Local scholar Susan D. Anderson to speak at Richmond Museum of History

Richmond Museum of History to hold back-to-school family free day

The Richmond Museum of History is inviting the community to a lecture and reception next month featuring local scholar Susan D. Anderson and entitled “World War I, Resistance, and the New Negro in California.”

The event, which includes a delicious meal by Richmond’s Lilly’s New Orleans Cafe, is set to occur Saturday, June 3 at 2 p.m. at the museum at 400 Nevin Ave.

The lecture runs in conjunction with an ongoing exhibit in the Richmond Museum of History’s Seaver Gallery called, “How World War I Changed Richmond.” The exhibit, on display from March 11 through June 29, features dozens of World War I related artifacts with connections to Richmond.

Anderson’s lecture comes with a fun and delicious meal that includes a Po’ Boy sandwich (shrimp, chicken, link or veggie), green salad and swamp juice.

Tickets are $20 and include admission, lecture and food.

Purchase tickets here.

For more information, contact the Richmond Museum of History at (510) 235-7387.