Lucy Burns Museum Opens at Workhouse Arts Center

February 12, 2020 / Faculty/Staff Highlights

Just in time for the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving American women the right to vote, the Lucy Burns Museum is now open at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, VA. Alice Reagan, a history professor at Woodbridge Campus and other historians and community activists, developed the museum over 12 years. The museum discusses the suffragist’s imprisonment at the Occoquan Workhouse and examines the 91-year history of the Lorton Prison complex. Other famous Lorton prisoners included Norman Mailer, Noam Chomsky, and the father of Go-Go, Chuck Brown. Student groups are welcome! Visit for more details.