22nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice 2018

Sunday, January 14, 2018 Noon to 4:00 pm
Monday, January 15, 2018 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Free admission

The Yale Peabody Museum will open its doors once again in honor of Dr. King and his efforts to ensure environmental and social justice among all people. The weekend's activities will include world-class performances, community open mics, and educational activities for visitors of all ages. Special Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. programming also include the 9th Annual Teen Summit, Professional Poetry Slam and Art Contest.




Art Contest!

OPEN to all middle school and highschool students
Please send in your registration form with your art piece. Deadline for art submissions is Wednesday January 10, 2018.
All art work submissions must be original and no larger than 13x17
Registration Form: 

The top 20 submissions will be displayed at the Peabody Museum during the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. two-day celebration.
1st Place: $150, a 2018 MLK t-shirt
2nd Place: $75, a 2018 MLK t-shirt
3rd Place: $25, a 2018 MLK t-shirt

Mail or deliver entries to:
Public and Youth Engagement
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
170 Whitney Avenue
P.O. Box 208118 New Haven, CT, 06520-8118


If you have any questions, please contact the Public Programs Office at (203) 432-3776 or