Museum of Jazz 


African  American History

Traveling Exhibit

        Jazz History  & Education

Jazz Legends George Duke, Al Jarreau & Cali joins in to Scat

JOCADA Permanent Collection

Medium: Photography

No copying &/or duplicating permitted. Fees may apply)(c)cbhphotography

Original Hand-Beaded African Artifacts

JOCA​DA Permanent Collection

Photographer: Callye Holmes

Medium: Mixed Medium

No copying/duplication permitted. Fees may apply)-cbhphotography( c )2018

John J. Wright

JOCADA Permanent Collection

Medium: Photography 

Donor: John J Wright Museum

(No copying/duplicating permitted. Fees may apply) cbhphotography( c )2020 

John J Wright opened the first high school for black students in Spotsylvania County, VA, Founded in 1913. In 1952, the John J. Wright Consolidated School opened to all county black youth in grades 1-12; and in 1992, the John J. Wright Middle School was recognized for its practices, including reading, public speaking, community involvement and technology education.   In 2008, the John J. Wright Educational & Cultural Center offered educational services to Spotsylvania County students from Pre-K thru the 12th grade. 

 "First Virginia Slaves" 

(JOCADA Permanent Collection)

Department of Historic Resources 2015 

(No copying or duplication allowed - Fees may apply)

Native-American Hand Carved "Pipe"

JOCADA Permanent Collection

Photographer: Callye Holmes

Medium: Photography

 The above image is believed to be representative of the "Dance Pipe" 

No coping/duplicating permitted. Fees may apply.  cbhphotography(c)1980

Mr. Dick Gregory & Daron Burks Board Member


 "Black History-Artist Talk"

Medium: Photography

Photographer: Callye Holmes

(No copying/duplicating permitted. Fees may apply). cbhphotography( c ) 2013

Original African Mud Cloth

JOCADA Permanent Collection

Medium: Mixed-Medium

(No copying/duplicating permitted. Fees may apply).  cbhphotography( c )2018

​C ommunity  Sponsors & Collabs

 Pilot Flying "J " (Sponsor)

Door Prize Winners

Honoring US Men & Women in Uniform

Photographer: Callye Holmes

(No copying or duplicating image). Fees may apply: cbhphotography( c )2017

Grand Symphony

Pilot Flying ""

The Virginia Military Institute


Total Wine Store

Dunkin Donuts

Village Storage

The Olive Garden


Painting With A Twist

Extra Extra !! 

2022  Jazz -Arts  Exhibit Coming Soon