Mon. Feb. 13 - Mon. May. 15
Where: Botetourt Gallery of Swem Library
400 Landrum Drive Williamsburg, VA
Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies (APIA) will present a gallery exhibit at the Botetourt Gallery of Swem Library. Between 1899 and 1902 the United States engaged in a war of imperialism in the Philippines.
Courtesy of Library of Virginia.
Mon. Apr. 3 - Tue. Dec. 5
Where: Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad Street Richmond, VA
The Library of Virginia will tell the story of Virginia Prohibition and its legacy through an exciting exhibition and associated programming. Teetotalers & Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled addresses the important and long-lasting effects of Prohibition on commonwealth and America.
Tue. Apr. 25 12:00pm
Where: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Conference Center
145 Ednam Drive Charlottesville, VA
Join journalist Thomas Kapsidelis, Richmond resident and VFH Fellow, as he presents his research in preparation for a book-length treatment of the unresolved issues in the aftermath of the April 16, 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech.
Fri. May. 5 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: Lecture Hall & Lobby, Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street Richmond, VA
Join the Library of Virginia for a special reception as part of Teetotalers and Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled, an exhibit examining the history of prohibition era America.
Sat. May. 6 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: Reid Street Gallery
24 Reid Street Chatham, VA
VFH fellow and author of Hidden History: African American Cemeteries in Central Virginia, Lyn Rainville, will act as the keynote speaker for the open, community event “Finding Our Roots.” Hosted by regional libraries, VFH’s History United and the Pittsylvania Historical Society, this event explores family, local history, and the connections we share through both.
2016 Folklife Showcase - Photo by Pat Jarrett
Sun. May. 7 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: James Monroe Highland
2050 James Monroe Parkway Charlottesville, VA 22902
Free and open to the public The Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship showcase announces its 2017 date! Join Virginia’s folk masters and their apprentices this spring for a celebration of traditional music, food, and crafts at James Monroe’s Highland, just outside of Charlottesville.
Danville related photos of race & labor courtesy of the Library of Congress
Tue. May. 30 6:30pm
Where: Pittsylvania County History Research Center and Library
340 Whitehead Street Chatham, VA
Facilitated by Dr. Andrew Canady of the history faculty at Averett, Our Civil Rights: Race & Labor is a series of conversations that explore the history of race as it influenced labor in the Nation, the South and in our local community.