Community Programs

Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2013

 
 
Jan 18—Jan 21, 2013
 
 
 
 
 
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BAM, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, and Medgar Evers College of The City University of New York present New York City’s largest public celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This year’s event features a host of events celebrating the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., including a keynote address by Harry Belafonte, musical performances by The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir and Kindred The Family Soul, a simulcast of the 57th presidential inauguration, and so much more.

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Talks
Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
 

New York City’s largest public celebration of the great civil rights leader.

Mon, Jan 21, 2013
 
 
Free
Visual Art
Picture the Dream
 

A community art exhibition featuring works by students from NYCHA.

Jan 18—Jan 19, 2013
 
 
Free
Music
Black Rock Coalition Orchestra Salutes Richie Havens
 

The Black Rock Coalition Orchestra presents a two-night salute to Richie Havens.

Jan 18—Jan 19, 2013
 
 
Free
Visual Art
March On!
 

Exploring the Civil Rights journey of African Americans over the past half-century.

Jan 16—Mar 11, 2013
Open to Public
 
 
Free
Talks
Simulcast of the 57th US Presidential Inauguration
 

BAM presents a free simulcast of Barack Obama’s presidential inauguration.

Mon, Jan 21, 2013
 
 
Free