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Man of Honor: The Navy’s Most Famous Diver

Naval Shipyard Museum 2 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

This three-month temporary exhibit looks at the career of Master Chief Petty Officer Carl Brashear, the first African American to graduate from the United States Navy’s Diving and Salvage School.

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Portraits of Service

Naval Shipyard Museum 2 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

This two-month temporary display showcases some of the many local African Americans who joined the Armed Forces during the mid-twentieth century. The photographs and captions come from the archives of […]

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STORYLAND: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Don’t miss this interactive traveling exhibit, on loan from the Children’s Museum of Minnesota, that lets kids step into the world of their favorite picture books. Make snow angels in […]

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Olde Towne Antique & Flea Market

Olde Towne Portsmouth Olde Towne, Portsmouth, VA

Visit the Olde Towne Antique & Flea Market on the first Saturday of each month, rain or shine, and enjoy the eclectic collection of unique and antique wares. With more […]

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Homeschool Day

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Join us for a day dedicated to homeschooling families. Activities include workshops, demonstrations, sample classes, educational games, and planetarium shows. Visit https://childrensmuseumvirginia.com/education/homeschool-programs/ for details and ticket information.

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend in Portsmouth

Olde Towne Portsmouth Olde Towne, Portsmouth, VA

Check out all the things to do St. Patrick's Day Weekend in Portsmouth.  Please celebrate responsibly and have a great time! FRIDAY MARCH 17 Momac Brewing kicks off the weekend […]

Andalo’s Library

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Join Andalo and local authors as we share a book reading and activity! Readings at 11AM, 1PM and 2PM.

A Father’s Legacy

Naval Shipyard Museum 2 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum is proud to host Phillip Brashear, son of Navy Diver Carl Brasher, on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 1:30 PM for a presentation on the […]

Music Event: Southside Community Band

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

The Southside Community Band was formed in the Fall of 2017 from a core of experienced musicians who have played together for years. They will play for a free concert […]

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Annual Bunny Hop 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

The Portsmouth Museums Foundation is pleased to announce that our annual Bunny Hop 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run to benefit the Children’s Museum of Virginia! Enjoy a flat, […]