Tuesday 1/11 @ 7:30 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room
Featuring FluidMotion stretching exercises by Ariss Seals at 7:30. Free for members, $5 for non-members. Purchase 8 sessions and receive a complimentary museum membership, making your next 12 months FREE! Whether you want to lose weight, get fit, compete, or just stay in shape, come dressed to sweat (with an exercise mat or beach towel) and join this safe, fun fitness program for women. For more information please call (313) 494-5817 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hustle for History
Sunday 1/16 @ 5 pm in the Ford Freedom Rotunda
Get your groove on with our weekly hustle lessons, taught by instructors "Two Left Feet" and "Shorti Smoove." Free for Members, $7 for non-members. Purchase 5 lessons and receive a complimentary museum membership, making your next 12 months of hustle lessons FREE! For more information, please call (313) 494-5800.
MLK Day Commemorative Breakfast Celebration ($)
Monday 1/17 @ 8 am in the Ford Freedom Rotunda
Join us as we celebrate the 25th National Holiday Observance of Martin Luther King Day, with the theme, Remembering the legacy of Dr. King and Detroit's historic 1963 Walk to Freedom. Doors open at 7 am; valet parking is available and seating is on a first come, first served basis. Breakfast is from 8 - 9 am in the Ford Freedom Rotunda followed by speakers & performers at 9 am in the GM Theater. Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Byron C. Moore, Historic Ebenezer A.M.E. Church of Detroit. Performances by Armond with Chris Jones, and the Plymouth Revelation Dancers. Tickets are $35 and are available at the museum and by clicking here.
25th National Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday 1/17 from 9 am - 7 pm
Welcome to the 25th National Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — join us for an exciting day of celebration, service, activities, screenings, workshops & performances! The day's schedule includes:
- 11 am & 3 pm: Free To Be Me children's workshops
- 12 pm: Film screening of The Long Walk Home starring Whoopi Goldberg
- 1 & 5 pm: Theatrical production of The Meeting based on a fictional meeting between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, performed by the Rochester College Theater Department
- 2 pm: Martin Luther King, Our Hero children's storytelling
- 3 pm: Songs of Freedom concert
NEW EXHIBIT: the opening of Gale Fulton Ross's Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise: An Artist's Journey
ATTENTION HUNGRY MEMBERS: Show your museum membership card and get 20% off dine-in meals and carryout orders (mention this offer when ordering over the phone), and 15% off all box lunch orders, from Union Street, located at 4145 Woodward Avenue in Detroit's midtown. Please call (313) 831-3965 or visit www.unionstreetdetroit.com for more information. It's just another great reason to be a member!