The Plains Art Museum, in collaboration with the Fargo-Moorhead Opera and Theatre B, will host “Making Hearts Day: A Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration” on Monday, January 21 at the museum. The day’s activities will focus on honoring Dr. King and will include:
•10 a.m., 1 p.m, and 2:30 p.m., Free hands-on ceramic heart-making experiences. Space is limited. Please preregister online at plainsart.org or by calling 701.232.382.1
•11 a.m., “Martin Luther King, Jr. in American Art” talk by Colleen Sheehy, Plains Art Museum CEO & Director.
•Giving Hearts Day Kick Off with Colleen Sheehy, Theatre B Executive Director, Carrie Wintersteen and Fargo-Moorhead Opera General Director David Hamilton
•12:05 p.m., musical performance by Chris Kenney, Fargo-Moorhead Opera performer and Concordia College student.
•12:30 p.m., theatrical performance by members of Theatre B
•1 p.m., “Martin Luther King, Jr. Life & Legacy” talk by Paul Harris, Moorehead State University history Professor
During this free public celebration, the museum, Fargo-Moorhead Opera, and Theatre B will kick off their collaboration for Giving Hearts Day, a project of the Dakota Medical Foundation and Impact Foundation.
Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour online fundraising event for local nonprofits and will be held on Thursday, February 14.