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Children's Museum of Indianapolis to mark MLK Day with free admission

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Posted at 10:13 PM, Jan 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-08 22:13:53-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Children's Museum of Indianapolis will mark the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with free admission and a series of events, activities and exhibits.

The museum is typically closed on Mondays through February but will be open on Monday, Jan 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the holiday.

Among the activities and events for the day:

  • The Griot Drum Ensemble will perform authentic traditional West African and Diaspora drumming.
  • Storyteller Portia Jackson will tell tales of courageous children from the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Visiting Artist Israel Solomon will demonstrate how he uses color, shape, and creativity to tell stories.
  • The 2021 NCAA Men's Basketball national championship trophy will be on display.
  • Discover how courageous youths used the power of words, actions, voices and education in "The Power of Children" exhibit.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic there are capacity restrictions. Free reservations are required in advance and are available by calling 317-334-4000 or online.