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Free. Fun. Saturday!   View Event

  • Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Francis Land House
  • Location:  Francis Land House- 3131 Virginia Beach Blvd.
  • Description:  This monthly program kicks off in 2020 with a Valentine's Day theme. Visitors will learn about the traditions of courting through handwritten letters, and can try their hand at copying a love poem with quill and ink to send to their own special Valentine. Free house tours all day, and story time for our youngest visitors at 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM.

Student Art Contest   View Event

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7:00pm -
    Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House1636 Parish Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Description:  Calling all young artists in grades K-8! We want you to create a drawing, painting, sculpture or other piece of artwork about an inspiring woman from the past or present. The artwork will be on display at the Thoroughgood House this March, which is Women's History Month! Prizes will be awarded, with winners announced April 1. 3/11/20 UPDATE: Submissions will be accepted at the Francis Land House by appointment on March 11 (call 757-385-5100), and in person at the Thoroughgood House from 10am-4pm March 12-March 14. Please visit the following link for complete details and the contest form: bit.ly/VBHMArtContest. Admission to the Thoroughgood House is FREE for contest artists and their families (up to four people) for the month of March.Art Submission Size Requirements:• 2-D Submissions should be no longer than16x20 in.• 3-D Submissions should be shoe-box sized,roughly 6x6x12 in. or smaller.Submissions may be dropped off Thurs-Sat from 10am-4pm at the Thoroughgood House or the Francis Land House, or at the Francis Land House Mon-Wed by appointment. Submissions may also be mailed to:Francis Land House3131 Virginia Beach BlvdVirginia Beach, VA 23452 For more information, please call Virginia Beach History Museums at 757-385-5100.

Homeschool History Day   View Event

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Union Kempsville Museum
  • Location:  Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum
  • Description:  We invite all area homeschool students and their families to enjoy this FREE Homeschool History Day at the Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum! The program includes a tour of the museum, as well as interactive activities focused on African American history and the struggle for educational freedom. Please RSVP at our Facebook Event. Call Virginia Beach History Museums at 757-385-5100, or email vbhistory@vbgov.com, for any questions.

Stories Through Still Life: Plein Air Day at the Francis Land House   View Event

  • Monday, February 10, 2020 at 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Francis Land House
  • Location:  Francis Land House3131 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23452
  • Description:  Join fellow artists for a winter mix of art and history at the Francis Land House Plein Air Day! From 10am-1pm on Monday, February 10th, enjoy creating your own plein air masterpiece indoors while surrounded by 19th century architecture and American history. Bring your own art supplies. FREE and open to the public.This event is co-sponsored by Virginia Beach History Museums and The Artists Gallery Plein Air League of Virginia Beach Art Center.RSVP on our Facebook page, Virginia Beach History Museums.

Black History Month: African Americans and the Vote   View Event

  • Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Union Kempsville Museum
  • Location:  Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum5100 Cleveland St. Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Description:  Join the Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Alumni and Friends Association for their FREE Black History Month event, "African Americans and the Vote." The program will begin at 12pm on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum (located within Renaissance Academy at 5100 Cleveland St., Virginia Beach, VA 23462). Please contact Margie Coefield, Alumni Coordinator, at 757-523-2785 to RSVP or for any questions.