Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020 with $5 Admission
The National Constitution Center will honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s lifelong dedication to justice, equality, and service for the greater good on Monday, January 20, with discounted $5 admission. Special programs include a moving reading of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, performed by a diverse ensemble of local actors and students from local colleges and universities, and performances by “Two of a Kind,” an award-winning, nationally touring, husband-wife duo. Frances Ellen Watkins Harpers: The Great Problem to Be Solved—a one-actor theatrical performance in the 14th Amendment section of the new Civil War and Reconstruction exhibit highlighting Harper, a key African American figure from the Reconstruction era—will also be offered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Additional programming includes craft projects, a story corner, and other family-friendly activities. The Center is also organizing the donation of books and school supplies for Philadelphia school students. Items can be dropped off at the Center’s box office through January 20.