‘Common Ties’ reception February 5

Posted on January 21st, 2016 by staff

Join us for a night of reflection and celebration as the Longwood University, Hampden-Sydney College and Farmville communities come together to honor the legacy of the civil rights movement and forge a new bond of cooperation and collaboration. This black-tie optional reception and silent auction will be held on Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Moton Museum from 5:00-7:00pm. Tickets are $10 per person and $18 per couple with entertainment provided by local artists.

Click here to register and reserve your space today!

Farmville MLK Week 2016

Posted on January 15th, 2016 by staff

Together, the Moton Museum, Hampden-Sydney College and Longwood University, present a week of community events honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Students and community members will gather at Longwood’s Lankford Student Union on Tuesday, January 19th, at 5:00PM, for a vigil and Main Street march to the Moton Museum.  At Moton, participants will come together for reflection and a panel discussion on activism and community organizing, past and present.

Internationally renowned researcher, educator, author and presenter, Dr. Joy DeGruy, will deliver an MLK keynote address Thursday, January 21st, at 4:00PM in Longwood’s Jarman Auditorium.  Dr. DeGruy is the author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome — America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: The Study Guide, and the forthcoming Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome Part 2: Be The Healing.  Learn more about Dr. DeGruy.

On Friday, January 22nd, from 5:00-7:00PM, the community is invited to the second annual Common Ties Reception and Silent Auction at the Moton Museum.  Tickets are $10 per person and $18 per couple. Click here to purchase tickets online.


Annual Moton Holiday Open House, December 14th

Posted on December 1st, 2015 by staff

Kick off the holiday season at the Moton Museum, Monday, December 14th, from 5:30 to 7:30PM!  The Moton Council invites you to join them for great food, music and fellowship at its annual Holiday Open House & Social.

This free community building event will feature the annual Prince Edward County Elementary School Holiday Art Exhibition, as well as updates on Moton’s future.  Additional parking is available across the street from Moton in the Southgate Center, along Griffin Blvd.

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Secretary Stoney to keynote Moton Community Banquet October 10th

Posted on September 21st, 2015 by staff

Virginia’s Secretary of the Commonwealth Levar Stoney is set to deliver the keynote address at the fifth annual Moton Community Banquet on Saturday, October 10, 2015. This year’s event will be held at Longwood University’s Health & Fitness Center from 6:00-8:30PM.

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Tickets on sale now – Fifth Annual Moton Community Banquet, October 10th

Posted on September 14th, 2015 by staff

The fifth annual Moton Community Banquet takes place Saturday, October 10, 2015, from 6:00-8:30PM at the Longwood University Health & Fitness Center in Farmville, Virginia.

To become a sponsor, purchase a ticket or table, or advertise, simply download and return our banquet order form (pdf); visit the Moton Store, Monday-Saturday, noon-4:00PM; or call us at 434-315-8775 ext 6.  The deadline is September 30th.