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Living the Legacy in the D: A Tribute to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

MLK at Cobo
When

June 22 – July 22, 2012

Where

In-person Event

Work: Detroit

Details

Exhibition
Open to the public
Free of charge

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Foundation, Inc. and the University of Michigan Detroit Center present

Living the Legacy in the D: A Tribute to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

June 22 — July 202012
Opening Program and Reception: Friday, June 22 6 — 8 pm

Symposium discussion panel includes:
Dr. Ed Jackson, Jr. — Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial Foundation Executive Architect
Dr. James Chaffers — Professor Emeritus, University of Michigan’s A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Prof. Jon Lockard — Adjunct Senior Lecturer, University of Michigan’s Department of Afroamerican and African Studies

Draw inspiration from the legacy of Dr. King, his historical connections to Detroit, and the national memorial built in his honor. Living the Legacy in the D” transports the sights and sounds of the National Mall to the city of Detroit, recreating the D.C. experience through stunning displays, crisp photographs, and scale models. An exclusive Detroit-area showing, this exhibition offers visitors a rare and exciting glimpse of this powerful monument, and also highlights King’s presence in local history. 

Image courtesy of the Walter P. Reuther Library/​Wayne State University


Work: Detroit

Work: Detroit closed in July, 2014.