Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Special Event and Commemoration

January 21, 2019 @ 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens
829 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville FL 32204

Special programs include art-making activities, live music, and trolley transportation between the Cummer Museum and the Ritz Theatre and Museum (12 to 5 p.m.). An Ecumenical Prayer for Peace organized by OneJax will be held at 3 p.m. in the gardens. The Cummer Café will be open from 12 to 5 p.m.

Visitors will also help create a special collaborative “Art Peace” to be shown in the Cummer Museum. Participants will use watercolor resist and paper folding techniques to create quilt squares and paper chains with messages of peace and unity. Visitor artwork will be combined to create a larger display. Guests can participate in this collaborative art-making project at both the Cummer Museum and the Ritz Theatre and Museum.

Free admission is made possible through grants and sponsorships from The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, JAX Chamber, JEA, and the United Way of Northeast Florida.

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