Dudley Biddlecomb and Peter Hedlund, participants in VFH’s Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program passing on the traditions of oyster aquaculture - Photo by Pat Jarrett.
Sat. May. 27 - Sun. Mar. 11
Where: Cape Charles, Fredericksburg, Newport News, Staunton, Warsaw, and Winchester
VFH, in cooperation with the Virginia Association of Museums and six organizations across the state, will help Virginians examine water as an environmental necessity and an important cultural element through “Water/Ways,” a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program.
Sat. Oct. 14 - Wed. Feb. 28
Where: Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Foundation & Museum
145 East Main Street Wytheville, Virginia 24382
This exhibition focuses on the leadership and contributions of Wytheville native First Lady Edith Bolling Wilson during World War I and how her involvement in international and domestic affairs affected the home front.
Wed. Feb. 28 6:00pm
Where: Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia
122 W. Leigh Street Richmond, Virginia 23220
Join us on Wednesday, February 28 from 6:00 – 8:00pm for a special screening of a new documentary on a Richmond culinary legend: “The Hail-Storm: John Dabney in Virginia.” A capstone to Black History Month, this event will celebrate the long tradition of African American culinary excellence and entrepreneurship in Richmond and beyond.
Branded Head by Hank Willis Thomas. © Hank Willis Thomas
Sat. Mar. 3 - Sun. Sep. 2
Where: Taubman Museum of Art
110 Salem Avenue SE Roanoke, VA 24011
The Taubman Museum of Art will present “Reclamation! Pan-African Works from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection”, featuring more than one hundred works from various media highlighting the global migration of peoples across the world.
Tue. Mar. 6 12:00pm
Where: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
145 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville, VA
Forming a Literary Culture in Digital Media What did it mean to found a literary journal on the web at the dawn of online publishing? And what kinds of archives and physical objects tell the story of digital publishing? Join VFH Fellow Katherine McNamara for a discussion of the Rare Book School’s exhibition in the […]
Richmond Jazz Society presents an historic exhibition - VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years
Sun. Mar. 18 - Mon. Apr. 30
Where: The Valentine Museum
1015 East Clay Street Richmond, Virginia 23219
This multi-media exhibition created by Richmond Jazz Society illuminates over 30 Virginians who made significant contributions to the development of Jazz as an American art form – from the early rhythms of its birth at the turn of the 20th century to the multifaceted vibrations leading to the music’s modern sound.
Wed. Mar. 21 - Sun. Mar. 25
Where: Charlottesville, VA
The Virginia Festival of the Book brings together writers and readers to promote and celebrate books, reading, literacy, and literary culture over five days in Charlottesville each March.