Celebrating the birthday of Civil Rights Movement leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the federal holiday of his namesake falls on the third Monday of January.
In 2020, Martin Luther King Jr Day falls on January 20, and here are some events scheduled for that day in the New Orleans area:
Woke Dreams – Contemporary Arts Center
The Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans will be hosting a reflection and celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his impact on current social movements. The event, called Woke Dreams, includes a panel discussion and art explorations.
Woke Dreams is scheduled from noon to 3:30 p.m. at the Contemporary Art Center on Camp Street.