Programs/Events

WINTER SEASON BOOK GROUP
January–April

Join us this Winter, January–April, for FREE virtual book discussions. To participate you must register in advance to receive a ZOOM link. Links will be emailed several days prior to the discussion. Books should be available in local libraries or can be purchased by the participants.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 6:30 pm
Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow — Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 6:30 pm (Black History Month)
Discovering Black Vermont: African American Farmers in Hinesburgh, 1790–1890 — Elise Guyette

Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 6:30 pm (Women’s History Month)
Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community — Brenda J. Child

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:30 pm
The Water Dancer — Ta-Nehisi Coates


Former Mt Tabor African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Mt Holly Springs, Pennsylvania
BLACK HISTORY MONTH LECTURE
Righting the Erasure of Black History and Creating a more Inclusive American Story
February 2, 2021, 6:30 pm ZOOM 

“Righting the Erasure of Black History and Creating an Inclusive American Story” will explore efforts to recognize and right missing historical narratives in history. Panelists Dr. Lindsay Varner, Rokeby Museum; Dr. Elise Guyette, author of Discovering Black Vermont, and Carmen James, Mt Tabor Preservation Project, will discuss their work to bring attention to racism in the historical narrative and recognition to significant sites in African American history.

Rokeby Museum is committed to continued access to our programming. This event is free but please consider a donation to the Museum when registering. 


Please note: face mask usage and physical distancing is currently required at Rokeby Museum.

Additional Programs for Winter 2021 are being considered. Check back for announcements should we be able to offer them, or sign up to receive the museum’s e-news announcements.