Wed. Feb. 1 - Tue. Feb. 28
Where: Botetourt County Historical Museum
3 West Main Street Fincastle, Virginia
The Botetourt County Historical Museum will debut a special exhibit beginning February 1, 2017. The exhibit, titled “What Has Been Lost,” focuses on Botetourt County’s African American Community.
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.
Tue. Feb. 14 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Historic Davenport Home
823 N Main St Danville, Virginia 24541
History United hosts monthly networking meetings to encourage collaboration through history. Each month’s meeting features different locations around the region to encourage a collective exploration of our history.
Marion Post Wolcott, “Tobacco Barns and Cigarette Advertisements,” 1940.
Tue. Feb. 21 12:00 PM
Where: VFH Conference Room
145 Ednam Drive Charlottesville, VA
Growing the Cigarette is a revisionist history of tobacco in the twentieth century that takes farmers, government officials and citizen-activists as its main characters. By looking beyond “Big Tobacco,” Sarah Milov demonstrates that, paradoxically, smoking was a product of an expanded vision of the state, and that the politics of anti-smoking were born of an […]
Mon. Feb. 27 7:00pm
Where: Riverviews Artspace
901 Jefferson St Lynchburg, VA
Adjunct Professor at Randolph College and Executive Director of the Lynchburg Diversity Center, Andi Miller, will host a public film screening and dialogue series as part of the Public Humanities Cinema Project.
Photo by PARKER MICHELS-BOYCE
Wed. Mar. 22 - Sun. Mar. 26
Where: Charlottesville, VA
The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 23rd Annual Festival will be held March 22-26, 2017.
The Science Museum of Virginia - David Bjorgen via Wikimedia Commons
Sat. Mar. 25 9:30 - 5:00
Where: Science Museum of Virginia
2500 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA
Karenne Wood, poet and director of VFH's Virginia Indian Program, will participate in a discussion between artists and scientists. The panel discussion is part of "Creative Change", a day-long event at the Science Museum of Virginia taking an interdisciplinary approach to climate science.