Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Apr 27, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMBecoming American: Immigration and Work
Carefully curated, Becoming American is a selection of documentaries designed to engage and enlighten audiences, representing a selection of diverse immigration experiences drawn from both the past and present.
Apr 30, 2019 Tue 7:30 PMScience, Pseudoscience, Magic, and Humbug
Learn about some of the fascinating programs and performances from The Lyceum’s first twenty years.
May 6, 2019 Mon 7:00 PMLecture: Prohibition in Alexandria
During a week of celebrating cocktails, learn about a time when drinking them was illegal!
May 11, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMBecoming American: Family and Community
Carefully curated, Becoming American is a selection of documentaries designed to engage and enlighten audiences, representing a selection of diverse immigration experiences drawn from both the past and present.
May 16, 2019 Thu 7:00 PMLecture-What Happened in That House on Duke Street
In this lecture, Professor Joshua Rothman details how the slave-dealing firm Franklin and Armfield worked, and he discusses the professional and private lives of the three partners who ran the company."
May 18, 2019 Sat 10:00 AMBecoming American: Immigration and Popular Culture
Carefully curated, Becoming American is a selection of documentaries designed to engage and enlighten audiences, representing a selection of diverse immigration experiences drawn from both the past and present.
May 23, 2019 Thu 7:00 PMLecture and Book Signing-Why Old Places Matter
Tom Mayes, Vice President and Senior Counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, discusses his new book Why Old Places Matter.
May 29, 2019 Wed 7:30 PMPhrenologist Nelson Sizer: Courtship and Marriage
David Keltz, renowned for his portrayal of Edgar Allan Poe, returns to the Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum to portray phrenologist Nelson Sizer.
Jul 16, 2019 Tue 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Jul 17, 2019 Wed 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Jul 18, 2019 Thu 9:00 AMClio’s Kids: A History Mini-Camp
Clio's Kids introduces children to American history and life in historic Alexandria through artifacts, storytelling, singing and crafts, "old-fashioned" games, and visits to nearby historic places.
Oct 1, 2019 Tue 7:30 PM2019 Beautification Commission Awards Ceremony
The 2019 Alexandria Beautification Awards ceremony will recognize residents, organizations, and businesses and community groups for their efforts in contributing to the beautification of the City of Alexandria. Awards will be presented in six categories: Excellence in Architecture, Residential Beautification, Commercial Beautification, Community Beautification, ...

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