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.
Tue. Jan. 16
Where: Location: Virtual
The National Day of Racial Healing (NDORH) is an opportunity for people, organizations and communities across the United States to call for racial healing, bring people together in their common humanity and take collective action to create a more just and equitable world.
Tue. Jan. 23 12:00 pm
Where: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
145 Ednam Drive Charlottesville, VA
Join us as VFH Fellow John Ragosta speaks to why Patrick Henry’s legacy has been largely forgotten or, more accurately, suppressed. While Henry is remembered as a great orator and firebrand, this fails to do justice to his role in launching the American Revolution as well as his critical role as the leading anti-federalist in opposition […]
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.