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Cedar Art Center Corning, NY

MLK Celebration @ 171 Cedar Art Center

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MLK Celebration @ 171 Cedar Art Center
MLK Celebration @ 171 Cedar Art Center

Time & Location

Jan 16, 2023, 11:30 PM – 11:35 PM

Cedar Art Center Corning, NY, 171 Cedar St, Corning, NY 14830, USA

About the event

In honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr./MLK Day, Corning Black Employee Network and 171 Cedar Arts Center are partnering with Corning Community College, the African American Read-In Program, and EOP to celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy.

Also, please consider registering to participate in the available workshop, "Protest -Paying homage to MLK through the lens of Protest" led by CCC Professor Hiram Cray Arts which is open to ages 12+. The cap on the workshop is 15 participants.

We are providing lunch and asking all participants to register so we can properly provide for the needs of all who are attending. Please register here https://171cedararts.org/product/mlk-day/

This program is open to all community members of all ages. Please contact Babatunde Ayanfodun, bayanfod@corning-cc.edu, to sign up to volunteer.

11:30 am – 3:30 pm (ages 5+)

  • Friendship Baptist Church Praise Team Choir
  • Katherine P. Douglas Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion SUNY CCC | Civil Rights Quotes
  • 12:05 – 12:35 - Bagged Lunch
  • SingTrece | Singer
  • Dr. Aloja Airewele | African Drumming
  • Jasmine Godwin | Art Workshop
  • Rosita Adamo | Dance Workshop
  • African American Read-In of the Southern Tier of NY | Storytelling

Art Workshop (ages 12+) with Hiram Cray | Art Instructor SUNY CCC

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Ackerman Art Studio | 155 Cedar Street

Students will take home original artwork that they create.

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