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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

450 W. Ohio St., Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Venue Phone: 317-232-1882
Event Phone: 317-232-1882


In honor of Dr. King’s efforts for his community, we have set aside a day to help our fellow Hoosiers learn more about his efforts and his legacy, and engage in acts of service. Visitors are invited to participate in service-related activities, learn from community members, explore community storytelling with GANGGANG, and more!

If you would like to contribute to a local community project, visitors are invited to bring new packs of socks and underwear suitable for children to be collected and donated to Charity Cares Early Academy. New packs of socks and underwear can be brought to the Welcome Center on this day.

10 am-5 pm - Visitors can participate in arts and crafts projects for the whole family and explore the Indiana Experience.

Theater Schedule:

  • 11 am – Children’s Book reading
  • 1 pm – The Making of the Dr. King Holiday: Indiana’s Rep. Katie Hall Leads the Charge
  • 2 pm – Musical Performance by Thomas & The Situation
  • 3 pm – Community Conversation with GANGGANG

Presented by The Charlitta and Robin Winston Family Fund for African American History, with support from IUPUI School of Liberal Arts Africana Studies, and Association for the Study of African American Life and History.