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
Where: Gallery 5
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 […]
Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. demonstrates printing techniques during a visit to Charlottesville on 11/17/18. Photo by Pat Jarrett/Virginia Humanities
Sat. Mar. 9, 2019 - Sun. Mar. 24, 2019
Kennedy will conduct dozens of partner workshops in public schools and with nonprofit organizations, as well as community printmaking events to demonstrate the art of letterpress printing and invite residents and visitors to create their own posters in his bold and colorful signature style.
Wed. Mar. 20, 2019 - Sun. Mar. 24, 2019
Where: Charlottesville and Albemarle County
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 and Albemarle County every March.
Book Artist, Frank Brannon. Courtesy of Frank Brannon.
Tue. Apr. 2, 2019 12:00pm
Where: Virginia Humanities
145 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville VA 22903
Paper and book artist Frank Brannon, in residence at Virginia Humanities in 2016-17 as the Robert C. Vaughan Fellow and now an educator with Northern Virginia Community College, will discuss the publications from his fellowship regarding the historical Cherokee Phoenix newspaper, published between 1828 and 1834.
Sun. Apr. 7, 2019 4:00pm
Where: Roanoke College, Colket Center, Pickle Lounge
221 College Lane Salem, Virginia 24153
Share a Meal. Share Your Stories. Meet students from area schools Learn about teen bridge building projects Enjoy a catered meal Share your personal stories and listen to others Learn about peacebuilders This free event is part of Virginia Humanities’ Changing the Narrative project made possible by the W.K.
The Virginia Chamber Orchestra, David Grandis, Music Director - Image courtesy Virginia Chamber Orchestra
Sun. Apr. 7, 2019 4:00pm
Where: Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College
8333 Little River Turnpike Annandale, Virginia 22003
Music in the Life of Eisenhower” on April 7th will commemorate the 75thAnniversary of D-Day, June 6, 2019. Music Director David Grandis and Virginia Chamber Orchestra will be joined by Narrator Robert Aubry Davis from National Public Television’s WETA; the Airmen of Note, the premier jazz ensemble of the U.S.
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.