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Indigenous Perspectives Exhibit

The Library of Virginia’s Indigenous Perspectives exhibit highlights the commonwealth’s Indigenous history and how the tribes remain a vital part of Virginia’s culture today.

December 5, 2023 – August 17, 2024 | Richmond
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Transcending Traditions

The Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke is hosting a temporary installation featuring selections from over 34 years of documentary footage filmed in communities across Virginia. The people in the 15 videos …

May 3 – June 30, 2024 | Roanoke
Appalachian Revolution: Explore the Revolutionary War on the 250th Anniversary. Free Summer Field Trips for 4th-5th Graders in the NRV.Event

Appalachian Revolution: A Summer Experience

Wilderness Road Museum, Virginia Tech, and the Pulaski County VA250 committee are excited to announce a VA250 Virginia Humanities Grant sponsoring free summer field trips for 4th and 5th grade …

June 3 – July 31, 2024 | Dublin
Banner that reads "Summer Printmaking Camp For Kids" over a picture of two young people working on print making in the Springhouse print shop.Event

Summer Printmaking Camp for Teens

Springhouse’s week-long camp for teens will center on creating a final print project inspired by change campers wish to see in the world.

June 17–21, 2024 | 10AM – 3PM | Pilot
Poster describing an event by The Eastern Shore Heritage Center, “The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman."Event

The Life and Times of Harriett Tubman

Join the Eastern Shore Heritage Center for an enlightening evening on the “Life and Times of Harriet Tubman” as a beacon of courage and freedom. Dr. Clara L. Small, a distinguished retired professor from Salisbury University, will deliver a compelling presentation at 6:00pm on June 18th.

June 18, 2024 | 6PM | Parksley
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The Village Initiative’s Juneteenth Freedom Celebration

Attendees will be invited to participate in a community art project focused on history and belonging in Williamsburg as part of our ongoing documentary film project.

June 19, 2024 | 1PM – 7PM | Williamsburg
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Botanical Contact Printing Workshop

We will learn natural printing techniques using locally foraged or found plant materials such as leaves, flowers, and seeds. The class will provide basic knowledge of botanical contact printing (also called eco-printing) on paper and textiles, focusing on materials that can be incorporated into bookmaking and book art.

June 22–23, 2024 | 10AM | Artist/Instructor’s Studio in Downtown Charlottesville
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Juneteenth is for Everyone!

Visit Powhatan County and experience its Juneteenth Celebration.

June 22, 2024 | 11AM – 4PM | Powhatan
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Through the Spectacles of Ethiopia: Garveyism, Black Judaism and the Virginia Commonwealth

Join Dr. Ma’asehyahu Isra-Ul for a talk about his Public Humanities Fellowship project, which will mark the first Black Judaic Heritage Center Community Event of 2024.

June 26–27, 2024 | 4:30PM – 8PM | Richmond
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Paper Weaving with Janet Eden

“Come have an afternoon playing with paper!!” We will learn 2 techniques and most important, some tricks. Most papers work well, solids, patterns, and pictures. Bring some of your favorites and we will have some available.

June 29, 2024 | 12PM – 3PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville VA
Join Washington Heritage Museums at the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop on July 4th, 2024 as we celebrate our independence with a reading of the Declaration of Independence. Living historians will read this historic document live from the steps in front of this 18th-century building. This is a moving experience you won't want to miss!Event

Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Join Washington Heritage Museums at the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop on July 4th for a public reading of the Declaration of Independence.

July 4, 2024 | 11AM – 4PM | Fredericksburg
Join Washington Heritage Museums in the garden of the Rising Sun Tavern Museum for a day of family fun to celebrate the 248th U.S. Independence Day! Bring the family for live readings of children’s stories and fun crafts themed around American history and the 4th of July.Event

Family Fun & Stories at the Rising Sun Tavern Museum

Join Washington Heritage Museums in the garden of the Rising Sun Tavern Museum for a day of family fun to celebrate the 248th U.S. Independence Day!

July 4, 2024 | 12PM – 3PM | Fredericksburg
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A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Mrs. Maggie Lena Walker: A Woman for All Seasons

Visit Richmond Public Library (Main Library) for a talk by Elvatrice Parker Belsches commemorating Maggie Walker’s 160th birthday.

July 13, 2024 | 2PM | Richmond
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Making and Using Junk Journals Part I w/Donna Knoell

Junk Journals are easy to make and, by definition, use materials you already have: junk mail, envelopes, used greeting cards, off-size scraps of paper from notebooks, posters, maps, office supplies, calendars, museum catalogs… images and textures that appeal to you.

July 14, 2024 | 12PM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville VA
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