Today's Date: July 1, 2022
NCCI Golf Event Generates $25,000 for Kids' Chance of America Scholarships   •   Mrs. Flowers Takes the Helm at Comfort Home Care, Rockville, MD   •   Checkmarx' Ana Lucia Amaral Honored as a CRN 2022 Woman of the Channel   •   Silver Spring Foods Releases First-Ever Non-GMO Horseradish Just in Time for National Horseradish Month   •   Four recipients of the 2022 Awards of Excellence in Nursing announced from Indigenous Services Canada   •   Tracey Hayes from MicroAge Named on CRN's 2022 Women of the Channel Power 70 Solution Providers List   •   Tractor Supply Company Celebrates Service Members With Nationwide Discount on the Fourth of July and Announces Grant Donation fo   •   Prime Capital Investment Advisors Partners With Female-led Crossvault Capital Management   •   RNR Tire Express Surprises Tampa-Area Woman with New Car in Mother's Day Giveaway   •   Global Surrogacy Services Announces Outreach to Potential Gestational Surrogates in Three Southwestern States   •   Equitable Bank Releases Inaugural ESG Performance Report   •   Citizens for Judicial Fairness and Reverend Al Sharpton Applaud Nomination of Justice Tamika Montgomery-Reeves to Third Circuit   •   Closing the Health Disparity Gap for Black Women   •   Xfinity Stream app Launches on Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD   •   EA SPORTS™ F1® 22 Launches Worldwide Today   •   Mia Becar to Launch Equity Crowdfunding Campaign   •   Cinemark Brings the Ultimate Cinematic Experience to Riverton with Mountain View Village Theatre Now Open   •   Five Bluum Standouts Honored on CRN 2022 Women of the Channel List   •   Eight Ameriprise Financial Advisors Named to the Barron’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisors List   •   VNA Health Care Discusses the Importance of Mammography and Cervical Cancer Screenings
Bookmark and Share

Celebrate Dr. King At The Washington State History Museum

 

 

 

 

TACOMA–Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Washington State History Museum with performances, a keynote address, a jazz exhibit, and extended hours and FREE admission to the History Museum all day, January 18.

                The History Museum is extending operating hours until 6 p.m. during this celebration of Dr. King’s life.

                At 11 a.m., catch a screening of Tacoma’s Civil Rights Struggle: African Americans Leading the Way, a documentary about Tacoma’s civil rights activists by Sidney Lee. The film will be shown again at 1 p.m.

                Lyle Quasim, former secretary of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services and a civil rights activist, will deliver a keynote address about the importance Dr. King’s life and legacy at 2 p.m.

                Directly following Quasim’s address, the Kim Archer Band will perform songs of tribute to Dr. King.

                While at the History Museum, check out Jackson Street After Hours: The Roots of Jazz in Seattle, to learn about African Americans building a lasting jazz movement in Seattle.

                This annual event brings in around 1,800 guests.

                Join the History Museum in paying homage to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with this program designed to inspire and enlighten.


Schedule:
11 a.m. Screening of Tacoma’s Civil Rights Struggle: African Americans Leading the Way
1 p.m.   Screening of Tacoma’s Civil Rights Struggle: African Americans Leading the Way

2 p.m.   Keynote address by Lyle Quasim, former secretary of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services and a civil rights activist

3 p.m.   Performance by the Kim Archer Band

Jackson Street After Hours: The Roots of Jazz in Seattle on display from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

# # #

 

About the Washington State History Museum

The Washington State History Museum, flagship of the Washington State Historical Society, is located at 1911 Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma, just off 1-5.  The Washington State History Museum presents exhibits, programs, and events that bring to life the stories of Washington's history. The Washington State Historical Society has been dedicated to collecting, preserving, and vividly presenting Washington's rich and varied history since 1891.  For more information, please call 1-888-BE-THERE or visit our Web site, WashingtonHistory.org.  

About the Kim Archer Band

If ever there was a perfect match of natural vocal talent and commanding stage presence, it is found in Kim Archer. The soulful, natural tones that flow through her voice engage listeners and her smooth, passionate delivery evokes an energy that brings a packed house to their feet. Kim Archer, Singer-Acoustic Guitar; David McKibbin–Guitar; Chris Tussing–Drummer; Jerome Gates–Bass.

January 18 hours and admission
Hours:
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Admission: FREE. 

Regular hours and admission
Hours:
Wednesday – Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., with extended hours and FREE admission every third Thursday, 2–8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Admission: $8 for adults; $7 for seniors, age 60 and above; $6 for students and military with valid ID; children, age 5 and below, and members are always FREE. 

Contact:

Kimberly Adams

public relations coordinator

253-798-5877

kadams@wshs.wa.gov

 

 

 

 



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News