Events

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 presentation will introduce them to Barbara Johns and her legacy with the 1951 student walkout that led to Prince Edward County being involved in the

Moton Community Prayer Breakfast – September

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.

Moton Museum & Town of Farmville – Joint Community Meeting

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA

Community Meeting & Conversation  On September 8th, 2022 at the Moton Museum at 6:00pm the Moton Museum and Town of Farmville will host a community meeting and conversation. The meeting will be to discuss efforts related to World Heritage nomination for the Moton Museum and the creation of a Moton Gateway Overlay District in the

Free

2022 Rev. L. Francis Griffin Day Observance

Longwood University (Radcliff Hall) 310 Buffalo Street, Farmville, VA

Farmville, VA: Join the Moton Museum for the annual Rev. L. Francis Griffin Day Observance. Dr. Derrick Alridge will share about his work with the Teachers in the Movement: Pedagogy, Activism, and Freedom Oral History Project. It explores ‘teachers’ ideas and pedagogy inside and outside the classroom during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. Rev. Griffin

Free

Moton Community Prayer Breakfast – October

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.

Belk Annual Charity Day Sale

We’re partnering with @belk, for their Annual Charity Day Sale! The Charity Sale, is dedicated to supporting local 501 © 3 non-profit organizations that make a difference. The Moton Museum will have the opportunity to raise money for our organization by selling event tickets at $5.00 each, while retaining 100% of ticket proceeds. Ticket holders

An Evening With Rita Moseley

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA

Join us for an evening with author Rita Moseley. During this book Talk and discussion all four of her books will be available for purchase and signing. Friday October 28th at 4:00pm inside the Moton Museum. Free and open to the public!

Moton Community Prayer Breakfast – November

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.

Museum Store Sunday

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA

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 27, 2022 from Noon-4p, offering the opportunity for visitors

Hanging With Santa 2022

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA

Hanging with Santa 2022 12/10/22 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.

Moton Holiday Social 2022

Moton Holiday Social 2022 Monday December 12th 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.

MLK Day Free Family Workshop 1/16/23

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA

MLK DAY Workshop 2023 The  Moton Museum, LCVA, and Longwood’s Office of Multicultural Affairs are bringing this return of this Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration to the community. This fun and educational day includes tours of Moton Museum, family and children’s art activities, and a reading area. Please feel free to drop in; no

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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