Meet and mingle with other homeschoolers from across Virginia! Participate in activities for all ages, including guided workshops and gallery walks, as well as self-guided crafts, games, and scavenger hunts.
This Homeschool Open House will focus on our largest temporary exhibition, Determined: The 400-Year Struggle for Black Equality, as educators lead guided classroom and gallery programming that examines the long history of black Americans as they have fought for freedom, equal justice, and access to opportunities.
Participation is free for homeschoolers and chaperones, but registration is required.
Guided Programs: *Sign-up for guided programs will occur on a first-come, first-serve basis at the registration table upon your arrival. We recommend showing up at least 30 minutes prior to allow time for wayfinding and sign-up.
Classroom Workshops: (all ages welcome, content and language geared towards upper elem. and above)
10:30AM-11:30AM: Different Paths to Freedom: Slavery During the American Revolution
12:00PM-1:00PM: Abraham Lincoln, African-Americans, and the Emancipation Proclamation
1:30PM-2:30PM: Civil War to Civil Rights
Gallery Walks: (all ages welcome, Determined content and language geared towards upper elem and above)