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.

March 23 – December 31, 2023 | Bristol

“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.

May 11 – September 10, 2023 | Jamestown

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.

June 2, 2023 | 5PM – 8PM | Arlington

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.

June 3, 2023 | 10AM – 11:30AM | Brookneal


Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold shares the most extraordinary and death-defying escapes for freedom by fugitive enslaved people.

June 3, 2023 | 4PM | Portsmouth

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 …

June 8–9, 2023 | Roanoke

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.

June 13, 2023 | 12PM – 1PM | Richmond

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 …

June 13, 2023 | 7PM – 8PM | Crozet
Cover of "Safe in a Midwife's Hands" with a picture of the author Linda J. HolmesEvent

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 …

June 14, 2023 | 1PM – 2PM | Charlottesville

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.

June 15, 2023 | 1PM – 2:30PM | Richmond

Juneteenth Celebration

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.

June 17, 2023 | 12PM – 4PM | Powhatan

Juneteenth Celebration

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.

June 17, 2023 | 11AM | Berryville

Locks Opened: Waterways to Freedom

Through story and song, Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold shares about local waterways that were part of the Underground Railroad.

June 17, 2023 | 7PM | Chesapeake

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.

June 24, 2023 | 6PM – 8PM | Richmond
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