MLK Day of Revelations
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Kara Walker (b. 1969), "Resurrection Story with Patrons," 2017. Etching with aquatint, sugar-lift, spit-bite and dry-point, on paper, Triptych: 39.75 x 30 in. (101 x 76.2 cm); 39.75 x 49 in. (101 x 124.5 cm); 39.75 x 30 in. (101 x 76.2 cm). Printed by Burnet Editions, New York. Published by Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund. © Kara Walker
NORCALMLK and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present a day celebrating the contributions and stories from the African American community with programming in connection with Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday and the special exhibition Revelations: Art from the African American South. Enjoy free programs and gallery admission.*
List of Events
Special performances of gospel music and African drumming
Gallery tours with docents, community representatives, and scholars
Lectures on Revelations by docent Sharon Walton and on King & Faith by Dr. Charles H. Long
Film screening of "In the Hour of Chaos: The Untold Story of Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr."
Artist demonstration by comic artist Robert Love
Family art making with museum teaching artists and Museum Ambassadors
Complimentary free admission to the exhibition Revelations: Art from the African American South and the permanent collections. Tickets are required for gallery entrance. Pick up your free ticket at the entrance to each gallery on the day of the event (1 per person) while supplies last.
Related programs are also free with no ticket required.
*Free admission includes all galleries except for the special exhibition, Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire. Tickets may be purchased at the Admissions desk ($28 adults, $25 seniors, $13 youth 6-17, free for children under 6) or online.
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Today's programs have been generously provided in part by NORCALMLK.