A Monumental Weight

Public Presentations of ‘A Monumental Weight

While FAM will be closed to the public in January and February 2023 for installation of new exhibits, we will offer a series of free, public presentations on the A Monumental Weight: The Auction Block in Fredericksburg, Virginia exhibit on the following days:


Friday, January 6th at 12 p.m.

Thursday, January 12th at 7 p.m.

Monday, January 23rd at 11 a.m.

Saturday, February 11th at 2 p.m.

Sunday, February 26th at 1:30 p.m.


Attendees are asked to enter the museum via the William St. entrance.


“A Monumental Weight” has been funded in part by a grant from Virginia Humanities. It is an on-going partnership with the City of Fredericksburg to enhance interpretation of local African American history and stories.