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Exodus: Coastal Virginia

The In[HEIR]itance Project is a national arts organization that helps unconnected neighbors navigate challenging civic conversations through collaborative theatre projects. Using the unique history of Coastal Virginia and the inherited …

December 7–9, 2021 | Virginia Beach & Norfolk
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“Whatever is un-Virginian is Wrong!”: Richmond Confederate Artists and the Origins of the Lost Cause

Despite the Union Army’s victory over the South, allegiance and loyalty to the Confederate “Lost Cause” lived on for decades.This lasting mythology of the Confederacy challenges the old adage that, …

December 7, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Online
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Beyond “Mary Bowser”: Researching & Writing a Biography of Black Activism in 19th-Century Virginia

How do historians discover and interpret the experiences of 19th-century African American women and men when most of the documents preserved in the Library of Virginia and other archives reflect …

December 1, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Richmond, Virginia
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Beneath the Surface: Visual Conversations about Race in Hampton Roads

This month, Eastern Virginia Medical School’s department of Art Therapy and Counseling will host an art-based workshop addressing the history of race and racial disparity in Hampton Roads. This daylong …

November 13, 2021 | 1PM – 6PM | Suffolk
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Beneath the Surface: Visual Conversations about Race in Hampton Roads

This month, Eastern Virginia Medical School’s department of Art Therapy and Counseling will host an art-based workshop addressing the history of race and racial disparity in Hampton Roads. This daylong …

November 21, 2021 | 10AM – 3PM | Virginia Beach
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A Celebration of Appalachian Books

Join us for the next program in the Buchanan County Public Library’s Speakers Series Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 6 P.M. Dr. Amy Clark, the Co-Director of the Center for …

November 4, 2021 | 6PM | Grundy
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Power of the Voice: Making the Sister Radio Documentary

Sister Radio is a film documentary that follows the lives of two Black female radio journalists, Atari Gems and Massitan Coulibaly. The women are separated by an ocean, Gems lives …

November 15, 2021 | 6PM – 7PM | Online
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Using Tree-Ring Dating to Examine Historic Barns

Earlier this year, the Shenandoah County Historical Society completed a program to examine six historic barns using dendroarchaeology (tree-ring science). This science allows us to determine the year trees used …

October 26, 2021 | 7PM | Virtual