BM&CF's locations are currently closed to the public in response to COVID-19.  BM&CF will continue to operate virtually to provide online programming & educational resources. Staff will be available through email or phone. Thank you for your patience as we navigate this evolving situation together.
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From Africa to Appalachia:

Roots of Old-time and Bluegrass

October 7 – November 19

THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1ST FOR A PRIVATE EVENT

We look forward to seeing you!

 

Alexander Black House

& Cultural Center

 

204 Draper Rd

Open Tuesday - Saturday

10am-4pm

St. Luke &

Odd Fellows Hall

 

203 Gilbert Street

Open by Appointment

 

Upcoming Events

  • Blues, Brews, & BBQ
    Sat 08 Oct
    Oct 08, 12:00 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
    Alexander Black House & Cultural Center , 204 Draper Rd SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Join us in honoring & celebrating the history of New Town and St. Luke & Odd Fellows Hall: Museum of African American Heritage with a day of music. This event is free and open to the public. There is a $5 recommended donation.
  • Oct 14, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
    Blacksburg, 204 Draper Rd SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Lecture presented by Early White on the History of Blacks in Old-Time, with a musical demonstration, and a Q&A section at the end.
  • Old-Time Jam
    Wed 19 Oct
    Oct 19, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Blacksburg, 204 Draper Rd SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    In celebration of the exhibit "From Africa to Appalachia: The Roots of Old-Time and Bluegrass. The Alexander Black House will be hosting an old-time jam!
  • Oct 21, 6:00 PM – Oct 22, 7:00 PM
    Alexander Black House & Cultural Center , 204 Draper Rd SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
  • Oct 28, 7:00 PM – Oct 29, 10:00 PM
    Alexander Black House & Cultural Center , 204 Draper Rd SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Don't miss the first-ever Haunted House at the Alexander Black House & Cultural Center. Tickets go on sale on October 17th.
  • Oct 29, 7:00 PM – Oct 30, 10:00 PM
    Alexander Black House & Cultural Center , 204 Draper Rd SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Don't miss the first-ever Haunted House at the Alexander Black House & Cultural Center. Tickets go on sale on October 17th.
  • Oct 31, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Alexander Black House & Cultural Center , 204 Draper Rd SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Kid-Friendly walk-through of Black House, A Haunted House at the Alexander Black House & Cultural Center. Tickets go on sale on October 17th.
  • Nov 03, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Alexander Black House & Cultural Center , 204 Draper Rd SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
  • Nov 10, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Blacksburg, 204 Draper Rd SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    Come and enjoy a free showing of the documentary "Black Fiddlers."