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Commemorative Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 20

Commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at this family friendly event. Enjoy a production of The MLK Project: The Fight for Civil Rights by Writers Theatre and a musical performance by the Chicago Chamber Choir, along with storytelling and crafts for kids that reflect King’s messages of peace and justice.

*Museum admission is FREE for Illinois residents on commemorative days! Special family-friendly activities and performances are designed to honor and celebrate significant moments and figures in history. No RSVP needed. We look forward to seeing you!

The Details



20 th

10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories