Jazz Returns 

The contributions of Virginia artists to jazz music are recalled in “Virginia Jazz: The Early Years,” a multimedia exhibition at the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia.

New Protocols for Visitors

Black History Museum is Open! Temporary Days/Hours of OperationsDuring this COVID19 period our operating days/hours will be Thursday thru Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM. Reservations and TicketsVisitors should arrive before 3:30 pm to enjoy the complete museum experience as the doors close at 5 pm. ParkingThere is a small parking lot behind the museum […]

The Valentine announces 2020 Richmond History Makers

“Today, the Valentine announced the six honorees that will be recognized at the 15th Annual Richmond History Makers & Community Update. This program promotes and celebrates the bold, innovative and often unsung work of individuals and organizations who strive to improve their communities. On Tuesday, March 10th at Virginia Union University, the honorees will be celebrated […]

The History Mom’s Blog

“One of the best places to learn more about African American history in the Richmond area is the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia.  This museum, located in the beautiful and historic Leigh Street Armory, is a thoughtful and educational place to learn more about the African American experience in Virginia and is […]

Richmond Times Dispatch “Strong Voices”

“To mark Women’s History Month in March, you are invited to “Strong Voices,” a program that honors women whose vision, impact and commitment have served Richmond and Virginia. … ‘Strong Voices’ participants will share — in their own words — the personal reflections that often are universal: how they persevered, how they were inspired and […]

Paradox Exhibition/NBC12

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia is getting ready to release its newest exhibit, “Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello” to the public on Jan. 18th. It explores the lives of slaves who lived and worked at Monticello, some of whom shared Jefferson’s blood. Currently, Richmond is the […]