Moton will be busy with events surrounding the Vice-Presidential Debate at Longwood University. For a complete listing of what is happening with the Debate, visit debate.longwood.edu.
Here’s an overview of what is happening in and around Moton:
Friday, September 30: Open 12 noon – 4 p.m. for self-guided tours of galleries only
As part of the 2016 Student Citizenship Summit sponsored by the Longwood University College of Education and Human Services, we will have 600 middle and high school students in the museum over the course of the day.
Saturday, October 1: Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Guided tours will be offered at 10 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Sunday, October 2: Open 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Guided tours offered at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
5 p.m. Community Prayer Service, sponsored by the Farmville Ministerial Association
Monday, October 3: Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Guided tours will be offered at 10 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Tuesday, October 4, Debate Day: Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Guided tours will be offered at 10 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. No Prayer Breakfast this day.
10 a.m. Debut of Farmville Civil Rights Walking Tour
Meet by Tar Paper Shack building next to the Museum.
This will be approximately a two-mile walk down Main Street, up High Street, and down Griffin Blvd back to the Museum. Wear shoes and clothing appropriate for the walk and weather. Bring your smartphone, if you have one.
This tour is a joint collaboration between the Moton Museum, Downtown Farmville Partnership, and Longwood University. The tour is made possible through the support and cooperation of the Town of Farmville. Project made possible with funding from the Virginia Foundation for Humanities.
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. First Amendment Field located behind the Museum
Longwood University invites members of the public to express their views. Participants will sign up for 10-minute speaking slots on the stage on First Amendment Field. To register, go to http://debate.longwood.edu/visitor/first-amendment-field.php