SEVAA TRAVELS TO GRAND OPENING OF NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE

NMAAHC GRAND OPENINGSEVAA CELEBRATES HISTORY IN THE MAKING!!  BUS TRIP TO GRAND OPENING OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016!

Join the SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA ARTS ASSOCIATION for the GRAND OPENING of the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE on the National Mall in Washington, DC  – Saturday, September 24, 2016. 

Hampton Road’s premier African American cultural arts organization SEVAA is sponsoring a historic trip to Washington, DC in celebration and honor of the first National Museum dedicated to African American History and Culture. “The National Museum of African American History and Culture will be a place where all Americans can learn about the richness and diversity of the African American experience, what it means to their lives and how it helped shape this nation.”

Buses are departing for a one-day trip to Washington, DC for the Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting with President Barack Obama delivering the opening address, a tour of the new Museum, a visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, and visits to other museums and exhibits on the National Mall.  This historic event will be attended by thousands across the nation! 

Busses will depart Norfolk, VA on Saturday, September 24th at 4:30am and arrive in Washington, DC at 8:30am!  Return departure from the National Mall at 6:00pm, arriving Norfolk, VA at 9:30pm.

TRIP TICKETS AND INFORMATION can be obtained on Eventbrite at https://sevaanmaacbustrip.eventbrite.com or contact (727) 651-2856 or (757) 623-3300.

For information about the Museum Opening visit https://nmaahc.si.edu/.

The Sankofa Projects 4th Annual International Day of Remembrance

The Sankofa Projects 4th Annual International Day of Remembrance is honoring the lives lost in the Middle Passage

Saturday, June 13, 2015 in Hampton, Virginia 11am - 2pm

Read more: The Sankofa Projects 4th Annual International Day of Remembrance

5th African Landing Commemoration Day Festival Hampton, Virginia August 20 ~ 22, 2015

 

A commemoration of the first Africans who arrived in America on English occupied territory at Point Comfort, today’s Fort Monroe in Hampton. 

Thursday  August 20th   -  Fort Monroe  -  Noon  -  Continental Park

5th Annual WORLD DAY OF RECONCILIATION & HEALING FROM THE LEGACY OF ENSLAVEMENT, Prayer Service. FREE

Thursday August 20th   -  Fort Monroe -  Continental Park

5:00 pm – Dedication of Department of Historic Resources Highway marker designating Point Comfort as the landing site of the first Africans. Local, State, Federal officials, and representatives from the African nations will be in attendance. FREE

Read more: 5th African Landing Commemoration Day Festival Hampton, Virginia August 20 ~ 22, 2015

About Southeastern Virginia Arts Association

Southeastern Virginia Arts Association is Celebrating over 20 Years of African-American Culture and Arts SEVAA is a multi-discipline Arts Organization including five artistic disciplines: · Visual Arts, · Dance, · Music, · Literary Arts, · Theater SEVAA sponsors activities that promote and assist artist and cultural organizations; encourages increased participation in the arts by African-American artist and arts organizations; serves as a channel of communication for its membership and works to generate increased support for the arts.

JOIN SEVAA NOW AND HELP TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY IN THE ARTS FOR THE TOTAL COMMUNITY! 

Visual Arts

We've encountered some of the most amazing artwork worldwide. 

Dance

Get out the drum and show off your best dance moves. 

Music

Your ears will be in for quite a treat while you attend our festivals.

Theater

Escape to another world as you enjoy African and African American performances. .

Literary Arts

Looking for a good book to curl up with?

Afr'am Fest 2016

Are you ready for Afr'am Fest 2016? 

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