National Portrait Gallery's January Events Include ONE LIFE: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. and More
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.
Under the inspired leadership of Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968), nonviolent protest became the defining feature of the modern civil rights movement in America.
Explore this one-room exhibition dedicated to the life and accomplishments of Dr. King.
Portrait Story Days: Martin Luther King Jr.
Young visitors and their families may drop in to listen to a story about Dr. King and his accomplishments and then create an artwork inspired by his work.
Saturday, Jan. 18, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 19, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 20, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Events and Programs
Studio Time: Caitlin Price Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition finalist Caitlin Price leads this hands-on art lesson on photographing with natural light. This program is intended for adult audiences. Registration is $50 and includes all materials; cash and checks are accepted. Email email@example.com for registration and payment details.
Saturday, Jan. 11, 10:15 a.m. - noon
Portrait Story Days Listen to a story about an influential American and create an artwork inspired by them.
Alvin Ailey: Saturday, Jan 4, 1:00-4:00 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 5, 2:00- 5:00 p.m.
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson: Sunday, Jan. 12, 2:00- 5:00 p.m.
Julia Child: Saturday, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2:00- 5:00 p.m.
Open Studio Fridays The Portrait Gallery opens its education centerFriday afternoons for creative fun for all ages. This program is sponsored in part by the Reinsch Family Education Endowment.
Fridays, Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31
Portrait Discovery Kits This interactive way of learning more about people in the museum and their contributions to American history is available on select days. Visitors can check out kits just outside of the education center, room E151, first floor.
Saturdays, Jan. 4, and 18, 1:00- 4:00 p.m.
Sundays, Jan. 5, 19, and 26, 2:00- 5:00 p.m.
Young Portrait Explorers: Bill "Bojangles" Robinson
Registration required athttp://www.eventbrite.com/org/810710525. Gather in G Street lobby at10:25 a.m.; program begins promptly at10:30.
Monday, Jan. 13, 10:25- 11:30 a.m.