Newport News in WWI – Exhibit
Sat. May. 19, 2018 - Tue. Sep. 3, 2019
Where: Mariners' Museum
100 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606
Answering America’s Call: Newport News in World War I looks at the stories of the individuals who served in Newport News, passed through the port, or lived on the Peninsula, and how Newport News answered America’s call to arms.
1619–2019 & Beyond
Mon. Dec. 10, 2018 - Sat. Dec. 7, 2019
Where: Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Recent estimates place the number of foreign-born Virginians at just under one million, or about one in every eight people in the state. The composite portrait of Virginia is becoming more complex, challenging an older, simpler understanding of what it means to be a Virginian.
Northampton County Historic Court Green
Sun. Jul. 28, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: Cape Charles Palace Theatre
305 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310
The film covers: a history of Northampton jails and punishment; a booming economy that influenced early 20th century changes in Northampton and the construction of the 1914 Jail; and how the 1914 Jail functioned for close to a century.
Fri. Aug. 2, 2019 - Sat. Sep. 28, 2019
Where: 292 North Gallery at The Church of the Incarnation
292 N. Liberty St. Harrisonburg VA 22802
Portraits from the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program will be on display at the 292 North Gallery at The Church of the Incarnation in Harrisonburg during the months of August and September.
Marc Boston author residency March 2018
Wed. Aug. 7, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Where: Jefferson Madison Regional Library - Central Branch
201 E. Market Street
Author Marc Boston (The Girl Who Carried Too Much Stuff) and a select number of students from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia will present their original stories and poetry at this fun event for the whole family.
The History of Filipino Nurses in Virginia Exhibition
Sat. Aug. 10, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm
Where: The Philippine Cultural Center of Virginia
4857 Baxter Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23462
In the United States, the impending million nurse shortage brings to light the ethical and economic issues concerning the recruitment of internationally educated nurses (IEN).
Sat. Sep. 28, 2019 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: Eldon Farms Clover Hill
4432 Sperryville Pike, Woodville, VA 22749
John Jackson was born in 1924 in Rappahannock County, VA to a tenant farming family who was also extremely musically talented. He received the National Heritage Fellowship in 1986 from the National Endowment for the Arts, which is America’s highest honor in the folk music world.