Tuesday, January 5, 2016

New Haven Museum to hold storytelling for Peabody Museum’s 20th MLK Celebration

NEW HAVEN - The New Haven Museum will act as host for the storytelling portion of the Yale Peabody Museum’s 20th Annual “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice,” on Monday, January 18, 2016, from noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 18, according to a release.

"Held in honor of Dr. King and his efforts to ensure environmental and social justice among all people, other activities planned by the Peabody Museum include world-class performances and educational activities for visitors of all ages. All events held in conjunction with the two-day celebration are free of charge," the release said.

The storytelling sessions include "engaging tales by three professional storytellers" and the schedule is:

- 12:30 p.m.: Joy W. Donaldson -“Martin Luther King: In Word and Song”

- 1:30 p.m.: Waltrina Kirkland Mullins - "We've Come A Long Way! - Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. King"

- 2:30 p.m.: Karen Johnson - “Giving Thanks for the Harvest”

For more information on the weekend’s events visit: http://peabody.yale.edu/

The New Haven Museum at 114 Whitney Ave, is steps away from its Yale neighbor, the Peabody Museum, at 170 Whitney Ave.

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