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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the IMA 

When: Mon., Jan. 21, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 2013
Price: free.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art will host a day of free programs and activities to discover common threads while celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Day events and activities include:

See common threads in textile and fashion arts exhibitions An American Legacy: Norell, Blass, Halston, and Sprouse and MOLA: Kuna Needle Arts from the San Blas Islands.
Community weaving. A large-scale community weaving inspired by An American Legacy and MOLA will take place in Pulliam Great Hall.
Film in The Toby. Sing Your Song, a film featuring the life and contributions of legendary actor, musician and community activist, Harry Belafonte, will screen in The Toby.
Tours and docent stations. Visitors can enjoy guided tours exploring the day’s theme, discover carts filled with objects everyone can touch and view up close, and take part in other interactive experiences. IMA docents wearing Ask Me! Buttons, and Hold It! activities will be stationed throughout the Museum.
Woven treasures. Creative Color Stations will give visitors the opportunity to learn the meanings of some colors and create a unique sculpture or wearable work of art.
Focus 2020. The Peace Learning Center will be at the IMA to hold a special MLK Day Focus 2020 Listening Tour stop. Focus 2020 is a civic engagement and education initiative that aims to help Indianapolis become a more welcoming, global, and dynamic community by the year 2020.
Help others stay warm. The IMA will be accepting gently used or new hats and gloves to benefit the women and children residing at Coburn Place Safe Haven.
Free Parking is available in the main IMA parking lot or in one of the numerous satellite lots. Additional overflow parking will be available at Light of the World Christian Church on Michigan Road. Free shuttle service will be provided to visitors from 10:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m.

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