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Winter Reflections At Home with Mr. Jefferson

Venue: Thomas Jefferson's ... Date: 03/07/2015 - 03/08/2015 and 03/14/2015 Location: Forest

Winter Reflections At Home with Mr. Jefferson Saturdays and Sundays, January 17 through Saturday, March 14, from 10:00 a.m... 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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Aves: Birds from the Natural History and Art ...

Venue: Maier Museum of Art ... Date: 01/22/2015 - 04/12/2015 Location: Lynchburg

On view at the Maier this spring will be the exhibit, Aves: Birds from the Natural History and Art Collections at Randolph College. In add... 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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When Johnny Came Marching Home: Veterans in the ...

Venue: Museum of the ... Date: 03/08/2014 - 04/01/2015 Location: Appomattox

Approximately 30% percent of the estimated 900,000 men who served in the Confederate army died in service; the other 70% returned home to their fam... 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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"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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Works by Renwick Morrison

Venue: PIedmont Arts Date: 02/07/2015 - 04/18/2015 Location: Martinsville

Works by Martinsville artist, Renwick Morrison, are featured in the museum's Lynwood Artists Gallery. Morrison has won several awards for h... 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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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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Coffee: The World in Your Cup Exhibition

Venue: The Mariners' ... Date: 02/21/2015 - 09/07/2015 Location: Newport News

From the plant to your mug, explore the world's most popular beverage shipped by sea. This traveling exhibition tells the fascinating story behind ... More Info

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Elizabeth Catlett: A Celebration of 100 Years and ...

Venue: Hampton University ... Date: 01/30/2015 - 11/14/2015 Location: Hampton

In celebration of Elizabeth Catlett's one hundredth birthday, the Museum will highlight twenty-five works pulled from art storage that were framed ... More Info

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Greta Pratt: Nineteen Lincolns

Greta Pratt: Nineteen Lincolns

Venue: The Chrysler Museum ... Date: 02/10/2015 - 07/05/2015 Location: Norfolk
Greta Pratt: Nineteen Lincolns

An homage to honesty? Photographer and Old Dominion University professor Greta Pratt explores the role of historical images and myths in contempora... More Info

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Lexington Gallery Walk

Venue: Galleries along ... Date: 03/06/2015 and additional dates Location: Lexinton

From contemporary photography, paintings and sculpture, to jewelry, antiques and folk art, you'll find it here, in Downtown Lexington. Thro... More Info

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