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15 Jan 2016

MLK Weekend Celebration at AAMP Friday, Jan. 15th – Monday, Jan. 18th

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January 15, 2016 Category: Local Posted by:

​Cost: $2 general admission on Saturday, Sunday and Monday

AAMP’s 2016 MLK Weekend kicks off with a young professional mixer co-curated by Philadelphia-based entrepreneur Curran J of Kings Rule Together. Then, the weekend continues from Saturday to Monday with three full days of interactive and enlightening arts activities, performances and workshops. Guests can also explore our core exhibit, “Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia, 1776-1876.”

Thanks to the generosity of Citizens Bank, the museum’s admission will be reduced to $2 for all guests during the MLK Weekend Celebration festivities.

Are you a in-community partner looking for free admission for our MLK Weekend Celebration? Email us here for more info!

​Give Back By Donating:  In addition, AAMP encourages all guests to give back by bringing canned goods to be donated to the Philabundance Food Drive and lightly used or new business attire to be donated to the WURD Career Wardrobe.

AAMP’s MLK Weekend Schedule: ​

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Friday, January 15 ~ 6:30PM

​Kings Rule Together & AAMP Present: The Inspire Series – MLK Edition

Join AAMP as we kickoff MLK Weekend with a young professionals mixer and panel co-curated by Philadelphia-based entrepreneur Curran J., Founder/CEO of the Kings Rule Together clothing and lifestyle company. Panelists will include a mix of African American civic leaders, local entrepreneurs and a mix of wealth and finance experts. The evening will include a “mixer” for young professionals who may be interested in entrepreneurship and learning more about managing their personal finances. This event is free with registration.

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Saturday, January 16

Theme: Family, Culture & Community Activism

Museum Hours: 10AM to 5PM

10AM –  5PM: Garden of Life Interactive Exhibit

10AM – 5PM: Collecting on the Legacy Interactive Exhibit

12PM – 2PM: Face painting with Latonia

12PM – 2PM: MLK Re-enactment with Carlo CAMpbell

1PM – 2PM: Mlanjeni Magical Theatre

1PM – 2PM: Clef Club of Jazz: Jazz History & Appreciation Workshop

1PM – 4PM: Go Tell It-March, Sing, Shout! Megaphone Arts & Crafts with Tanya Murphy

2PM – 4PM: Hip Hop FundAamentals Dance Workshop with Roger Lee Arts

Sunday, January 17

Theme: Family, Culture & Social Justice

Museum Hours: 12PM to 5PM

12PM – 5PM: Garden of Life Interactive Exhibit

10PM – 5PM: Collecting on the Legacy Interactive Exhibit

12PM – 1PM: Face painting with Latonia

1PM – 3PM: MLK Re-enactment with Carlo Campbell

1PM – 2PM: Activism in Action Art & Writing Contest Presentation & Prizes

2PM – 2:30PM: Chantel Price Dance Studio

2:30PM – 4:30PM: Hip Hop Fundamentals Dance Workshop with Roger Lee Arts

Monday, January 18

Theme: Family, Culture & Diversity

Museum Hours: 10AM to 5PM

10AM – 2PM: Citizens Bank Scavenger

10AM – 2PM: Collecting on the Legacy Interactive Exhibit

10AM – 4PM: Garden of Life Interactive Exhibit

11AM – 12PM; 1 – 2PM; 3 – 4PM: Citizens Bank Photo Booth

11AM: Citizens Bank Welcome 

11AM – 12PM: Hip Hop Fundamentals Dance Workshop With Roger Lee Arts

11AM – 12PM: Phillie Phanatic Appearance

11AM -12PM: Citizens Bank Photo Booth with Phillies Left Fielder Aaron Altherr

11AM – 4PM: Diversity Links Art & History Workshop With Tanya Murphy

11AM – 4PM: Mlanjeni Magical Theatre Animal Balloons

11AM – 4PM: Face painting with Latonia

12:30 – 1:00PM: Sister Cities GirlChoir

1:00 – 1:30PM: Chantel Price Dance Studio

1PM – 4PM: MLK Re-enactment with Carlo Campbell

2PM – 3PM: Clef Club of Jazz Intergenerational Concert

2PM – 5PM: Collecting on the Legacy Interactive Exhibit Live Painting With artists Bernard Collins, Oronde Kairi, Amir Mark Lyles

3PM – 4PM: Weez The Peeples: Karen Smith featuring Bert Harris and Dena Underwood

3:30PM – 4:30PM: Hip Hop FundAMentals Dance Workshop With Roger Lee Arts.

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