Category Archives: 2003

Legacy participates in Kaleidoscope activities

Legacy’s exhibit at Day-in-the-Park September 13 was a great success largely because of the delightful panel of church-goers painted by Geral Butler. Children enjoyed sticking their heads through the holes and having their pictures taken and coloring copies of Geral’s sketches for the panel. Many, many thanks to Geral for donating her artistic talents and [...]

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Music programs scheduled for November

The Museum will host a two-part program, “An Historical Account of African American Music” the first weekend in November.
The weekend program is planed as an extension of the current exhibit, “By God’s Grace: the African American Worship Experience in Central Virginia, 1820-1950.” Part one, “A Religion that Sings,” will be held at the Museum at [...]

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VFH Officials Attend Opening of “By God’s Grace”

Legacy’s fourth major exhibit, on the black church in Central Virginia, opened to the public on Sunday, June 30, with David Bearinger and Fran Canon of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities in attendance.
The VFH is a major sponsor of “By God’s Grace: The African American Worship Experience in Central Virginia, 1820-1950.” Bearinger and Canon [...]

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