Events

Moton Community Prayer Breakfast – May

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA, United States

Join us for a gathering reflective of our shared hope and active commitment to community building. Begins at 7:30am. Free and open to the public, all are welcome to attend. If you would like to render a prayer or contribute toward breakfast, please contact Sherre Atkins.

Farmville Ukrainian Day 2023

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA, United States

Join us on May 13th from 1:00pm until 3:00pm inside the Moton Moton Museum for Farmville Ukrainian Day.  This event is sponsored by the Virginia Children's Book Festival, Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, and the Moton Museum. This free family workshop will consist of stations for participants to explore Ukrainian art, culture, and food.

Marshall to Moton

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA, United States

Join The Moton Museum and Preservation Virginia’s John Marshall House for a presentation on judicial review and Civil Rights. Panelists will explore how judicial review originated on the Marshall Court in 1803, and its impact on five court cases in the decades to follow. This program will trace how the United States legal system evolved

A Time To Protest – Author Talk & Book Signing

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA, United States

Join us Friday July 7th at 4:00pm here at the Moton Museum for a book signing! Penny Blue authors the book A Time To Protest: Leadership Lessons from My Father Who Survived the Segregated South for 99 years. The event is free and open to the public, and books will be available for purchase onsite.

Talent of the Town Showcase

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA, United States

Talent of the Town Showcase Auditions: Saturday September 23rd at the Moton Museum Registration required by September 20th Register Here: www.farmvilleva.com/203/Parks-Recreation Save the date for October 18th for the public show!

A little child shall lead them – Book Talk

A Little Child Shall Lead Them: A Documentary Account of the Struggle for School Desegregation in Prince Edward County, Virginia BRIAN GROGAN BOOK TALK - 10:00 AM ROBERT R. MOTON MUSEUM 900 Griffin Blvd. Farmville, Virginia The event is free and open to the public. Books are available in the Moton Museum Bookstore.

We Are Your Children Too – Book Signing

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA, United States

Join us on October 28th at 4:00pm as we welcome Patty O'Connell Pearson to the Moton Museum for an Author Talk and Book Signing. Her book We Are Your Children Too: Black Students, White Supremacists, and the Battle for America's Schools in Prince Edward County, Virginia will be available for purchase during the event. The

Museum Store Sunday

Museum Store Sunday is a global annual shopping event, equivalent to Shop Small Saturday and black Friday, taking place on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, where you can shop for uniquely curated gifts while brining awareness to participating organizations. Moton Museum will be open on Sunday November 26, 2023  from Noon-4p, offering the opportunity for visitors

Moton Holiday Social 2023

Moton Holiday Social 2023 Monday December 11th 5:30pm – 7:30pm We are pleased to announce the return of our Moton Holiday Social sponsored by our Moton Council. From 5:30pm-7:30pm enjoy us for dinner and refreshments with updates on the Moton Museum.

3rd Annual Hanging With Santa

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA, United States

Hanging with Santa 2023 12/16/22 Moton Museum Auditorium 12:00pm – 2:30pm Come take some free photographs with Santa and enjoy snacks and activity bags. Free and open to the public! Sponsored by the Farmville Jaycees and the Moton Museum.

Negro Students Locked Out of Public Schools for Five Years- Book Signing

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA, United States

Robert Russa Moton Museum, in collaboration with Triumph Baptist Church,  proudly presents a not-to-be-missed book signing event featuring Wally G. Vaughan, author of "Negro Students Locked Out of Public Schools for Five Years September 1959-September 1964: Prince Edward County, Virginia, Oral Accounts." This groundbreaking work dives deep into the accounts of those who were directly

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