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June 2019

A Taste for the Beautiful: African Impact on American Culture

June 17 - November 23
Hampton University Museum, 14 Frissell Avenue
Hampton, VA 23668 United States
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Opens June 17, 2019 - November 23, 2019 In recognition of the statewide American Evolution: Virginia to America, 1619-2019 Commemoration and the City of Hampton's First African Landing at Old Point Comfort Commemoration, A Taste for the Beautiful: African Impact on American Culture will highlight the art of three area artist-educators with West African roots as well as select works from the Hampton University Museum Collection and permanent African Gallery. The guest artists, Kwabena Ampofo-Anti, Chinedu Okala and Solomon Isekeije, will share works that make…

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July 2019

2019 K-12 Institute

July 15 - July 18

Educators will spend mornings learning the details of the first African Arrival in English North America from subject matter experts. The initiative is part of an effort to clarify the details of the 1619 arrival of Africans in English North America so that American youth learn—and that adults may relearn-- the facts of this pivotal occurrence in American history.

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Tree House Summer Camp at Hampton University Museum

July 15 - July 19
Hampton University Museum, 14 Frissell Avenue
Hampton, VA 23668 United States
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For children 4 -14, Tree House is rooted with a strong educational component that emphasizes the Museum’s collection through workshops and specialized programs including the 2019 Commemoration themes. 1PM-2PM.

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The Gen-Z Experience: The Evolution of 400 Years of Music, Art, Dance and Culture

July 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666 United States
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Free

A talent showcase for Hampton youth. Categories include music, art, and dance. To register to attend please RSVP here.

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American Evolution Forum on the Future of Representative Democracy

July 30 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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College of William & Mary, 200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Join American Evolution, in partnership with William & Mary, for a dynamic thought-provoking forum on the future of representative democracy.  Confirmed speakers include  former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates; philanthropist David Rubenstein; Andrea Mitchell; Dr. Jeffrey Rosen and other thought leaders on the evolution of democracy.   The Forum will highlight the historic impact of democratic ideals on our nation and its impact on the world.

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American Evolution Forum on the Future of Representative Democracy

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
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One event on July 31, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on August 1, 2019 at 8:00 am

College of William & Mary, 200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Join American Evolution, in partnership with William & Mary, for a dynamic thought-provoking forum on the future of representative democracy.  Confirmed speakers include  former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates; philanthropist David Rubenstein; Andrea Mitchell; Dr. Jeffrey Rosen and other thought leaders on the evolution of democracy.   The Forum will highlight the historic impact of democratic ideals on our nation and its impact on the world.

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August 2019

American Evolution Forum on the Future of Representative Democracy

August 1 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on July 31, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on August 1, 2019 at 8:00 am

College of William & Mary, 200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Join American Evolution, in partnership with William & Mary, for a dynamic thought-provoking forum on the future of representative democracy.  Confirmed speakers include  former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates; philanthropist David Rubenstein; Andrea Mitchell; Dr. Jeffrey Rosen and other thought leaders on the evolution of democracy.   The Forum will highlight the historic impact of democratic ideals on our nation and its impact on the world.

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The Warmth of Other Suns Book Discussion

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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Hampton Roads Branch the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) in Partnership with the City of Hampton 2019 Commission Presents a Book Discussion of this award-winning Book:  Warmth of Other Suns, By Isabel Wilkerson. This work tells the story of the Great Migration and the Second Great Migration, the movement of African Americans out of the Southern United States to the Midwest, Northeast and West from approximately 1915 to 1970. The book intertwines a general…

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Cities United 6th Annual Convening

August 21 - August 23
Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666 United States
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Journey with us to Hampton,Virginia as we celebrate our 6thannual convening and commemorate the 400-year remembrance of the arrival of the first Africans in British North America. We will gather to reflect on the trials and triumphs of our past, renew ourselves and each other in the present and equip our communities to respond to the future.Cities United supports mayors, their teams,community partners and young leaders to create, implement, evaluate and sustain comprehensive public safety plans. Our convening unites all…

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Tucker Family Cemetary Reflection and Commemoration

August 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tucker Family Cemetary, 1 Sharon Court
Hampton, VA 23666 United States
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