The Museum of Tolerance invites you to
MLK, Jr. Day at the MOT
Celebrate the life of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, January 20, 2014
10:00am - 5:00pm*
Perhaps no other place offers such a motivational mix of history and personal empowerment. Experience the Museum’s state-of-the-art interactive exhibits that expose the dynamics of prejudice and discrimination historically and today.
LIVING VOICES: THE RIGHT TO DREAM
Performances at 1:30pm and 3pm. Included with your Museum or Anne exhibit admission / Free for Museum Members
A solo performance uniquely combined with archival film that turns history into a moving, personal journey. The struggle and sacrifice for civil rights in America is witnessed in this compelling story of an African-American student’s coming of age in Mississippi during the 1950's and 1960's. This program illuminates the issues of civil rights, leading audiences to understand how the fight against prejudice has shaped our history.
Screening at 6pm
Included with your Museum or Anne exhibit admission / Free for Museum Members. Pre-registration required. Register now
Starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, Lee Daniels’ THE BUTLER is the story of a White House butler who served seven American presidents over three decades. The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man’s life and family. The cast includes John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Lenny Kravitz, James Marsden, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber and Robin Williams.
* Last Museum ticket for core exhibits sold at approximately 3:30pm. New Anne Frank Exhibit (separate ticket) closes at 6:30pm
Free underground parking. Please be considerate of our residential neighbors and make every effort to avoid driving through single-family residential neighborhood streets.