Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Virginia? Please join us at these public events.

Additional Book & Literature events from all across Virginia can be found on our Literary Calendar.

VFH Events

Exhibit: Forever Free

Portsmouth Community Library before restoration.
Sat. Dec. 21 - Tue. Dec. 1
Where: Portsmouth Community Colored Library Museum
Portsmouth Stories of African American Strivings and Successes

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The Printed Word Endures

Sat. Jan. 31 - Sat. Apr. 11
Where: Virginia Arts of the Book Center - Charlottesville
Join publication designer and printmaker Josef Beery for an eight-week seminar investigating the nature of the book.

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1963 Danville Civil Rights Movement Exhibit

Local civil rights demonstrators are led away by the police. Photo Courtesy of the Library of Virginia.
Mon. Feb. 2 - Fri. Feb. 27
Where: American National Bank Main Lobby
As part of an exhibit created by VFH Fellow Emma Edmunds, various Danville residents share their lived experiences of the town's Civil Rights Movement.

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2015 Virginia Festival of the Book

Wed. Mar. 18 - Sun. Mar. 22
Where: Charlottesville, VA
With hundreds of events free and open to the public, join us as VFH celebrates books, authors, and reading at its 21st Annual Virginia Festival of the Book.

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Vincent Valdez: The Strangest Fruit

The Strangest Fruit (detail), 2013, oil on canvas, 55x92 inches (Courtesy of the artist, Photo by Mark Menjivar)
Mon. Apr. 27 - Fri. May. 29
Where: Staniar Gallery, Washington and Lee University in Lexington
Vincent Valdez' hyper-realistic oil and pastel paintings examine the historical mistreatment of Latinos in the United States.

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