Lost Cause Exhibit courtesy the American Civil War Museum.
Slavery At Jefferson’s Monticello
Recreation of the Hemings Cabin - Photo by Steve Ruark for Thomas Jefferson Foundation
Sat. Jan. 18, 2020 - Sat. Apr. 18, 2020
Where: Black History Museum and Cultural Center
122 West Leigh St, Richmond VA 23220
The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello, gives voice to the many enslaved families who built and maintained Monticello. It highlights the stories of six families who, along with others, lived in slavery at Jefferson’s home and plantation for generations: Elizabeth Hemings and her children, among whom the most well-known is her daughter Sally; […]
Rodney Lofton. August 2018. Photographed by Michael Simon for the Voices from Richmond's Hidden Epidemic project.
Thu. Jan. 23, 2020 - Mon. May. 25, 2020
Where: The Valentine
1015 East Clay Street Richmond, VA 23219
Featuring oral histories collected by Laura Browder and Patricia Herrera with accompanying photographic portraits by Michael Simon, Voices from Richmond’s Hidden Epidemic offers a nuanced look at the HIV/AIDS crisis through the stories of survivors, caregivers, activists, and health care workers on the front lines.
This commemorative print celebrates the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment to the U. S. Constitution. - Courtesy Library of Congress
Staged Reading of Greek Tragedy by and for Veterans
Thu. Feb. 6, 2020 - Fri. Feb. 7, 2020
Where: Joan & Macon Brock Theatre, Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center
Virginia Wesleyan University Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455
Former British Royal Marine and Theatre and Classics professor Peter Meineck will direct a performance of the Warrior Chorus Project, a program that teaches veterans to perform works from ancient literature.
Student at a summer art camp. Photo courtesy Northeast Neighborhood Association of Harrisonburg.
Fri. Feb. 7, 2020 - Fri. Feb. 28, 2020
Where: Arts Council of the Valley - Smith House Galleries
311 South Main Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801
View original artworks by students ages 14-18 who, led by JMU Art Professor Susan Zurbrigg, participated in a summer 2019 workshop on racial healing and transformation.
Niya Bates, Director of African American History and Getting Word Oral History Project at Monticello, tries on an augmented reality headset. - Photo by Peter Hedlund, Virginia Humanities
Fri. Feb. 7, 2020 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Where: Harrison B. Wilson Archives, Norfolk State University Library
700 Park Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504
The Virginia General Assembly African American Cultural Resources (AACR) Task Force invites you to its first Black Futures in Virginia Cultural Preservation event. The free public event will include an opening reception for the two-week pop-up exhibition, Afro-Virginia: People, Place and Power, and a panel discussion with some of the leading young voices in Virginia’s Black cultural […]
Virginia Mill - Photo courtesy Frontier Culture Museum
Tue. Feb. 18, 2020 7:00pm
Where: Dairy Barn Lecture Hall / Frontier Culture Museum
1290 Richmond Ave, Staunton, VA 24401
This presentation by Ken Koons, Professor of History at Virginia Military Institute, will explore the history of manufacturing in the Shenandoah Valley, from the frontier era through the early Republic and late antebellum period.
Five days, hundreds of authors. Join us March 18-22, 2020.
Wed. Mar. 18, 2020 - Sun. Mar. 22, 2020
Where: Charlottesville and Albemarle
Five days, hundreds of authors. Join us for the 26th annual Virginia Festival of the Book March 18-22, 2020.