The NorcalMLK Foundation and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are proud to present Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Revelations. Enjoy free admission to the exhibition ‘Revelations: Art from the African American South’ and the de Young permanent collection galleries, along with programming and activities that celebrate the themes in the exhibition and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Though not required, we encourage everyone to RSVP. )
9:30 AM–5:15 PM
Complimentary admission to the exhibition Revelations: Art from the African American South and the permanent collections. Pick up your free ticket from the Admissions desk on the day of the event (one per person). Related programs are also free with no ticket required.
10:30 AM, REPEATING AT 12:30 PM | WILSEY COURT
Enjoy a concert of special gospel music. Ghanaian Master Drummer Pope Flynn opens the day’s events with traditional African rhythms.
10:30 AM REPEATING AT 12:30 PM | WILSEY COURT
Tour Revelations with museum docents and community representatives. At the end, join scholars as they share their connections to the artworks.
11 AM–3 PM | PIAZZONI MURALS ROOM
Meet comic artist Robert Love. Make your own art inspired by the exhibition with museum teaching artists, Pick up a Revelations Youth Guide before visiting the galleries.
11–11:45 AM | KORET AUDITORIUM
Revelations: Art from the African American South by Sharon Walton Working with little or no formal training, and often employing cast-off objects and unconventional materials, these artists have created visually compelling works that address some of the most profound and persistent issues in American society, including race, class, gender, and religion.
1–2 PM | KORET AUDITORIUM
King and Faith: a Conversation with Dr. Charles H. Long, in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishers.
2:30–4:15 PM | KORET AUDITORIUM
In the Hour of Chaos: The Untold Story of Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. (107 MINUTES, 2016)
Explore the life and trials of the Reverend Martin Luther King Sr., father of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Set against a backdrop of sociopolitical intrigue and anarchy spanning three generations of the King family, In the Hour of Chaos goes behind-the-scenes of America’s major domestic con icts and gives provocative information about the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Directed by Bayer Mack.
de Young Museum in located in Golden Gate Park
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco
* Photo: Drew Altizer Photography, Fine Arts Museums Of San Francisco