Dr. King and the African American Freedom Movement

Event time: 
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library See map
121 Wall Street
New Haven 06511
Event description: 

Select highlights of the Beinecke Library’s collections related to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to the African American freedom movement will be on public view in a temporary display for the holiday in the courtyard level reading room.

This event is free and open to the public.
For more information: 
Contact: 203-432-2977 | beinecke.library@yale.edu

PLEASE NOTE: All visitors who go to the reading room will need to check any and all bags, coats, hats, and other personal belongings on the library’s ground floor before going to the reading room. Space may be limited. The ground floor and mezzanine public exhibition hall will also be open and all are welcome to view the permanent exhibitions, including the Gutenberg Bible and John James Audubon’s Birds of America; the current special exhibition, Subscribed: The Manuscript in Britain, 1500-1800. Food and beverage are not permitted in the library. Mobile phones and hand held cameras are permitted.                     

For a full list of MLK programming at Yale, please visit: mlk.yale.edu/calendar/upcoming-events