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Visitors view miniature WWII models on Fathers Day

National D-Day Memorial - WWII in Miniature ...

Venue: National D-Day ... Date: 06/20/2015 Location: Bedford
Visitors view miniature WWII models on Fathers Day

On this Father’s Day weekend, treat dad to a one-of-a-kind exhibit featuring miniature World War II model planes, tanks, ships, jeeps, histor... More Info

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Southwest Virginia Museum.

A Stitch in Time: Annual Quilt Show

Venue: Southwest Virginia ... Date: 04/01/2015 - 05/31/2015 Location: Big Stone Gap
Southwest Virginia Museum.

Quilting has long been a mainstay of Appalachian culture and heritage. Quilts from the museum's collection and those of area residents will be on d... More Info

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The Crossing of the Dan Exhibit

Venue: The Prizery Date: 08/01/2013 - 08/31/2020 Location: South Boston

This permanent, interpretive exhibit of the Crossing of the Dan River during the Revolutionary War is housed on the top floor of The Prizery which ... More Info

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Appomattox Courthouse

The Civil War in Virginia, Surviving War, The ...

Venue: The Museum of the ... Date: 03/14/2015 - 09/13/2015 Location: Appomattox
Appomattox Courthouse

The experience of the Virginia home front is emphasized in An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia - Surviving War. Traveling ... More Info

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Appomattox Courthouse

The Civil War in Virginia, Waging War, Museum of ...

Venue: The Museum of the ... Date: 03/14/2015 - 09/13/2015 Location: Appomattox
Appomattox Courthouse

The experience of the Virginia battlefront is emphasized in An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia - Waging War. Traveli... More Info

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Protecting Manassas Exhibit

A New Exhibit: Protecting Manassas

Venue: The Manassas Museum Date: 05/01/2015 - 07/15/2015 Location: Manassas
Protecting Manassas Exhibit

In the late 1800s, when Manassas was still a growing little town, volunteers retrieved buckets and ladders from the train depot and ran to fight fi... More Info

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Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape ...

Venue: George Washington's ... Date: 02/22/2014 - 01/10/2016 Location: Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon invites visitors to explore George Washington’s design for the grounds of his estate, highlighting the first president’s ... More Info

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Everybody Loves Mrs. Madison: Dolley Madison in ...

Venue: James Madison's ... Date: 01/17/2015 - 01/03/2016 Location: Montpelier Station

This new Grills Gallery exhibit illuminates the iconic Dolley Madison, the original presidential spouse to be called "First Lady," through her pers... More Info

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Experience The James: Lynchburg's Pathway to the ...

Venue: Lynchburg Museum at ... Date: 06/06/2014 - 12/31/2015 Location: Lynchburg

The exhibit will occupy much of the Museum's gallery space and tie in with existing exhibits which already have river-related themes. Objects on di... More Info

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Beyond the Walls

Venue: Virginia Museum of ... Date: 09/07/2014 - 06/30/2015 Location: Richmond

In September, the Memorial Foundation for Children Teaching Gallery, located in the MWV Art Education Center, will be transformed into an interacti... More Info

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Theodor de Bry colored engraving (ca. 1590) after John White painting. From the collections at The Mariners' Museum, Newport News, Va.

"Working and Racing on the Bay: The Chesapeake ...

Venue: Jamestown ... Date: 09/19/2014 - 09/08/2015 Location: Williamsburg
Theodor de Bry colored engraving (ca. 1590) after John White painting. From the collections at The Mariners' Museum, Newport News, Va.

Objects from The Mariners' Museum collection are featured in this special exhibition tracing the evolution of the dugout canoe through the centurie... More Info

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To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade

Venue: Library of Virginia Date: 10/27/2014 - 05/30/2015 Location: Richmond

This groundbreaking exhibition will explore the pivotal role that Richmond played in the domestic slave trade. Curated by University of Virginia pr... More Info

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The World of Pocahontas, Unearthed at the Voorhees Archaearium, Historic Jamestowne

The World of Pocahontas, Unearthed

Venue: Historic Jamestowne Date: 06/06/2014 - 12/31/2015 Location: Jamestown
The World of Pocahontas, Unearthed at the Voorhees Archaearium, Historic Jamestowne

A new exhibit now open at Historic Jamestowne reveals new details about the material world of Virginia's Native peoples and their interaction with ... More Info

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The Virginia Dulcimer: 200 Year of Bowing, ...

Venue: History Museum of ... Date: 07/01/2014 - 09/30/2015 Location: Roanoke

The Virginia Dulcimer: 200 Year of Bowing, Strumming, and Picking Exhibit on loan from the Blue Ridge Institute at Ferrum.... More Info

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The Burning: Harvest of Flames for 13 Days Exhibit

Venue: The Heritage Museum Date: 10/03/2014 - 12/31/2015 Location: Dayton

Of all the fertile valleys in 19th century America, none was more important than the Shenandoah Valley. The rich farmlands yielded healthy crops an... More Info

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"New Narratives: Papunya Tjupi Prints with Cicada ...

Venue: Kluge-Ruhe ... Date: 01/20/2015 - 05/17/2015 Location: Charlottesville

On January 20th the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of U.Va. will open a new exhibition titled New Narratives: Papunya Tjupi Prints with Cicad... More Info

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Made in Church Hill Exhibition

Venue: The Valentine Date: 01/23/2015 - 06/28/2015 Location: Richmond

MADE in CHURCH HILLJanuary 22 - June 28, 2015 A collaborative exhibition involving a variety of local cultural and educational instit... More Info

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Courtesy of the Pinkhasov family

The Other Side of the Curtain:Soviet Jews Create ...

Venue: Beth Ahabah Museum ... Date: 11/17/2014 - 12/31/2015 Location: Richmond
Courtesy of the Pinkhasov family

The Other Side of the Curtain:Soviet Jews Create New Lives in Richmond, Virginia Through December 2015 In the late... More Info

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