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Lineup for the Henry Street Heritage Festival

Join us on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Elmwood Park for a fun day of music, food, vendors, and more! Check out our lineup for the festival below.

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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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Roanoke’s Got Talent – 2016

Roanoke’s Got Talent – 2016

Roanoke’s Got Talent Sponsored by Harrison Museum of African American Culture & The Roanoke Chapter of Links Incorporated. All completed applications must be received in the Harrison Museum of African American Culture by August 15, 2016 Completed Applications must be mailed to: Harrison Museum of African American Culture P O […]

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Dessert Bakeoff Contest – 2016

Dessert Bakeoff Contest – 2016

Henry Street Heritage Festival Presents: The Harrison Museum of African American Culture’s Dessert Contest Sponsor: Culinary Institute at Virginia Western Pies, Cakes and other Deserts will be the Categories Due Date for entries is August 31, 2016 Judging will be done the day of the Henry Street […]

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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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