Events

Author Steven K. Smith: Book Talk, Signing, & Moton Tours

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA

Author Steven K. Smith will visit the Moton Museum to discuss his newest book Pictures at the Protest: The Virginia Mysteries, Book 9. The event will begin with a welcome

Moton Holiday Open House: Hanging with Santa

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA

We are excited to spend the Holiday season with you again! Come join us as we welcome Santa to Farmville! There will be free pictures, fun, pre-packaged treats, and more!   ** COVID-19 guideline: Masks will be required for all adults and youth that enter the building! We welcome you to watch Santa at Moton!

The Life & Legacy of Phillip Ward

The Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Society invites everyone to join them for their February meeting at The Robert Russa Moton Museum. 2/15/22 at 7:00pm The Life & Legacy of Phillip Ward presented by Dr. Letoshia Foster, Longwood University - Professor of History Join us as we discuss the life and legacy of Phillip Ward. Mr. Ward

When the Schools Shut Down – Book Talk and Signing

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA

Author Yolanda Gladden Children's Book Discussion Saturday February 19th at 12:00pm Free and open to the public An awe-inspiring autobiographical picture book about a young African American girl who lived during the shutdown of public schools in Farmville, Virginia, following the landmark civil rights case Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka. Most people think that

Prince Edward County Branch NAACP Black History Month Program

Honoring the Reverend J. Samuel Williams Jr. with the Reverend L. Francis Griffin Day Award Join Zoom Meeting https://longwood-edu.zoom.us/j/92398172844?pwd=c2NDSW9Lc1hpMzVUVnAvemdNSE93Zz09 Meeting ID: 923 9817 2844 Passcode: 463383 One tap mobile +13017158592,,92398172844#,,,,*463383#

Spring 2022 Homeschool Day at Moton

The Moton Museum is excited to partner a Homeschool Day in partnership with the Home Educators Association of Virginia. We will offer two tours: Virginia Studies specific and a general

Truth Tellers Documentary Screening

Join us on Wednesday March 16th at 5:30pm in the museum and virtually as we view and discuss the Truth Tellers documentary. Free and open to the public. Register in

Moton Mondays: Dr. Letoshia Foster

Monday March 28th at Noon. We will be joined by Dr. Letoshia Foster, a history lecturer and scholar. Dr. Foster specializes in U.S. history, African American history, Medical history, health disparities, and women & gender topics. Dr. Foster will give a presentation on 20th Century African American Women in Nursing.

Barbara Johns Day Zoom Webinars

Online

Join the Moton Museum in celebrating Barbara Johns Day with two free learning opportunities. Virginia Studies (4th-6th graders) can engage with the museum at 10:00am during our first webinar. This

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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