Events

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

Barbara Rose Johns: The Story Behind the Statue

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An event sponsored by the Salem History Museum A statue of Barbara Johns will soon be installed in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, joining George Washington to represent Virginia. Cameron Patterson, the Executive Director of the Robert Russa Moton Museum, will share her story and the role she played in bringing an end to segregated schools.

Ely to Griffin: The Forgotten Black History of Farmville

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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

Moton Mondays: Elvatrice Parker Belsches

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This event was rescheduled from February 15 to February 22 at 12 noon due to weather. We will be joined by Elvatrice Parker Belsches, a public historian, researcher and filmmaker

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

Online

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

67 Years Later: Understanding and Fulfilling the Promise of Brown v. Board of Education

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Join the Prince Edward County, Virginia Branch NAACP and the Moton Museum for a presentation commemorating the 67th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Larissa Smith, Moton Museum Resident Scholar, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of History at Longwood University.

2021 Moton Museum Children of Courage Teacher Institute (Virtual)

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Do you want to be a citizen leader? Join us in learning more about civil rights in education in Farmville, Virginia. In this virtual class, teachers will engage with both live and recorded lectures, while reviewing Civil Rights, Massive Resistance, and Desegregation histories. We follow the Virginia Licensure Renewal Manual and suggest 60 recertification points

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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