Sat. Oct. 14, 2017 - Thu. Feb. 28, 2019
Where: Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Foundation & Museum
145 East Main Street Wytheville, Virginia 24382
One hundred years ago, while Edith Bolling Wilson was serving as First Lady, the United States entered World War I. During wartime, she promoted her husband’s vision for peace, set an example for homefront conservation movements, and supported our troops.
The Cape Charles Elementary Rosenwald School, ca 1929
Sat. May. 12, 2018 - Sat. Nov. 24, 2018
Where: The Cape Charles Museum and Welcome Center
814 Randolph Avenue Cape Charles, Virginia 23310
The Cape Charles Museum and Welcome Center has a new exhibition opening May 12th. “Building a Community: The Cape Charles Elementary (Rosenwald) School” tells the story of African American education across the rural south during the period of legal segregation, through the local lens of the Cape Charles Elementary School.
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.
Wed. Nov. 14, 2018 - Sat. Nov. 17, 2018
Where: Charlottesville, VA
Kennedy is a self-proclaimed “humble Negro printer” whose letterpress work represents the messages and identities of African-Americans whose “words… have largely been excluded from ‘fine print.’”
Wed. Nov. 14, 2018 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Where: Virginia Center for the Book / Jefferson School City Center
233 4th Street NW, Charlottesville Virginia
Please join us for the 14th annual Raucous Auction, to be celebrated in our new home studio at the Jefferson School. Delicious food, ample beverages, breathtaking prints, and the best place to find unique handmade gifts as the holiday season approaches.
Tue. Nov. 20, 2018 12:00pm
Where: Virginia Humanitites
145 Ednam Drive Charlottesville, VA
Two-time Virginia Humanities residential Fellow and associate professor of Africana studies at Virginia Tech, Paula Marie Seniors was an editor of the recently published collection of essays, poetry, and art, Michelle Obama’s Impact on African American Women and Girls.
Dr. Richard Kopley
Tue. Nov. 27, 2018 - Tue. Dec. 4, 2018
Where: Richmond & Charlottesville
Join Virginia Humanities Fellow Dr. Richard Kopley, a Distinguished Professor of English, Emeritus, from Penn State DuBois, for a talk on his research for a critical biography of Edgar Allan Poe.