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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Virtual Concert: Jackie Merritt and Resa Gibbs - Wednesday, October 21, 7 pm

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Grab a seat on our virtual front porch to share an hour with the two local members of the acclaimed M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio, Jackie Merritt and Resa Gibbs. Renowned as the premier purveyors of Piedmont Blues tradition, they are adept musicians and song...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Virtual Lecture: Depleting the Immense Protein Factory that was Chesapeake Bay - October 5, 7 pm

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Join Dr. Kennedy, Professor Emeritus, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland for an enlightening overview of the environmental history of Chesapeake Bay to explore how resource-rich the Bay was when Europeans arrived and how it has been ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Artist creates a new way to show off Hampton, featuring graphic icons of elements of the city

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Aug. 13, 2020 - In Wednesday’s City Council meeting City Manager Mary Bunting unveiled a new design that spells out "HAMPTON" using graphic icons from around the city. Items sporting this image, part of the city’s new brand, ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

History Matters - Message from the Director

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As we live through events that affect the course of history, it feels like a tide is sweeping us along; challenging our understanding of the forces at play. At the History Museum, we believe the tool we must use to navigate these hidden currents is the po...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

"Clips with the Curator" Virtual Tours - online now!

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We miss seeing you! Since you can’t come to us, we have begun sharing a series of “Clips with the Curator,” two to four minute videos, on Facebook , Instagram  and Twitter!

Now featured are tour highlights of...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

"Hampton One: Working, Building, and Racing on the Water," on view now!

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This artifact-rich exhibition explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One-Design sailboat, and the competi...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

ReLaunching Air Power Park! See what's restored, renewed, refreshed!

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ReLaunching Air Power ParkAir Power Park | 413 W. Mercury Boulevard | Hampton, VA 23669 | 757-726-0650What exactly is ReLaunching Air Power Park? ReLaunching Air Power Park is not an event, but rather a refreshed and reinvigorated way experiencin...

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