Forum staff reports, Published January 17 2013
Plains Art Museum will host MLK Jr. Day eventsFARGO – Plains Art Museum, in collaboration with the Fargo-Moorhead Opera and Theatre B, will host Making Hearts Day: A Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Monday at the museum.
Activities will include:
- 10 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m.: Free hands-on ceramic heart-making experience. To register, visit www.plainsart.org or call (701) 232-3821.
- 11 a.m.: “Martin Luther King Jr. in American Art” talk by Colleen Sheehy, CEO and director of the Plains Art Museum.
- Noon: Kickoff with Colleen Sheehy, Carrie Wintersteen, executive director of Theatre B, and David Hamilton, general director of the Fargo-Moorhead Opera.
- 12:05 p.m.: Musical performance by Chris Kenney of the Fargo-Moorhead Opera.
- 12:30 p.m.: Theatrical performance by Theatre B.
- 1 p.m.: “Martin Luther King Jr. Life & Legacy” talk by Paul Harris, Minnesota State University Moorhead history professor.
During the free public celebration, the organizations will kick off their collaboration for Giving Hearts Day, a 24-hour online fundraising event for local nonprofits Feb. 14.
All contributions of $10 or more made at www.impactgiveback.org up to $4,000 will be matched.
For more information, call (701) 551-6121.