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October 7, 2019

During our first Community Fall Festival celebrating cultural history, presented by The African American Cultural Center In Virginia Beach’s, with over 500 in attendance, Center President Bruce Williams announced that the Center’s board had voted last month to change t...

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...

September 20, 2019

UVA Today Article:

University of Virginia art professor Kevin Everson has made more than 170 films and shown them at many of the world’s most famous museums and film festivals.

Today, he has one more accolade to show for that prolific body of work.

The Heinz Foundation na...

June 20, 2019

Congratulations to AACC community member Mary Dotson, and her Faith-based partners for hosting their 1st Juneteenth Celebration!. Mary Dotson is one of our historic African American neighborhoods members featured on the recently commissioned AACC's Public Artwork: "Por...

June 20, 2019

This Thursday through Saturday, the Boulevard officially will be rechristened Arthur Ashe Boulevard in honor of the Richmond tennis star and my late uncle.

I can’t tell you what this means for my family, but I also think it means a great deal for Richmond as a progressi...

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!

December 31, 2018

Rob and Donna's Challenge

 Why we give..........

If a philanthropist is a person who donates time, money, experience, skills, or talents to help create a better community, then Rob and Donna Turner are proud philanthropists.  Both are long-term entrepreneurs -- he's a ta...

November 30, 2018

"AACC and the Office of Cultural Affairs use 21st Century Technology for an " interactive exhibit" about several African American Community Heroes in Virginia Beach".   

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Community Hero Posters Will Soon Be Displayed Across Hampton R...

November 20, 2018

It's Official and Historic!

On Nov. 20, 2018, The City Council of Virginia Beach unanimously voted and approved the  Deed Transfer and Title of the property on 704 Hampshire Way to the African American Cultural Center, Inc.   


AACC Founder, Dr. Amelia Ross-Ham...

September 25, 2018

The Poster Art project

Local artists Jessica C. Szymanski, Rick Nickel and Chris Revels led students from Enoch and Ebenezer Baptist Churches, Men of Faith organization, Cox HS National Art Honors Society, and Teens with a Purpose to collaborate together to create portr...

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