AVAM!

A celebration honoring one of history's greatest visionaries, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Join us for special performances by DewMore Baltimore, Chin-Yer Wright, Kondwani Fidel, Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, and Keur Khaleyi African Dance Company. Plus, enjoy birthday cake, a hands-on art workshop, and more at this FREE, fun-filled day! See our newest exhibition, PARENTING: An Art without a Manual any time 10am-6pm, free! See below for the full day's schedule:



TIME ACTIVITY LOCATION
ALL DAY
(10am – 6pm)
Free museum admission

All buildings

MLK Day Film (on loop)

Main Building, 2nd Floor Gallery's Theater

  Pick up a free copy of "The Visionary Artists of Color Guide"
for a self-guided tour

Main building, Front Desk

10am – 1pm Wear Your Dream button-making workshop Jim Rouse Visionary Center building, 3rd Floor

10am – 2pm Docents in the galleries. (Note: We're not able to offer formal tours, but our friendly docents are around to answer your questions!)

Main Building, All Floors
12pm – 1pm Birthday cake and hot drinks served Jim Rouse Visionary Center building, 3rd Floor

1pm – 1:30pm Step performace by Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women
as seen in "Step," the Sundance award-winning film
Jim Rouse Visionary Center building, 3rd Floor

2pm – 3:30pm Poetry Slam and Open Mic with featured performers
Dewmore Baltimore, Chin-yer Wright, and Kondwani Fidel
Jim Rouse Visionary Center building, 2nd Floor

3:30pm – 4:30pm Keur Khaleyi African dance & drum performance Jim Rouse Visionary Center building, 1st Floor

Thank You to our generous Primary Lead Sponsor:


                Bank of America