MLK Days 2020: a 3-day community event
Saturday, January 18—Monday, January 20, 2020
Admission is always free! Donations gladly accepted!
Join us for our annual event that brings the community together for three days of uplifting creativity and inspiration. Each year, we invite a different artist to develop and lead a meaningful project inspired by the life and legacy of Dr. King.
This year, visiting Baltimore artist Gary Webb will guide visitors through the creation of a community art project titled, “Faces of a Dream.” Inspired by the art of Mr. Webb, the project invites guests of all ages to create a wire mask using using the artist’s “webbing technique” of twisting and bending different kinds of wire into a self-portrait mask. Each wire portrait will be added to an ever-growing wall of faces, celebrating the diversity and beauty of our community. Materials appropriate for different ages and abilities will be available.
In addition to the community art project, guests can also enjoy:
A Tent of Many Colors—the Communal Coloring Tent Returns!
The popular community coloring tent will transform the Murray Arts Building into gathering space that is both peaceful and inspiring. Step inside the tent of many colors and enjoy the therapeutic qualities of coloring! Coloring supplies will be available for use and all are welcome. Choose a design, find a seat, make a friend, relax and enjoy the atmosphere. A great space for all ages to enjoy.
Make-&-Take Project in the artLAB
Gallery exhibits and the sculpture garden are open as well during the event!