Monday, Jan. 18, 2016
Experience Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream at Cincinnati Museum Center through these activities and performances!
Buy home décor, cobbler pies, gourmet coffee, jewelry, sandals, art and other authentic goods at our marketplace featuring local vendors.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Storytelling: From Africa to the Americas by Omope Daboiku
11 a.m., African Village
NewOne Production Presents: The Miracle
Enjoy an exciting performance of an original play written by Britton Carter, featuring poets Mizzan and Pride Lion and a collection of stories and songs about the struggle for freedom.
11:30 a.m., Reakirt Auditorium
Ethiopia: 13 Months of Sunshine and the Cradle of Humanity
Learn about Ethiopian culture and history through a fashion show and musical performance.
1 p.m., Reakirt Auditorium
Face Painting with Robert O’Neal & Company
1-4 p.m., African Village
Praise Singing and Dancing presented by Macedonia Living Word Fellowship Church
Join us for a historical demonstration featuring dance and song.
1:30 p.m., African Village
The Poets Speak with Jori Cotton
Join us for a poetry slam featuring local poets.
2 p.m., Newsreel Theater
Drum Circle for Peace with Baoku Moses
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. and drum for peace as Baoku Moses leads us in an amazing family-friendly drum circle.
2:30 p.m., Duke Energy Children’s Museum
Join acclaimed artist and author Annie Ruth as she shares African-inspired music and songs that celebrate positive self-expression, dreaming and creativity.
3 p.m., African Village
Afrikan Drum and Dance Ensemble
Seating is first come, first serve. Doors open at 3:15 p.m.
4 p.m., Reakirt Auditorium
Collect stamps on your passport for a chance to win!
Noon -4 p.m.
Gather your family and join us as we dive deep into African American culture and history. Just take your passport to the four stamping stations located around the Rotunda and surrounding areas. Complete the challenge activity at that station and earn your stamp to proceed to the next station. Once you collect all four stamps, enter a raffle to win four All Museums Passes.
- Tuskegee Airman: Learn about the living legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen who overcame segregation and prejudice to become one of the most highly respected fighter groups of World War II.
- African-American Quilting: Use fabric and felt to create your very own quilting square. Learn about the history of quilting and uncover their power to tell stories.
- Ethiopia: Learn about the history, rich culture, and beauty of Ethiopia.
- Congratulations! You have earned your final stamp and qualify to enter into a drawing for Museum Passes!