Uncover the role of protest, rebellion and revolution in American history through a series of historical character portrayals during “Counter Cultures: Rebellion,” a special program Saturday at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, held in conjunction with the Reign & Rebellion special exhibition.
From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., visitors will encounter first-person portrayals of patriot/traitor Benedict Arnold in 1780, freedom fighter Gabriel Prosser’s wife Nan in 1800, suffragist Mary A. Nolan in 1917 and Civil Rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer in 1964.
Visitors can enjoy music of rebellion by Chuck Two Bills and contribute their own mark to the “Walls of Resistance: Raise Your Voice” art project hosted by Steve Prince, Muscarelle Museum’s distinguished artist-in-residence.
This special event is included with admission to the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and makes connections to the Reign & Rebellion special exhibition on display through Sept. 19, which intert...
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