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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

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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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New Exhibit: Mystical View of Tribal Heritage – Opening February 23, 2015

A Mystical View of Tribal Heritage is an exhibit on loan from the International Museum Institute of New York. Faithfully recreated by award-winning artist Richard W. Jones (1934-2008), this critically acclaimed collection of authentic reproductions of ancient masks, murals, and sculptures celebrates 3,500 years of African Tribal

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A Cruise Down the Nile

The Harrison Museum of African American Culture cordially invites you to attend A Cruise Down the Nile “Featuring 3 Ports of Call” Friday October 17, 2014 Download Invitation Please R.S.V.P. by Monday, October 13, 2014. Download RSVP   Scroll Below to Pay Online   Click to enlarge.

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Roanoke, VA 24026
Telephone: 540-857-4395
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