• 2020 Voting Rights Art and Essay Contest. Deadline for entries is March 7, 2020. For Kids & Teens.

    Art & Essay Contest

    Norfolk students are invited to become inspired by the history of voting rights.

  • Author: Charlene Butts Ligon. Fearless: How a poor Virginia seamstress took on Jim Crow, beat the poll tax and changed her city forever

    Author Talk

    We're partnering with Norfolk State University to bring you Charlene Butts Ligon.

  • African American History Month. African Americans and the Right to Vote. February 2020. Image: Evelynn Butts

    Celebrate with Us

    Speakers, concerts, crafts, performers and more, all month long!

  • Women's History Month: Valient Women of the Vote

    Women's History Month

    March is Women's History Month! Join us for a month full of special events.