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.