Calendar module icon


Return to Previous

Event Details

View Map
November 19, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Time Details:
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Richard A. Tucker Memorial Library

2350 Berkley Avenue Ext.
Norfolk, VA 23523
Tucker Flyer Image
Facebook Twitter Email

"Richard A. Tucker" Public Art Dedication and Celebration

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Public art honoring Richard A. Tucker, a key figure in Norfolk’s African American history, will be dedicated on the grounds of the library bearing his name, the Richard A. Tucker Memorial Library (2350 Berkley Ave. Ext., Norfolk, VA 23523) on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 10 a.m.

Norfolk Arts commissioned artist Vinnie Bagwell of Yonkers, NY to create “Richard A. Tucker,” a life-sized, free-standing bronze sculpture depicting Tucker, honoring his legacy as Norfolk’s first African American principal and advocate for black education.

Join the artist, Mayor Kenneth Cooper Alexander and Norfolk Arts at the Richard A. Tucker Memorial Library for the dedication ceremony and celebration reception featuring a live, interactive puppet-making theatre created by local artist and founder of Meliq on the Move, Tanya Shadley.

Free shuttle service provided to the event from Oakleaf Forest and Diggs Town. Shuttles will stop every 15 minutes between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Pickup locations will be identified with black balloons.

Facility Submit Event Print Email Event Subscription RSS Feed Select on Calendar Expand Collapse Previous Next Down Up Map Share Show more