I’ve Endured: Women in Old-Time Music
The Birthplace of Country Music Museum’s upcoming exhibit “I’ve Endured: Women in Old-Time Music” was supported in part by a Virginia Humanities grant.
“Tribal Truths” Exhibition
This new exhibition features artwork from the Tribal Truths Podcast’s logo competition, submitted by Indigenous artists with winning entries selected by Virginia tribal leaders.
A World in a Zip Code: Columbia Pike Documentary Project
The Columbia Pike Documentary Project is a team of photographers and storytellers whose work captures the evolving life of Arlington County’s historic Columbia Pike corridor.
Red Hill Rediscovered: The Principal Restoration of Patrick Henry’s Red Hill
Join Red Hill-Patrick Henry National Memorial Curator Cody Youngblood for an exciting lecture telling the story of Red Hill’s principal restoration.
Locks Opened: EXTRA ORDINARY!
Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold shares the most extraordinary and death-defying escapes for freedom by fugitive enslaved people.
June 2023 Board Meeting
Our June Board Meeting will take place at the Higher Education Center in Roanoke. A virtual option is available. This meeting is open to the public. Contact Raennah Lorne Mitchell …
Beyond Black Radicalism: How America’s Great Migration to New York City Shaped Electoral Politics
Join us for “Beyond Black Radicalism,” a free talk by Janira Teague, historian and member of our 2022–23 Virginia HBCU Scholars Fellowship cohort.
Jo Piazza & Christine Pride
Join the Bluebird & Co. and the Virginia Center for the Book as we celebrate the release of Jo Piazza & Christine Pride’s new novel You Were Always Mine. The …
Safe in a Midwife’s Hands
Join Virginia Humanities Fellow and author Linda Janet Holmes for an inspiring author talk on her latest book, Safe in a Midwife’s Hands. As a writer, independent scholar, and long-time …
Rage, Resistance & Response in The Infamous Rosalie
Join Ima Hicks, Assistant Professor of Languages and Literature at Virginia Union University, for “Rage, Resistance & Response in The Infamous Rosalie,” a talk highlighting the research she conducted on the novel as a Virginia Humanities HBCU Scholars Fellow.
This celebration will feature the exhibit “Ancestry 100: Churches,” which tells the stories of the African American churches in Powhatan from the 1800s to today.
Join the Josephine School Community Museum, the Josephine Improvement Association, and the Clarke County Training School-Johnson Williams High School Reunion Association for their second annual Juneteenth Celebration.
Locks Opened: Waterways to Freedom
Through story and song, Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold shares about local waterways that were part of the Underground Railroad.
A Silent and Dignified Army
In this discussion, Dr. Derrick Lanois—one of our 2022–23 HBCU Scholars Fellows—will shed light on the men and women who changed the U.S.