Programs & Events
Come to the Alexandria Black History Museum for lectures, workshops, film screenings, children’s activities and more.
Learn about upcoming Events
Some examples of Museum programs
- Book Signings
- Children’s Programs
- Exhibition Openings
- Film Screenings
- Genealogy Workshops
- Holiday Activities
- Storytelling Workshops
Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative programs. February events include an exhibit of student artwork in the lobby of City Hall.
Poster "Help the Community" by Kennadi Norman, 1st Grade, John Adams Elementary School
Black History Month Programs. Past events have included soul food tastings, lectures, genealogy workshops, films and seminars.
Teddy Beat Tea, this annual tea teaches etiquette and manners to children ages 5 – 11 years old. Children and parents enjoy a formal tea and entertainment in the museum’s Parker-Gray Gallery.
Veterans Day Program. Celebrate the African American men and women who fought for our country at this annual program featuring speakers, music, and dramatic presentations.
Kwanzaa Program. Learn about the history and significance of Kwanzaa, a seven-day cultural celebration that begins December 26 and ends January 1, and find out how to incorporate it into your holiday season.
To stay up-to-date with museum programs and events, call 703.746.4356 or send an email request to be added to our mailing list.
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