An Outrage Film screening

Posted on March 21st, 2018 by staff

Due to inclement weather the film screening of An Outrage is cancelled for tonight. Stay tuned for information about rescheduling.

-Moton Staff

An Outrage: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Posted on March 15th, 2018 by staff

2018 Moton Community Banquet

Posted on February 26th, 2018 by staff

Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 6:00 p.m.
Longwood Health & Fitness Center

The Moton Museum invites you to our seventh annual Moton Community Banquet. This night brings together all members of our community to recognize our donors and to honor our local civil rights history when the courage and sacrifices of young people and their families expanded equality for all Americans.

This year our keynote speaker will be Mrs. Nadine Marsh-Carter. Mrs. Marsh-Carter is the daughter of the Honorable Henry Marsh, one of the lawyers in the Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward, and serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Home Society of Richmond. She is also a former member of the Richmond City School Board and a community advocate.

Show your support for the Banquet by

  • becoming a sponsor
  • purchasing a table,
  • purchasing an individual ticket
  • advertising in our souvenir

If you would like to advertise in our souvenir program, become a sponsor, or purchase a table, then please contact Sherre Atkins, Guest Services Manager at 434.315.8775 (ext.6) or stop by the museum for a visit. If you would like to purchase an individual ticket, then you can do so through our Eventbrite page.

Purchase Individual Tickets at Eventbrite



Moton Jazz Concert

Posted on February 5th, 2018 by staff






To celebrate the impending 101st birthday of the legendary Ella Fitzgerald, and the historical and cultural significance of jazz music as a whole, the Robert Russa Moton Museum will be hosting a jazz concert on Saturday, February 24th. The enormously talented Desiree Roots will be performing her tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, featuring a set of some of Ella’s most notable songs and accompanied by highly-acclaimed local jazz musicians.

The Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald will take place at the Moton Museum, located at 900 Griffin Boulevard in Farmville, Virginia. The show will begin at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24th, and is free and open to the public

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The Spirit of Harriet Tubman

Posted on January 28th, 2018 by staff

February 13th | 6:30 p.m. | Moton Museum Auditorium 

“The Spirit of Harriet Tubman” as performed by Diane Faison is a glimpse into the life of Harriet, some of her thoughts on the Underground Railroad and some of her driving inspirations. The 50 minute performance has been called “breathtaking”, “riveting”, and “inspired and inspiring”. The one-woman show is designed to entertain and educate people of all ages