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.
Wed. Jan. 30, 2019 - Wed. Jun. 19, 2019
200 West Marshall St. Richmond, VA 23220
A series of facilitated public conversations, presented monthly, exploring a range of social issues that are central to Richmond’s past and present. Richmond & the Suburbs – 1/30 Richmond & Black Freedom – 2/20 Urban Agriculture – 3/13 Richmond & Public Art – 4/17 Richmond & Sustainability – 5/15 Richmond & Transportation – 6/19 This […]
Adriana Corral, Unearthed: Desenterrado (2018). Site-specific installation at Rio Vista Farm, Socorro, Texas. Flagpole: 60 feet; Flag: cotton, 18 x 30 feet. © 2018 Adriana Corral. Photo: Courtesy of Adriana Corral and Black Cube.
Mon. Apr. 22, 2019 - Fri. May. 24, 2019
Where: Staniar Gallery at Washington and Lee University
Washington and Lee University, 204 W Washington St, Lexington, VA 24450
In her socially engaged practice Texas-based artist Adriana Corral investigates universal themes of loss, human rights violations, concealment, and memory. Her rigorous research-based practice and solicitous process draws from the fields of anthropology, journalism, gender studies, and human rights legal studies.
Thu. May. 23, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Where: Vinegar Hall at Common House
206 W. Market St Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
In this panel, Victory Hall Opera presents African-American women artists and scholars, discussing what “Sally Hemings” means to them in their work and consciousness. How do the facts of history inform the artist’s creativity, and vice-versa? How can a figure about whom we know so little mean so much to so many, and why has […]
Thu. May. 30, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Where: Chesapeake Convention Center
700 Conference Center Dr, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
A Conversation About Race with Dr. Beverly D. Tatum is an Understanding Hampton Roads forum sponsored by the Hampton Roads Community Foundation in partnership with Virginia Humanities.
St. John School, Cobham VA - Photo by Justin Reid/Virginia Humanities
Fri. Jun. 7, 2019 - Sun. Jun. 30, 2019
Where: Studio IX Gallery & Listening Room
969 2nd Street SE, Charlottesville, VA
On Friday, June 7, from 5:30-7:30pm, Virginia Humanities African American Programs will premiere 'Afro-Virginia: People, Place & Power' during the First Fridays Art Opening at Studio IX Gallery & Listening Room
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).