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Celebrate MLK Day all weekend long at Children's Museum of Atlanta! Learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his message of hope and acceptance, and more with fun activities!

Watercolor Portraits and Quotes in the Art Studio

Learn about Dr. King's portrait in the National Portrait Gallery, and then make your own! Sketch out your portrait with pencil, and then color it in using watercolor, just like Boris Chaliapin did for Dr. King! For our younger guests, we will have various "bubble letter" quotes printed on cardstock to paint!

Walk Through the Timeline of Dr. King's Life

The Morph Gallery will be laid out as a timeline through Dr. King's life, with 39 steps (footprints) through the area to symbolize his 39 years of life with fun activities.

Build-A-Bridge at Jane's Innovation Station

March of 1965, Dr. King took part in a historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to fight for equal rights for Black Americans. At Jane's Innovation Station, learn more about the journey, how bridges function, and take on the challenge to build your very own bridge!

MLK's Birthday Celebration on the CMA Stage

It's a party! Join us on the CMA Stage to celebrate MLK's birthday and boogie on down together for a Birthday Dance Party and walk around the Museum together in our Birthday Parade!

Story Times at the CMA Stage

Listen to Markell Williams read MLK's famous 'I Have a Dream' speech. Celebrate and see the beauty in this colorful story time about a little boy's journey with his grandmother to the last stop on market street!