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Young Architects: Designing the Future

Venue: Children's Museum ... Date: 08/24/2015 - 08/29/2015 and additional dates Location: Portsmouth

In this exhibit which highlights famous architects as inspiration and various block building media for a hands-on interactive learning experience; ... More Info

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Exhibit Reception: Virginia Earth - Ceramic Art

Venue: Portsmouth Art & ... Date: 09/04/2015 Location: Portsmouth

From large scale sculptures to utilitarian craft art, the exhibit offers a look at the wealth of ceramic arts created in Virginia. This exhibit is ... More Info

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Captain Jack

Spotlight Exhibition: Julius Melchers’ Captain ...

Venue: Gari Melchers Home ... Date: 09/12/2015 and 01/03/2016 Location: Falmouth
Captain Jack

Spotlight Exhibition: Julius Melchers’ Captain Jack September 12, 2015-January 3, 2016 For the first time at Belmont, one of th... More Info

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Silver in Virginia

Silver in Virginia

Venue: Virginia Historical ... Date: 08/01/2015 - 08/01/2025 Location: Richmond
Silver in Virginia

This exhibition features more than 100 pieces of Virginia silver dating from 1770 to 1870 and representing more than twenty localities. Admission t... More Info

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The Story of Virginia, an American Experience

The Story of Virginia, an American Experience

Venue: Virginia Historical ... Date: 08/01/2015 - 08/01/2025 Location: Richmond
The Story of Virginia, an American Experience

This 10,500-square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia History and features more than 500 original artifacts, supplemented with ima... More Info

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Autumn Mural

The Memorial Military Murals by Charles Hoffbauer

Venue: Virginia Historical ... Date: 05/07/2015 - 05/07/2025 Location: Richmond
Autumn Mural

Painted between 1913 and 1920 by french artist Charles Hoffbauer, The Memorial Military Murals represent one of the few large-scale pieces of Civil... More Info

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Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors at the Virginia Living ...

Venue: Virginia Living ... Date: 05/23/2015 - 09/07/2015 Location: Newport News
Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

Explore TOAD-ally cool creatures and get eyeball to eyeball with live frogs from around the world! View more than 70 live frogs from across t... More Info

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Partisans Among Playmates

Partisans Among Playmates: American Childhood and ...

Venue: Manassas Museum Date: 08/07/2015 - 11/15/2015 Location: Manassas
Partisans Among Playmates

Children may not have taken up arms during the Civil War, but they expressed their support for either Union or Confederate causes in the books they... More Info

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Robert King Carter

A Virginia Dynasty: The Carter Family of Northern ...

Venue: The Manassas Museum Date: 08/15/2015 - 12/31/2015 Location: Manassas
Robert King Carter

The Carter family was like royalty in Virginia. Beginning in the 17th century, the family amassed land and political power, and Carter family membe... 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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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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Stewards of the Sea

Venue: Nauticus Date: 03/13/2014 - 03/13/2019 Location: Norfolk

In partnership with the Hampton Roads Naval Museum and Nauticus, U.S. Fleet Forces Command has created Stewards of the Sea: Defending Freedom, Prot... More Info

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"Question Bridge: Black Males," Video Art ...

Venue: Maier Museum of Art ... Date: 07/10/2015 - 10/10/2015 Location: Lynchburg

Question Bridge: Black Males is a documentary-styled video art installation launched in 2012 featuring Black men of all a... 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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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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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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