ABOUT THE EVENT
FREE Community Day | Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In commemoration of Dr. King’s birthday, the NBMAA is partnering with the CT Center for Nonviolence (CTCN) to present an afternoon of art-making, music, and learning led by CTCN teaching artists and certified nonviolence trainers, including Shanna T. Melton, Adjovi Simpini, Gamaliel Moses, Melinda Alcosser, and Cherell Banks. Drop into activities to express love, practice empathy, and celebrate community.
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Building the Beloved Community Art Project led by Shanna T. Melton and certified nonviolence trainers
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Dr. King film, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Historical Perspective
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Drumming led by Gamaliel Moses
12:30 - 1:15 p.m. | Afro Beat Dance led by Adjovi Simpini
The CT Center for Nonviolence (CTCN) is a leader in nonviolence education. We are dedicated to bringing people from diverse communities together in dialogue and creative expression to explore the root causes of violence and learn constructive methods of developing and applying alternative solutions.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Day is sponsored by The Arbella Insurance Foundation
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