Jan 18-21: African American Iconic Images Collection Tour | Michael Lewis on Furness | MLK Day of Service

Here’s what’s on tap for the long weekend:

African American Iconic Images Collection Tour

Saturday, January 19, 10am-Noon. Departs from African American Museum, 701 Arch Street. Hop on a special tour of select murals in the Albert M. Greenfield African American Iconic Images Collection with AAMP artist-in-residence Richard J. Watson in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Please check in by 9:45am. $30, $28 for seniors, $20 for kids under 12. Buy tickets online.

Gallery Talk: Michael Lewis on Face & Form: The Art and Caricature of Frank Furness

Saturday, January 19, 1-2pm. Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 219 South 6th Street. Furness scholar Michael Lewis will give a gallery talk on the exhibition Face & Form: The Art and Caricature of Frank Furness. See Furness sketchbooks dating from the 1860s to 1890s of buildings, people, and creatures, being exhibited for the first time publicly. RSVP to sgallo@PhilaAthenaeum.org or (215) 925-2688.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Monday, January 21. Citywide Join volunteers for community service projects across the city in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. Generocity put together this handy guide to events across the city or check out www.mlkdayofservice.org for a complete list of events near you.  

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