"The African-American Experience: From Slavery to Emancipation" Homeschool Day

Date: 
October 17, 2012 - 10:00am - 2:45pm
Location: 
Richmond
Event Type: 
Workshops
Contact: 
Hilliary Turner
Email: 
hturner@moc.org
Address: 
1201 E. Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 
(855) 649-1861

This hands-on program will examine African-American life through reproduction objects and historic photos. Children will try their hands at carding cotton and being a soldier in the United States Colored Troops. Themes explored include slave life, work roles, "King Cotton," the Underground Railroad, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Civil War Amendments. Families will tour the White House and explore the exhibits. Advance Registration required. Please specify either the morning or afternoon session when you register. Space is limited, so reserve your space early! To register or for more information, contact Museum Education Specialist Hilliary Turner at 855-649-1861 x122 or by email.

Admission:  $5 for Adults and Children 5 years and up.  

Morning Session:  10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m or Afternoon Session:  1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.