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Tea Party and Hat Show

Tea Party and Hat Show

Join us on Sunday, May 7th at 2:00 PM for an afternoon of fashion and tea. See the latest trends and traditions in hat design from local vendors and hat collectors. Participants are encouraged to wear their favorite hats (gentlemen too) and can be a part of […]

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The Mountaintop

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!

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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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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