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Black History Now – Art Is Revolutionary

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2024

In 2024 the arts take center stage, as Black History Now! showcases some of the area’s most successful Black artists, filmmakers, musicians, and changemakers. Meet the artists who made history in Portsmouth through this historic collection of memories and artifacts, highlighting the impact of Hampton Roads’ and Portsmouth’s artists.

Visit our Art is Revolutionary exhibit, and explore the lives of Hampton Roads’ most groundbreaking artists:

Hampton Singers Sissieretta Joyner Jones Cecil McPherson Graham Jackson Ella Fitzgerald Ruth Brown Karen Briggs Barbara Clarke Ruiz Wanda Sykes Melvin Gregg Swamp Dogg Missy Elliott Adrienne Warren Mark Mims Inge Hardison S.A. Cosby


July 6
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum
904 Elm Avenue
Portsmouth, VA 23704 United States
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