Courtesy of Library of Virginia.
Mon. Apr. 3 - Sat. Dec. 2
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.
Dudley Biddlecomb and Peter Hedlund, participants in VFH’s Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program passing on the traditions of oyster aquaculture - Photo by Pat Jarrett.
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.
Wed. Sep. 20 - Wed. Dec. 13
Eastern Mennonite University’s Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice is hosting a series of webinars to highlight narratives that can help historically divided communities explore the past, confront current issues, and move together into a shared future.
Fri. Sep. 29 - Sat. Dec. 9
Where: Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society
69 Market St, PO Box 179, Onancock, VA 23417
The Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society is hosting an exhibit of the photograph collection of 20th-century Onancock physician Dr. John Robertson. The collection includes over 500 pictures of Eastern Shore homes throughout a 40-year period, showing the unique detail and architecture of each one.
Sat. Oct. 14 - Wed. Feb. 28
Where: Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Foundation & Museum
145 East Main Street Wytheville, Virginia 24382
This exhibition focuses on the leadership and contributions of Wytheville native First Lady Edith Bolling Wilson during World War I and how her involvement in international and domestic affairs affected the home front.
Wed. Nov. 29 6:00pm
Where: Jefferson School African American Heritage Center
233 4th St. NW in Charlottesville
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities is proud to welcome civil rights icon and public theologian Ruby Sales in a conversation with Charles Marsh, professor of religious studies and director of the Project on Lived Theology at the University of Virginia, moderated by Justin Reid, director of African American programs at VFH.
Tue. Dec. 5 12:00 pm
Where: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
145 Ednam Drive Charlottesville, VA
Why Fish Don’t Exist: The Dangers of Categorization from Ichthyology to Eugenics “Unfit” was the term used by the US Government to justify the forced eugenic sterilization of tens of thousands of people.