Barbara Johns Day Service at Triumph Baptist Church

Triumph Baptist Church 2756 Darlington Heights Road, Cullen

The Moton Museum will join with Triumph Baptist Church for our annual Barbara Johns Day Service. Join us as we highlight the legacy of Barbara Johns and fellow Prince Edward County citizens who fought for educational equality. We will also highlight the role of faith and the church during the civil rights movement. Join us

Barbara Johns Day Webinar: The Legacy of Student Activism


On April 23, 1951 at the age of 16, Barbara Johns led a student strike for equal education at R.R. Moton High School in Farmville, Prince Edward County, Virginia. Join the Virginia Museum of History & Culture and the Robert Russa Moton Museum for our FREE Barbara John’s Day webinar to learn more about Barbara

LCVA Presents: Storytime with the Moton Museum

Join the LCVA at 1:00 pm on July 1st for a Facebook Live Story Time with Cainan Townsend, Director of Education and Outreach at the Robert Russa Moton Museum. Cainan will be reading The Case for Loving by Selina Alko and Sean Qualls and Barbara Johns: Student Voice for Equal Education by Carole Marsh. You can

Free Webinar: Broadening Our Understanding of Brown v. Board of Education


The National Trust for Historic Preservation will be hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. ET—Broadening Our Understanding of Brown v. Board of Education.​ Although most commonly associated with Topeka, Kansas—now home to the National Park Service’s Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site—Brown v. Board of Education was actually

Voter Registration Drive

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville

Help Make a Difference In Your Community! Come out and get registered to vote before the November 3rd election! Free and open to the public(masks required). Registration Deadlines for Virginia Online: Oct. 13 By mail: Postmarked by Oct. 13 In person: Oct. 13

Fostering an Inclusive Classroom Climate in the Age of COVID


Join us for a conversation with educators in Virginia discussing ways to teach difficult topics in the classroom and how to foster a sense of belonging and inclusion. Passcode (784714) Free program! Panelists: Cainan Townsend; Director of Education & Outreach, R.R. Moton Museum Antoinette Waters; Teacher, Arlington County Public Schools Megan Ferenczy; Director of Education,

VHD and Civil Rights History w/ the Moton Museum


JVoin the Robert Russa Moton Museum and Virginia History Day to discuss Civil Rights Movement topics related to this year's NHD theme, "Communication in History: The Key to Understanding." In addition, an educator from the Moton Museum will provide tips related to their oral history and virtual research resources. This session is free and open

Holiday Open House: Santa Visits Moton

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville

The Moton Museum joins with the Farmville Jaycees for an exciting new event. We are excited to spend the Holidays with you! Come join us as we welcome Santa to Farmville! There will be Fun, pre-packaged treats, to-go holiday gift bags, books from the Virginia Children's Book Festival, and a opportunity for a socially distant

Coffee with the Chamber | An Educational Series with the Moton Museum


Moton joined many non-profit organizations and museums across the country in rising to the challenge to respond to the Covid 19 pandemic. Moton has responded by opening new doors of opportunity and creating new partnerships in a number of key areas. Join Executive Director Cameron Patterson as he shares how Moton responded during 2020, highlights

Moton Mondays: Understanding the Brown v. Board of Education Expansion Act

Join Moton Executive Director Cameron Patterson as he facilitates a conversation with staff members from the National Trust for Historic Preservation regard an exciting new project to #TellTheFullStory regarding Brown v. Board of Education. In partnership with the offices of House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC) and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), the National Trust

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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