MLK Jr. Birthday Celebration at Rothko Chapel, January 15

Date: January 15, 2017mlk

Time: 5:00 pm

Join the Rothko Chapel for a celebration in honor of the life and work of the Rev. Dr. King.

The evening begins with a ceremony on the plaza to welcome the return of the Broken Obelisk by Barnett Newman after a year away for conservation. The event will include words by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, MFAH Director Gary Tinterow, and original poems performed by Jackson Neal, 2016 Meta-four Houston Youth Poetry Slam team member, and Fareena Arefeen, City of Houston’s second Youth Poet Laureate, an initiative led by Writers in the Schools, the City of Houston, and the Houston Public Library. Enjoy refreshments during the reception on the plaza, and end the evening in the Chapel with a talk by American commentator, journalist and novelist, Leonard Pitts, Jr.

To attend this event, you must register. Click here for more information or to register.

Rothko Chapel
1409 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006

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