This family friendly program features special educator-led readings of children's history books and a craft activity. Stories at the Museum programs are open to all ages. Programs take place every month on select Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.
Every Stories at the Museum program will include:
group reading of the selected history-themed picture book
a make-it-and-take-it craft activity related to the text
Each month the books will have a different theme.
2019 Dates and Themes
January – nATIONAL BIRD DAY // mARTIN lUTHER kING, jR. DAY
January 5 – I Took a Walk
January 19 – A Sweet Smell of Roses
February – Black History Month
February 2 – Ruby Bridges
February 16 – Game, Set, Match Champion Arthur Ashe
March – women’s History Month
March 2 – Elizabeth Leads the Way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Right to Vote
March 16 – Jazz Age Josephine
April – National Poetry Month
April 6 – The Raven
April 20 – Johnny Appleseed
May – Asian Pacific American heritage month // jewish american heritage month
May 4 – How My Parents Learned to Eat
May 18 – It's Challah Time!
June – Pride month // wwii Memorial
June 1 – And Tango Makes Three
June 15 – Nim and the War Effort
Come join the fun at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture!
There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change.