Harrison Museum Featured on Living Local

This morning the Harrison Museum was featured on Living Local. Our Boardchairman, Charles Price, shares with viewers a little history about the museum and gives us a taste of local history that is featured at Harrison. Check out the interview – and yes, the host is his

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2018 HBCU College Fair

2018 HBCU College Fair

We are excited to present this phenomenal opportunity for the youth of our community!!! 😊 This is our first ever Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Fair and on-site admission event. Register TODAY!!! www.eventbrite.com/e/the-national-hampton-alumni-association-of-roanoke-hbcu-college-fair-of-2018…

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Puttin on The Ritz: New Exhibit Launched at HMAAC

Puttin on The Ritz: New Exhibit Launched at HMAAC

The Harrison Museum of African American Culture announces a dual exhibition, “MANY FACES” featuring photographer Robert Houston and “FAMILY PICTURES from UNEXPECTED PLACES” featuring photographer Anthony French. The exhibition, a photographic essay on American life, documents “Life in Resurrection City”, the concept of coming back to life

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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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‘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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