Storytellers of Prince Edward County

Posted on April 24th, 2018 by staff

Join us today 4/24/18 from 3:30-5:30 in the Moton Museum for the opening reception for the Storytellers of Prince Edward County Exhibition.  The exhibition will move to the Greenwood Library at Longwood University on May 9th. Magazines remain available at the Moton Museum. Please stop by the Museum between the hours of 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. to pick them up. Thanks!

U.S. Senator Mark Warner gives remarks about the importance of Barbara Johns

Posted on April 23rd, 2018 by staff

Click Here: Warner Barbara Johns Tribute 04-20-2018

Additional Media Coverage from the first celebration of Barbara Johns Day in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the 67th Anniversary of the Moton Student Strike: 

Barbara Johns Day Celebration

Posted on April 5th, 2018 by staff









April 22nd, 2018 
Firemen’s Sports Arena, Farmville VA 

The Robert R. Moton Museum is proud to present the inaugural Barbara Johns Day celebration. We welcome anybody who wishes to take part in the celebration to join us at the Firemen’s Sports Arena in Farmville, Virginia for an afternoon of fun for guests of all ages, including a bouncy house, a free drawing station, sports equipment, lots of free food and a DJ will be providing musical entertainment. The Barbara Johns Musical written by a Prince Edward County School teacher will be performed at 2:00 p.m. and at 3:00 p.m. by Prince Edward High School Students.

The Inaugural Barbara Johns Day celebration will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018. The Firemen’s Sports Arena is located at 1328 Zion Hill Road, Farmville, VA. This event is free and open to the public, and we welcome all. Stay tune to the website or email us at for additional information.

Margaret Edds – Lecture & Book Signing

Posted on March 21st, 2018 by staff

Please join us for this event in sponsorship with the Prince Edward County Branch NAACP. April 19th, 5:30 p.m. at the Moton Museum

Margaret Edds Flier

An Outrage: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Posted on March 15th, 2018 by staff

The event has been rescheduled for April 25th, at 6:00pm at the Moton Museum.