• Bomba In The Market Square at FAM

    Bomba In the Square

    September 24th, 4 - 6 pm • Join FAM and Semilla Cultural to celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month with Bomba In The Square. This program is an introduction to the traditional Afro-Puerto Rican dance and music style, bomba, a percussion driven artform consisting of drums, maracas, and wooden sticks called cuás, for banging the sides of the drums. Dancers improvise movement that the lead drummer follows and interprets simultaneously as the drum beats....

  • COVID Object Collection

    Our community, Nation, and world at large are currently experiencing one of the most......

  • Documenting COVID-19 in the Fredericksburg Area

    The Fredericksburg community is currently grappling with a unique historical moment as we respond as a city, state, nation, and world to a pandemic. We are all experiencing history, and FAM would like to hear how COVID-19 has affected your lives. Please take your time to submit your stories. ...

  • FAMFaire Call for Vendors

    Apply to be a Vendor • The Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) is sponsoring a 2022 Holiday Market with a European-style theme in historic Market Square. The Market is Saturday, December 10, 11:00 - 7:00 pm. FAM invites interested vendors to apply for one of the 25 booth spaces that can be accommodated in Market Square....

  • FAM Announces Homeschool Investigators Program

    Homeschool Investigators

    FAM is pleased to announce Homeschool Investigators, a new program designed especially for homeschool students and educators. Homeschool Investigators focuses on hands-on learning through teamwork, collaboration, and problem-solving STEAM activities. FAM’s homeschool programs are designed for children ages of 5 – 14-years old with a range of learning abilities and styles....

  • Neighborhood Walking Tour: Lower Caroline Street

    October 8th,10 AM • The Fredericksburg Area Museum – in conjunction with Hallowed Ground Tours -- will sponsor a 90-minute, guided walking tour of Fredericksburg's Lower Caroline Street Neighborhood. Part of the "History of Our Homes" local tour series, this 7-block walk will discuss the history of the people and the historic homes of that area....