The Kansas City Art Institute will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 20 in Epperson Auditorium on the KCAI campus, 4415 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. The event is free and open to the public. The program starts with a film at 12:00 p.m.and will be followed by welcome remarks from Jacqueline Chanda, Ph.D., president of the college; Andrea Khan, registrar; and keynote speaker Charles Coulter, journalist and educator. Birthday cake and punch will be provided. For more information, call 816-802-3435.