Exhibits & Events

The Mountaintop

The Mountaintop By Katori HallDrama, Staged Reading | February 24 – February 25 The Mountaintop takes place on the evening of April 3, 1968 in a motel room in Memphis, Tennessee. The story centers on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., prominent leader of the American civil rights […]

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New Exhibit Opening: A Place For All People!

The Harrison Museum of African American Culture Celebrates the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture with the Smithsonian Poster Exhibition for Black History Month! Please R.S.V.P to 540-857-4395 Admission for the opening is $10.

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Lecture-Civil Rights is Human Rights

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‘Extraordinary Crowns,’ an exhibit of African American Hats

‘Extraordinary Crowns,’ an exhibit of African American Hats Contact: Charles Price, Board President, 540.857.4395 Harrison Museum of African American History and Culture On January 8, 2017, the Harrison Museum will open the exhibit ‘Extraordinary Crowns: The Collection of Irma Jean Young Smith.’ Highlighting around 30 crowns from […]

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6th Annual Sunday Jazz Brunch & Silent Auction

6th Annual Sunday Jazz Brunch & Silent Auction

Please join us on September 11, 2016, 1pm – 4pm at the Hotel Roanoke for our 6th Annual Sunday Jazz Brunch & Silent Auction benefiting the Harrison Museum of African American Culture, featuring entertainment by Custom Vibes. Please RSVP by September 5, 2016 Sunday, September 11, 2016, […]

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Artist & Musicians Lecture Series: Oscar Micheaux

On Tuesday, July 19, 2016 from 5:30pm-7:30pm, the Harrison Museum is proud to host a film presentation entitled Oscar Micheaux: God’s Step Children!!! This film is a part of our Artists & Musicians Lecture Series. We are pleased to have Amy Gerber-Stroh, Film Professor at Hollins University […]

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Exhibit: Tobacco People: Africa and the Americas

Exhibit: Tobacco People: Africa and the Americas

Over the last twenty years Sarah Hazlegrove’s Tobacco People project has sent the Roanoke based photographer around the world. What began as a distinctly personal project recording the small community of people that had grown up around the production of tobacco on her family’s farm in Prince […]

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Exhibit: IndiVisible – A Premier Showing for Virginia! – July 25, 2015

  Comanche family, early 1900s Here is a family from the Comanche Nation located in southwestern Oklahoma. The elder man in Comanche traditional clothing is Ta-Ten-e-quer. His wife, Ta-Tat-ty, also wears Comanche clothing. Their niece (center) is Wife-per, also known as Frances E. Wright. Her father was […]

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Exhibit: Faces of Africa

Click here to learn more about our Faces of Africa Exhibit.

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Join Us: Remnants of a Broken Past

Press Release for William Fleming’s Advanced Theatre Class World Premiere Production of: Remnants of a Broken Past: Sponsored by the Harrison Museum, in collaboration with Mill Mountain Theatre You are cordially invited to come and witness Remnants of a Broken Past, a heartfelt drama dealing with the […]

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