Events


Visit Facebook or YouTube for a variety of Spotlight Talks, Book Talks, Tours, and Hands-On History sessions.

January 27, 2021--Stories of Preservation & Progress Virtual Talk on the Electoral College
3 p.m.; free
Farnsworth talk
This year the Electoral College was at the forefront of election news. Learn about the history and relevance of the Electoral College with Stephen Farnsworth, Professor and Director at the Center for Leadership and Media Studies at the University of Mary Washington. Visit facebook.com/cityofmanassasleisure to watch a livestream of the talk.

December 4 through May 23, 2021 -- New Exhibit: The Power of Play
The toys in this exhibit may be familiar or foreign, but the joy of time spent playing is something we can all remember fondly. The vintage toys on display are from the Museum's collection and from private collectors. The exhibit is open free during the Museum's open hours. 

Manassas Museum Exhibit: Artistic Expression; March 5-31
The eighth annual Osbourn High School art exhibit will feature the works of students at Osbourn High School.   A variety of mediums including painting, drawing, photos and sculpture are included in this student show.

Past Program: Front Porch Talk with the founder of the Slave Dwelling Project  
Empowering Descendant Voices Virtual Conversation
Mr. Joe McGill, Founder of the Slave Dwelling Project, discussed the movement that is inspiring people across the country to confront the history of American slavery and its legacy. Since 2010, members of the Slave Dwelling Project have conducted sleepovers and educational programs at historic sites in 25 states and the District of Columbia. 

Watch the Zoom conversation with Joe McGill and Linneall Naylor, descendant of an enslaved family at Liberia House, and the Front Porch Conversation.

 

 

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