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Words + Arts = Comics with Georges Jeanty

Join the Buchanan County Public Library on May 4 for a dynamic, multimedia-infused discussion with celebrated artist Georges Jeanty. Jeanty is a New York Times bestselling comic book illustrator best …

May 4, 2022 | 2PM – 3PM | Buchanan County Public Library, Grundy
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Columbia Pike: Through the Lens of the Community

Columbia Pike Corridor, once just a toll road that bridged Virginia’s rural/urban divide, is now on of the nation’s most culturally diverse communities. Speakers of 130 different languages are crammed …

August 31, 2021 – January 8, 2022
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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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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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Little Dreamers with Vashti Harrison

Vashti Harrison (Little Dreamers) reads from and discusses her work as well as how she became an author-illustrator. A Q&A featuring students’ pre-submitted questions will also be included.

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March 23, 2021 | 12PM – 12:30PM | VIRTUAL
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I See Myself: Diversity in Children’s Literature

Angela Dominguez (Stella Díaz Dreams Big), Vashti Harrison (Little Dreamers), and Dub Leffler (Once There Was a Boy) discuss the importance of diversity in children’s literature and how their past and current projects embrace inclusive storytelling, from stories that highlight Mexican-American childhood and include Spanish vocabulary, to books that celebrate Black leaders and engage with Indigenous Australian identity and history.

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March 25, 2021 | 4PM – 5PM | VIRTUAL
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