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Art All Night

Art All Night: The Block Party @ MLK

2022-09-24 20:00:00 2022-09-24 23:59:00 America/New_York Art All Night: The Block Party @ MLK Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library -

Saturday, September 24
8:00pm - 11:59pm

Add to Calendar 2022-09-24 20:00:00 2022-09-24 23:59:00 America/New_York Art All Night: The Block Party @ MLK DC Art All Night 2022 is back and we can't wait to stay out late with you! Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library -

DC Art All Night 2022 is back and we can't wait to stay out late with you!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library is excited to participate in this year’s 2022 Art All Night, with “The Block Party @ MLK”. For the second year, the library is bringing you an amazing experience featuring Go-Go music, art, food trucks, DC history and so much more! This year’s event concludes the library’s Banned Books Week celebrating the freedoms of all literary art and the barriers that have been broken for some of our greatest works. “The Block Party @ MLK” will honor and celebrate arts in the city by inviting guests to an immersive experience inspired by Banned Books that have influenced art and culture. 

At 8 pm, our evening festivities open at 9th and G with live performances by DJ Remii, DJ Rico and Black Alley, food truck row, a small business pop up and interactive experiences such as a Live Muralist and Screen Printed T-Shirts. 

The party continues inside the library as we transform the Great Hall into a juke joint inspired by Alice Walker’s The Color Purple, featuring the music of Christylez Bacon and spoken word artists. You don’t want to miss the library’s Find My Story Installation in Digital Commons, a multi-sensory experience with immersive installations that reimagines scenes from banned books that changed the course of history, including The Hate U GiveWhere the Wild Things Are, Fahrenheit 451 and more.   

Welcoming you to enjoy all the library has to offer,  “The Block Party @ MLK” is also a reminder of the unifying power of literary art and the divisiveness of censorship, and a call to action for readers across the country to push back against censorship attempts in their communities and celebrate the freedoms that the DC Public Library has to offer. A place that YOU can always be free to be YOU.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Musical Performance | Banned Books Week | Arts & Crafts |

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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Phone: (202) 727-0321

Hours
Mon, Oct 03 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Oct 04 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Oct 05 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Oct 06 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Oct 07 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 08 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 09 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, All day

Wed, Oct 05, 10:00am - 4:00pm
105-A Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 10:30am - 12:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 12:05pm - 12:35pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
105-D Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 3:05pm - 3:35pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, All day

Thu, Oct 06, 11:30am - 1:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Event Space

Thu, Oct 06, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Thu, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 06, 1:05pm - 1:35pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 06, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 06, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Thu, Oct 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Oct 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, All day

Fri, Oct 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Fri, Oct 07, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 07, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
105-D Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, All day

Sat, Oct 08, 10:30am - 11:30am

Sat, Oct 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Canceled
Sat, Oct 08, 12:15pm - 2:15pm

Sat, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Sat, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Oct 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
401-E Conference Room (20-46 Person Capacity)

Sun, Oct 09, All day

Sun, Oct 09, All day

Sun, Oct 09, All day

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Sun, Oct 09, All day

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Mon, Oct 10, All day

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Mon, Oct 10, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Mon, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, All day

Tue, Oct 11, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Tue, Oct 11, 1:30pm - 2:40pm

Tue, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Tue, Oct 11, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, All day

Wed, Oct 12, 10:00am - 4:00pm
105-A Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 11:00am - 11:30am

Wed, Oct 12, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, All day

Thu, Oct 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 13, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Thu, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Thu, Oct 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, All day

Fri, Oct 14, 10:30am - 12:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Fri, Oct 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, All day

Sat, Oct 15, 10:00am - 11:00am

Sat, Oct 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 15, 10:30am - 11:30am

Sat, Oct 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
A02-A Program Room

Sat, Oct 15, 12:15pm - 2:15pm
205-H Accessibility Program Room

Sat, Oct 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
A02-A Program Room

Sat, Oct 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
East Storefront A & B

Sun, Oct 16, All day

Sun, Oct 16, All day

Sun, Oct 16, All day

Sun, Oct 16, All day

Mon, Oct 17, All day

Mon, Oct 17, All day

Mon, Oct 17, All day

Mon, Oct 17, All day

Mon, Oct 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Mon, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Mon, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
401-G Conference Room (6-46 Person Capacity_

Tue, Oct 18, All day

Tue, Oct 18, All day

Tue, Oct 18, All day

Tue, Oct 18, All day

Tue, Oct 18, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Tue, Oct 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Tue, Oct 18, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Oct 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tue, Oct 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Wed, Oct 19, All day

Wed, Oct 19, All day

Wed, Oct 19, All day

Wed, Oct 19, All day

Wed, Oct 19, 10:00am - 4:00pm
105-A Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 19, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Wed, Oct 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 20, All day

Thu, Oct 20, All day

Thu, Oct 20, All day

Thu, Oct 20, All day

Thu, Oct 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 20, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Thu, Oct 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Fri, Oct 21, All day

Fri, Oct 21, All day

Fri, Oct 21, All day

Fri, Oct 21, All day

Fri, Oct 21, 10:30am - 12:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Fri, Oct 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 22, All day

Sat, Oct 22, All day

Sat, Oct 22, All day

Sat, Oct 22, All day

Rescheduled
Sat, Oct 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
New date Saturday, October 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Sat, Oct 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 22, 11:00am - 1:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 22, 12:15pm - 2:15pm
205-H Accessibility Program Room

Sat, Oct 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Oct 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Sat, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Sun, Oct 23, All day

Sun, Oct 23, All day

Sun, Oct 23, All day

Sun, Oct 23, All day

Sun, Oct 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Sun, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Oct 24, All day

Mon, Oct 24, All day

Mon, Oct 24, All day

Mon, Oct 24, All day

Mon, Oct 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 24, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Mon, Oct 24, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Mon, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tue, Oct 25, All day

Tue, Oct 25, All day

Tue, Oct 25, All day

Tue, Oct 25, All day

Tue, Oct 25, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Tue, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Tue, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
204-F Youth Program Room

Tue, Oct 25, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Oct 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Oct 26, All day

Wed, Oct 26, All day

Wed, Oct 26, All day

Wed, Oct 26, All day

Wed, Oct 26, 10:00am - 4:00pm
105-A Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 26, 11:30am - 1:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 26, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 26, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Wed, Oct 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Oct 27, All day

Thu, Oct 27, All day

Thu, Oct 27, All day

Thu, Oct 27, All day

Thu, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 27, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Thu, Oct 27, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Oct 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
401 Oklahoma Ave NE

Thu, Oct 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Thu, Oct 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
205-H Accessibility Program Room

Fri, Oct 28, All day

Fri, Oct 28, All day

Fri, Oct 28, All day

Fri, Oct 28, All day

Fri, Oct 28, 10:30am - 12:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Fri, Oct 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Fri, Oct 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium

Sat, Oct 29, All day

Sat, Oct 29, All day

Sat, Oct 29, All day

Sat, Oct 29, All day

Sat, Oct 29, 10:00am - 1:00pm
202-O Computer Lab (17 Person Capacity)

Sat, Oct 29, 10:30am - 11:30am

Sat, Oct 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-O Adult Learning Lab

Sat, Oct 29, 12:15pm - 2:15pm
205-H Accessibility Program Room

Sat, Oct 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sun, Oct 30, All day

Sun, Oct 30, All day

Sun, Oct 30, All day

Sun, Oct 30, All day

Mon, Oct 31, All day

Mon, Oct 31, All day

Mon, Oct 31, All day

Mon, Oct 31, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tue, Nov 01, 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Tue, Nov 01, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Nov 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Nov 02, 10:00am - 4:00pm
105-A Meeting Room (2-6 Person Capacity)

Wed, Nov 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Nov 02, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Nov 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Wed, Nov 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thu, Nov 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Nov 03, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)

Thu, Nov 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Nov 03, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Thu, Nov 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Thu, Nov 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Fri, Nov 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
205-B Accessibility Program Room

Fri, Nov 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
205-J Computer Lab (21 Person Capacity)