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