Becoming the Beloved Community

Date & Time
Saturday, April 6, 2019 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
African American History and Culture Museum
1st and 2nd Floor
Event Type
Celebrations, Kids & Families, Performances
All activities outside and inside are free. Registration is required for the activities inside the museum. LImited walk-up passes available.
About this Event
Be inspired by Dr.King’s vision of the Beloved Community
We invite visitors of all ages to participate in hands-on activities and enjoy the music of Rochelle Rice, an award-winning singer and composer, who performs jazz-centric pop and soul in an engaging and interactive program continuing the legacy and celebration of African American History and Black American Music. 

Schedule of Events

North Patio
Marching for Freedom and Justice
•     Make a mini-sign inspired by the signs from the March on Washington
•     Take your picture with signs inspired by the signs from the Memphis Sanitation Strike


Heritage Hall in front of the Corona Pavilion

Rochelle Rice 
11:00am  12:05pm  2:10p 3:15pm

Heritage Hall by the Monumental Staircase

•     What is your life’s blueprint?-Let us know how you achieve excellence
•     Drive out Darkness –What is one thing you can do to carry out Dr. King’s vision?

Learn more! Gallery on the Second Floor


•     Remember the Man  Create a button celebrating Dr. King.
•     Celebrate Dr. King’s Peace Prize  Craft a small flag to celebrate Dr. King’s Nobel Prize
• Honor the King Family Design a medal inspired by the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Dr. and
Mrs. King.

Information Station
Learn about voting rights and register to vote with the Reeb Project

This program is generously supported by United Airlines

Upcoming Events

Meditation Monday

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 1:00pm

Cultural Cuddles: Discovering Music and Sound

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 11:30am

Toddling Treasures: Exploring Music and Sound

Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 11:30am