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.
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.
Tue. Apr. 3 12:00pm
Where: Virginia Humanities
145 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville, VA
The author of African Banjo Echoes in Appalachia, a cultural history of the gourd “banjar” and later American five-string banjo in the South, VFH Fellow Cece Conway will discuss her current book project and how she traces the earlier musical history of the ballad singing genre, the arrival of the fiddle and its influence upon the […]
Sat. Apr. 14
Where: Jessie Peterman Memorial Library
321 West Main Street Floyd, VA 24091
All-day film premiere of student films from the Floyd County High School oral history project, Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. “From the Front Porch to the Front Lines,” a DVD set produced by the Floyd Story Center at the Old Church Gallery, Ltd., features stories of Floyd County residents who came of […]