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.
Sat. May. 27 - Sun. Mar. 11
Where: Cape Charles, Fredericksburg, Newport News, Staunton, Warsaw, and Winchester
VFH, in cooperation with the Virginia Association of Museums and six organizations across the state, will help Virginians examine water as an environmental necessity and an important cultural element through “Water/Ways,” a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program.
Tue. May. 30 - Tue. Sep. 26
Where: Pittsylvania County History Research Center and Library
340 Whitehead Street, Chatham, Virginia 24531
Facilitated by Dr. Andrew Canady of the history faculty at Averett, this conversation focuses on the history of race as it influenced labor in the nation, the South, and our local community.
Fri. Aug. 4 - Sat. Aug. 26
Where: 292 N. Gallery
292 N Liberty St Harrisonburg, Virginia
“Refuge in the Valley: Portraits of Hope” is an photographic exhibit featuring portraits of individuals and families from seven countries: Congo, Sudan, Iraq, Syria, Cuba, Pakistan, and the Central African Republic who have relocated to Harrisonburg, VA.
Sun. Aug. 27 3:30 pm
Where: Burke Historical Society
6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke, VA 22015
Karenne Wood—director Virginia Indian Programs at Virginia Foundation for the Humanities—will examine the histories and current experiences of Virginia’s Indian peoples, focusing on the ways we’ve learned these histories in the past, and what we can learn by incorporating a more Native-centered approach.
Tue. Aug. 29 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Kenmore Middle School
200 S. Carlin Springs Road Arlington, Virginia 22204
Join 1882 Foundation for the first installment of a series of traveling seminars. Each seminar features short documentary film screenings, expert speakers, discussions of key historical themes, and lesson plans for educators.
Tue. Sep. 19 - Mon. Apr. 30
Where: The Valentine Museum
1015 East Clay Street Richmond, Virginia 23219
This multi-media exhibition created by Richmond Jazz Society illuminates over 30 Virginians who made significant contributions to the development of Jazz as an American art form – from the early rhythms of its birth at the turn of the 20th century to the multifaceted vibrations leading to the music’s modern sound.