Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Feb 20, 2019 Wed 4:00 PMAmazing African American STEAM
Hands on art and science projects for ages 5+. No registration required. Celebrate Black History Month with hands on art and science projects inspired by great African Americans. For ages 5+. No registration required. All materials supplied.
Feb 20, 2019 Wed 6:00 PMFree Movie Wednesdays: Crooklyn
The Mobile Art Lab presents a series of free movie nights starting at 6 pm every Wednesday in February. Gourmet is popcorn generously provided by sponsor Popped Republic.
Feb 20, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMHighlights from Alexandria’s African American Hist
Join Audrey Davis, Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum, and learn some of the fascinating history of African Americans in Alexandria.
Feb 20, 2019 Wed 7:00 PM60 Years of Integration of Alexandria Schools
Join us for a talk with journalist Jim McElhatton as he highlights the stories of ordinary people who helped change civil rights in Alexandria Schools. February 2019 will mark 60 years to the day when Alexandria public schools were integrated. Journalist Jim McElhatton who wrote the articles "The homeless man who made Alexandria civil rights history" ...
Feb 22, 2019 Fri 1:00 PMFreedom House Museum open
See a powerful exhibit in the basement of the building, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave trading firm Franklin and Armfield.
Feb 23, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tour: A Complicated Hospitality
Specialty Tour at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
Feb 23, 2019 Sat 11:00 AMScreen Printing Activity for Families
Visit the Alexandria Black History Museum for a fun activity for families.
Feb 23, 2019 Sat 1:00 PMFreedom House Museum open
See a powerful exhibit in the basement of the building, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave trading firm Franklin and Armfield.
Feb 24, 2019 Sun 1:00 PMFreedom House Museum open
See a powerful exhibit in the basement of the building, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave trading firm Franklin and Armfield.
Feb 25, 2019 Mon 5:00 PMExercise through Dance
The Mobile Art Lab hosts Charonne Butler of DANCEVENTS for a lively night celebrating the art of movement and unity by dancing.
Feb 25, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMLiberated Muse Arts Group
Liberated Muse Arts Group Presents: "Zora Past the Sun" a musical and poetic tribute to Zora Neale Hurston.
Feb 25, 2019 Mon 7:15 PMManumission Tour Company Presents "Alexandria's Fi
The Manumission Tour Company presents early Alexandria's African-American history. The Manumission Tour Company brings the knowledge from their manumission walking tour to the Barrett Branch Library for an evening immersed in the history of African-American Alexandrians, both free and enslaved, and the tireless work to oppose the practice of slavery. Registration ...
Feb 27, 2019 Wed 6:00 PMFree Movie Wednesdays: The Last Dragon
The Mobile Art Lab presents a series of free movie nights starting at 6 pm every Wednesday in February. Gourmet is popcorn generously provided by sponsor Popped Republic.
Feb 27, 2019 Wed 7:00 PMAfrican-American: Keeping Heritage Alive
Join us for a special presentation of African-American: Keeping Heritage Alive by Sheila Arnold Jones in honor of Black History Month. Stories written, told or passed down through the African-American culture, with an emphasis on reading and writing. The stories cover a wide spectrum of time and include original pieces as well time-tested ones. ...
Feb 28, 2019 Thu 5:00 PMCommunity Painting with Luther Wright
The Mobile Art Lab hosts a live painting workshop with Luther Wright, award-winning multi-media artist and founder of LW Arts and Design. Open to all ages and skill levels.

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