Visit a museum for free on MLK Jr. Day

Muskegon Museum of Art Free community day
Photo courtesy Muskegon Museum of Art

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) is offering a great opportunity for students who are out of school for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Day. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, January 18, the museum will have free admission, art activities, film screenings, and guided tours.

The MMA has three exhibitions of artwork by African American artists: Common Ground: African American Art from the Flint Institute of Arts, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and the Muskegon Museum of Art, The Public Life of Richard Hunt: 21st Century Projects, and I, Too, Am America: The Art of Bryan Collier.

To help people get to the Muskegon Museum of Art, the Muskegon Area Transit System (MATS) will provide free round-trip bus passes to the MMA on January 18. Special bus passes are available at:

  • Muskegon Museum of Art (296 W. Webster Ave.)
  • Hackley Public Library (316 W. Webster Ave.)
  • Muskegon Heights Public Library (2808 Sanford St.)
  • Mona Shores Public Library (705 Seminole Rd.)
  • Hackley Community Care Center (2700 Baker St.)
  • MATS Herman Ivory Terminal (351 Morris Ave.)
  • MATS Administration Office and Louis A. McMurray Conference Center (2624 Sixth St.)
  • The Beat 103.7 radio station (1877 Peck St.)
  • Muskegon County Clerk’s Office (990 Terrace St., 1st floor)
  • Selected area businesses
  • Many area churches

Riders can show their passes at the Muskegon Museum of Art on January 18 to receive the free return ride.

Muskegon Museum of Art
296 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440
(231) 720-2570

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