This weekend, thousands of people across the country will gather to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.
New Orleans will have a weekend of celebrations with events across the city:
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019
Rev. Avery C. Alexander Social Action Forum – 10:00 a.m.
2220 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70113
Day of Service – 10:00 a.m.
Bayou Bienvenue Wetland Triangle
Lower 9th Ward Observation Deck
2667 Caffin Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117
National Conference of Artists 21st MLK Exhibitions – 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
McKenna Museum of African American Art
2003 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Rosa Keller Library Gallery – 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
New Orleans MLK Student Art Exhibition
4300 South Broad Street, New Orleans, LA 70125
Stella Jones Gallery – 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 132, New Orleans, LA, 70170
Ashe Cultural Arts Center Powerhouse Theater – 4:00 p.m.
1731 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70113
Monday, Jan. 21, 2019
Opening Program – 9:00 a.m.
New Orleans Jazz Market
1436 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70113
Speaker: The Honorable Marc H. Morial
President and CEO of the National Urban League
Official March – 10:00 a.m.
Beginning at Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard and ending at A.L. Davis Park (LaSalle Street & Washington Avenue)
“Remember, Celebrate, Act” – MLK Day of Play
A.L. Davis Park (the official end of the march route) ends at 3:00 p.m.