In observance of the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday next Monday, the Museum of the African Diaspora (MOAD) in San Francisco will be having their MLK Jr. family free day.
Throughout the entire day, the museum will provide free admission and programs, thus giving both locals and visitors an opportunity to come celebrate the life and achievements of one of the greatest heroes, this county has seen.
The special day will begin at 11am with an African Drumming Ensemble, lasting until 1pm, and picking up again from 2 to 3pm. This will take place on the sidewalk of where the MOAD is located, along with sidewalk chalk art with artist Jamie Treacy from 1 to 3pm. The second floor of the museum will feature a range of lectures and film including a screening and panel discussion of “The Power Broker”. Also taking place on the second floor is the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) fair from 12 to 4pm. On the third floor, there will be an art project, and a scavenger hunt in the Gallery, as well as films on Dr. King in the Wells Fargo Heritage Center.
And finally this special event will also be an opportunity to check out MOAD’s special exhibition, Desert Jewels: North African Jewelry and Photography from the Xavier Guerrand Hermes Collection for free. Log on to www.moadsf.org for more information.