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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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The Incomparable Artistry of Waltye Rasulala

The Harrison Musem is proud to present The Incomparable Artistry of Waltye Rasulala on Sunday May 15th at 3:30pm. Join us for an afternoon of lyric and song on the Trinkle Main Stage of Mill Mountain Theatre! Waltye Rasulala, lyric soprano, has entertained audiences in both concert […]

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Moment In Time – Opening Reception

Moment In Time – Opening Reception

Please join us on Sunday, April 24 at 3:00 PM for our “Moment in Time” opening reception featuring the photography of widely acclaimed Milton Williams.

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Kwanzaa: Harvesting the Fruits

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Author to present untold story of all-African American D-Day Battalion

Author to present untold story of all-African American D-Day Battalion

Virginia Western, Harrison Museum to host special event beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 Virginia Western Community College and the Harrison Museum of African American Culture invite the public to attend a special presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 10, by author Linda Hervieux about her new book, […]

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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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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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The 26th Annual Henry Street Heritage Festival

The 26th Annual Henry Street Heritage Festival
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Dessert Bake-off Contest 2015

DESSERT CONTEST ANNOUNCED Harrison Museum of African American Culture is pleased to announce that the Dessert Contest will be one of the events at the Henry Street Festival. There is no entry fee; and the first 10 applications received at the Harrison Museum administrative office will be […]

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Purchase Tickets for Henry Street Heritage Festival

Purchase advance Adult ticket for $20 plus processing fees for this year’s Festival. Youth tickets may only be purchased the day of the festival. Purchase Advance Adult Tickets

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