Latest Past Events

Ely to Griffin: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Headed


The Moton Museum joins with the Longwood University Office of Multicultural Affairs for a Town Hall discussion regarding the often overlooked and forgotten Black History of Farmville and Prince Edward County. In part 2 of this conversation we discuss current issues in the community impacting underrepresented communities and how we can work collectively to solve

Dr. C.G. Gordon Moss Lecture: Featuring Dr. Dwana Waugh


This years Dr. C.G. Gordon Moss Lecture will feature Dr. Dwana Waugh, assistant professor of history at Sweet Briar College. Her lecture, "Fighting Back, Forging Ahead: How Race and Power Shaped the Collective Memory of Black Student Protests in Prince Edward County," is scheduled for Thursday, March 18, at 7:00p.m. virtually. It is free and

Moton Author Series: An Evening with Dr. Alfred L. Cobbs


Join the Moton Museum for our first virtual Author Event of the year featuring Dr. Alfred L. Cobbs, author of the new memoir Locked Out: Finding freedom and education after Prince Edward County closed its schools. From 1959-1964, Prince Edward County, Virginia chose to close its public schools rather than desegregate them following the 1954

Facility Rental
The Moton Museum is available to rent for private, public and non-profit functions. Host your event at Virginia’s civil rights National Historic Landmark today. For more information on facility rentals, contact Sherre Atkins. Moton Museum Facilities Available for Rental Moton Museum Auditorium Our historic, fully restored, multi-purpose auditorium can accommodate up to 200 theatre style,

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Signature Programs
The Moton Museum hosts many events throughout the year.

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Ways to Give to Moton

Any gift has the ability to make an impact that far exceeds its size. Together we can work to share the Moton Story and ensure that countless individuals know how Prince Edward County became the birthplace of the student-led civil rights movement.

2019 gifts helped us engage with more than 12,000 individuals via our onsite and offsite programming. Help us continue this important work with your gift. All donations are tax deductible.

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