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May 7, 2020

Dear Friends of VAACC,

Thanks so much for your donation to VAACC. Through your generosity, our organization addressed a critical need in the African American senior communities in Virginia Beach on Giving Tuesday Now, which was May 5th. Our theme was HIGH 5 GIVE $5.

We w...

December 2, 2019

The Virginia African American Cultural Center hosted its 1st Community Fall Festival on October 5th 2019 to celebrate on the land which was officially “Gifted” by the City of Virginia Beach to our communities. Even though we have not broken ground  we felt it was impor...

October 2, 2019

The African American Cultural Center of Virginia Beach expresses immense appreciation for our community partners and sponsors supporting our Community Fall Festival! We thank them for their time and investment in helping us to produce cultural events that celebrat...

May 11, 2019

The exhibit features artist Richard Hollant’s photos of prominent residents of Virginia Beach's African American historic neighborhoods and video interviews.

 Check out the story on 13 News Now!

August 24, 2018

The sixth annual 'Africana' will be held August 24-26 at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — A celebration right here in Hampton Roads stretches all the way to the continent of Africa.

The event is the sixth annual "Africana" and it is happening t...

January 18, 2018

The Chrysler Museum of Art commemorates Black History Month with a special Gallery Talk with Dr. Amelia Ross-Hammond, Founder & Executive Director of the emerging African American Cultural Center, and Docent Becky Livas. See works from our collection that highlight the...

October 17, 2017

The African American Cultural Center took part in the Virginia Beach National Week ofPeace from October 15 - 23. Check out the proclamation from Mayor Will Sessoms in the video below.

April 26, 2016

A “Blessing of the Land” ceremony will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 704 Hampshire Way at the corner of Newtown Road to launch Virginia Beach’s proposed African American Cultural Center. This free event is open to the public and will feature cultura...

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