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Hannah Kiefer, Director of Communication 
hkiefer@indianamuseum.org, 317.234.8146 (office); 317.431.5448 (cell)

Indiana State Museum celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Paige Southerland, 317.234.5078, psoutherland@indianamuseum.org

INDIANAPOLIS — Join the Indiana State Museum in celebrating the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with activities, films and performances.

WHAT:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration

WHEN:
Monday, January 16, 2017
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE:
Indiana State Museum
650 W. Washington St. in downtown Indianapolis

WHO:
Indiana State Museum

COST:
Admission is free and open to the public with the exchange of a nonperishable food item

SCHEDULE:
-Tour the new 1st and 2nd floor galleries
-Tour the museum’s exhibition Indiana in 200 Objects: A Bicentennial Celebration
-IMAX will show free screenings of Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience (Digital IMAX)
-Meet historic Indiana characters portrayed by junior girl scouts from Zionsville Council Troop 1671
-See the Southport High School robotics team in action
-Eskenazi Health will provide free health screenings
-Stop by and take a swing at the Indianapolis Indians batting cage

For more information, please call 317.232.1637 or visit www.indianamuseum.org.

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The Indiana State Museum is located in White River State Park in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. It is Indiana’s museum for science, art and culture, offering a place where you can celebrate, investigate, remember, learn and take pride in Indiana’s story in the context of the broader world. Even the building is a showcase of the best Indiana has to offer in architecture, materials and sculpture. Easy and convenient parking is available in the attached underground garage.  

Posted by Paige Southerland at 6:00 AM