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Black History Museum will be at the Richmond Jazz Festival

Visit the Black History Museum's booth during the Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont! Come see us while you're enjoying the best music in the city -- jazz, funk, blues, R&B, hip-hop, rock, and everything in between including: Pat Metheny, Erykah Badu, Common with the Richmond Symphony, world-renowned jazz piano prodigy, Joey Alexander,  and much, much, - Read More

By |July 31st, 2017|Featured News|Comments Off on Black History Museum will be at the Richmond Jazz Festival

Please Share Your Photographs for an Upcoming Exhibition

At the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia we have thousands of photographs and we are preparing to display some of them in an upcoming photographic exhibition.  At this point we don't know the theme of the exhibition other than African American life in Richmond and Virginia before 1960.  Beyond that, the focus - Read More

By |July 31st, 2017|Featured News|Comments Off on Please Share Your Photographs for an Upcoming Exhibition

Volunteers Needed: Children’s Book Festival

presented by Dominion Over 100 volunteers are needed to help ensure a good time will be had by all students attending the Children's Book Festival on May 19.  Shifts of two hours will be listed online with Hands On Greater Richmond very soon.  In the meantime, please contact Adele Johnson with questions - ajohnson@blackhistorymuseum.org. Students - Read More

By |April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Volunteers Needed: Children’s Book Festival

Hidden No More-Now at Ebenezer Baptist Church

Hidden No More is now being held at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Don't Forget. Please Enjoy! http://blackhistorymuseum.org/event/hidden-no-more-pioneering-black-women-mathematicians-tell-their-stories/?preview=true  

By |February 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hidden No More-Now at Ebenezer Baptist Church

Proud Partner of the Black History Museum

Community Idea Stations|PBS|NPR joins our partners

By |February 8th, 2017|Featured News|Comments Off on Proud Partner of the Black History Museum

Save the Date

Soul Santa will return this year, twice! Our annual holiday open house has expanded to two weekends - Dec. 3 and Dec. 10. Don't miss out on your opportunity to have your children's picture taken with Soul Santa and more! Mark your calendar for Richmond's most soulful holiday experience. This event is sponsored by the - Read More

By |November 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Save the Date

Freedom Friday

To prepare for our Annual Open House and Black History Month programming, Freedom Friday will resume April 2017. Thank you for a wonderful first year!  If you are interested in showing your art during next year's Freedom Friday series, email information@blackhistorymuseum.org

By |November 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Freedom Friday

Artober

 There's an explosion of art happening in Richmond during the month of October. artoberVA is a month-long celebration of arts and culture held each year in October, in conjunction with National Arts and Humanities month. The goal of artoberVA is to increase awareness of and participation in arts and culture offerings across our region during October - Read More

By |October 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Artober

Black history museum taps new director

Jazz nights and poetry readings as well as interactive and traditional exhibits are among the plans that Tasha Chambers has for the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia when it moves into its new home early next year. “This new museum has so much history to celebrate,” said Ms. Chambers, who was introduced - Read More

By |August 9th, 2016|Media|Comments Off on Black history museum taps new director

Romare Bearden: Vision and Activism

Romare Bearden: Vision and Activism Romare Bearden: Vision and Activism, an exhibition featuring vibrant and thought-provoking collages, lithographs and more.  This exhibit  opens on September 13th and will remain at the museum until December 13th.    

By |August 8th, 2016|Creative|Comments Off on Romare Bearden: Vision and Activism