Events

MLK Dare to Dream Day!

MLK Day at the American Visionary Art Museum

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

  • Date: Monday, January 15, 2018
  • Time: 10am–6pm
  • Cost: FREE Admission & Educational Programming!

A celebration in honor of the life and dreams of one of the greatest visionaries in America's history. Join us for free admission, workshops, birthday cake, and special performances at this FREE, fun-filled day! The museum is FREE & open to the public from 10am–6pm. Visit our latest exhibition, The Great Mystery Show, and tour our entire Wonderland campus, including the Jim Rouse Visionary Center & more! A special invitation is extended to educators and all the wonderful people who help to empower the next generation. Teachers, come pick up our educational materials and discover the many educational offerings we have available for you and your students.

TIME ACTIVITY LOCATION
10am – 6pm (all day) 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

  Pick up a free packet of Educator Information

 
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
11am – 12pm Poetry Slam and Open Mic Jim Rouse Visionary Center building, Conference Room

11am – 3pm Wear Your Dream button-making workshop Jim Rouse Visionary Center building, 3rd Floor

12pm – 12:30pm Cardinal Shehan Choir performance Jim Rouse Visionary Center building, 3rd Floor

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

1pm – 2pm Abu the Flutemaker Jim Rouse Visionary Center building, 1st Floor

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