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“Get Up, Stand Up” and celebrate the legacy of musical icon Bob Marley and his reggae group the Wailers on the weekend of Marley’s 77th birthday.
Programming supported in part by the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and Arizona Commission on the Arts
All activities are happening on Saturday and Sunday.
9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Have your picture taken in our hands-free photo booth! Digitally share your pictures and tag us with #MIMphx for a chance to be featured on our social media.
9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
South El Río
Create your own tambourine with supplies provided by MIM!
Gallery Talk: The Wailers
11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Join Daniel Piper, PhD, curator for Latin America and the Middle East, in the Artist Gallery for a brief exploration of the Wailers exhibit, highlighting an original bass guitar and drum kit pieces from Aston and Carly Barrett.
Performance: Walt Richardson
12:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
North El Río
Enjoy local singer-songwriter Walt Richardson as he plays a set demonstrating the influence that Bob Marley & the Wailers had on reggae and folk.
Bob Marley: Reggae & Resistance
Event Room 2
David Hinds, PhD, associate professor of African and African American studies at Arizona State University, discusses Bob Marley’s impact on the spread of reggae music and politics in the Caribbean.
Programming is subject to change.
Lunch at Café Allegro
Offered daily 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a menu of delicious global cuisine with fresh entrees, salads, soups, and grill items showcasing local produce and flavors from around the world.
Shop the Museum Store for Music from Bob Marley & the Wailers
The Museum Store will feature a selection of CDs, books, and gifts celebrating the legacy of Bob Marley and the Wailers.
Proceeds from your purchase benefit MIM and its programs.