Black history museum taps new director

Jazz nights and poetry readings as well as interactive and traditional exhibits are among the plans that Tasha Chambers has for the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia when it moves into its new home early next year. “This new museum has so much history to celebrate,” said Ms. Chambers, who was introduced [...]

Romare Bearden: Vision and Activism

Romare Bearden: Vision and Activism Romare Bearden: Vision and Activism, an exhibition featuring vibrant and thought-provoking collages, lithographs and more.  This exhibit  opens on September 13th and will remain at the museum until December 13th.    

Celebrate Jackson Ward: Past, Present and Future

May 20-22, 2016 Celebrate Jackson Ward: Past Present and Future will commemorate the history, people and places of Jackson Ward with a weekend of stories, performances and activities that showcase the talented individuals and organizations who uphold and enrich the community. Featuring the Richmond Symphony under its new “Big Tent” with Virginia Repertory Theatre, Richmond [...]

Black History Museum Grand Opening

Grand Opening, May 5-7th 2016 – On Thursday, May 5, from 6-8 p.m., the museum will host a cocktail reception featuring a ribbon cutting, live entertainment and honorary guests that will allow supporters to preview the new space. Tickets are $100. Click-here to purchase tickets. During the First Fridays Art Walk on Friday, May 6, the [...]

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