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January 6, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Honors Martin Luther King Jr. With A Free Tribute Concert, Monday, January 20

Pay homage to Martin Luther King Jr. as The Philadelphia Orchestra performs a free concert in his name on Monday, January 20. Directed by Cristian Măcelaru, the concert coincides with the end of the countywide Day of Service, allowing volunteers to attend the afternoon of music. The annual Day of Service is a full day […]

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January 15, 2013

A Roundup Of Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Philadelphia On Monday, January 21, Including Free And Discounted Admission To Some Of The City’s Top Museums

Philadelphia is celebrating Martin Luther King Day with an array of events. Some of the city’s most popular museums are open for free or for a discounted rate, and many are pairing up with the Martin Luther King Day of Service and hosting events to improve the lives of those in need in the Greater […]

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January 10, 2013

Free Admission At The National Constitution Center On January 21 For Martin Luther King Day And The 57th Presidential Inauguration

Get a free (!!!) look into the world of the Nation Constitution Center on Monday, January 21. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the second inauguration of President Barack Obama, the museum will be offering free admission and plenty of activities relating to the holidays all day long. The museum is […]

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January 16, 2012

Commemorate MLK Day Today With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

Posting will be light today on account of the national holiday. But we wouldn’t leave you out to dry; see below for our guide to all things MLK happening throughout the city today to commemorate one of our nation’s most celebrated Civil Rights heroes. Note that all national parks have free admission in honor of […]

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January 11, 2012

Philadelphia Orchestra To Play A Free Concert On MLK Day, January 16

The Philadelphia Orchestra is giving Philadelphia a different way to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. This Monday, January 16, the orchestra is holding its 22nd annual FREE Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert. The concert will be held, appropriately, at Martin Luther King High School, hosting the concert for the seventh consecutive year. Tthe orchestra will play alongside the School District of Philadelphia’s All City Choir. Additionally, Charlotte Blake Alston will narrate readings from Dr. King. Reserve your spot online. [Philadelphia Orchestra MLK Concert]

January 5, 2012

Celebrate MLK Day, January 16, At The National Museum Of American Jewish History With Special Tours, Screenings And Crafts

On January 16, 2012, in honor of Martin Luther King Day, the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) located on Independence Mall, will celebrate the birthday of the civil rights hero with a family-filled day of programming. Free admission is granted for all who visit the museum between 10 a.m.-5 p.m. to take part […]

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January 4, 2012

The National Constitution Center To Participate In The 17th Annual Greater Philadelphia MLK Day Of Service, January 16, With A Variety Of Programs

The National Constitution Center will participate in a big way in the 17th Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 16. The center’s day of remembrance will include dramatic performances, an opera, service projects and craft activities, all of which are free with museum admission. In the F.M. Kirby […]

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January 14, 2011

The Franklin Institute Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. With Crafts, A Book Reading, Speech Screening And More This Monday, January 17

The Franklin Institute is offering a series of activities and events in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on Monday, January 17th. Dr. King’s legacy is remembered in a book reading activity in which children can hear the stories of various scientists, like Guion Bluford, the first African American to orbit the Earth; […]

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January 10, 2011

The National Constitution Center Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 17: Craft-Making, “I Have A Dream” Speech Recitation And More

Spend Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 17th, at the National Constitution Center as it joins in the 16th annual Greater Philadelphia King Day of Service, the largest Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event in the nation. In the spirit of Dr. King’s vision for a more engaged community, National Constitution Center visitors can […]

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