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September 2019

1619: Making of America Summit

September 25 - September 28
Norfolk State University, 700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504 United States
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Join scholars, thought leaders, artists, filmmakers, and students as they participate in keynote addresses, interactive conversations, and panel discussions both live and online. Highlighting the commemoration themes of democracy, diversity and opportunity, this cross-cultural event will explore the 400-year journey of the three founding cultures: Native, African and English peoples, and their contributions and influence that shaped the building of America.  Join us for 3 days of American Evolution.

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October 2019

The Burning of Hampton

October 5
Downtown Hampton, Eaton Street
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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At sunset and starting at the corner of King Street and Queen Way, the audience will experience a multi-media presentation using sound, lighting effects (especially for flames), and film projected on surrounding building walls.  These effects will help tell the narrative story of the burning of the town.  Effects coordinated with live presentations by actors portraying individuals involved in the events of the night of August 7, 1861.  The audience processes down Queens Way to the sounds of the soldiers…

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November 2019

The Association for the Study of Worldwide African Diaspora

November 5 - November 10
College of William & Mary, 200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Cutting-edge scholarship, cultural events, film festivals and excursions to local historical sites highlight and celebrate the global dimensions of the African Diaspora and the centrality of black people worldwide to the making of the modern world

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Tree House at Hampton University Museum

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Hampton University Museum, 14 Frissell Avenue
Hampton, VA 23668 United States
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Tree House is a children’s membership program that was developed to expand the Friends of the Museum Membership program and enhance family visits. Geared toward 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. To learn more about Tree House at the Hampton University check out the Tree House Flyer

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