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"Hidden Figure" of GPS (Commonwealth Classroom)
In this virtual event on February 19, 2021, VMHC Curator Karen Sherry led audiences in a conversation with Dr. Gladys West. Dr. West, a Dinwiddie...
A Native Son Comes Home: The Life and Legacy of Arthur Ashe
On July 23 at noon, Eric Hall delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “A Native Son Comes Home: The Life and Legacy of Arthur Ashe.”
A New Era in Building: Black Educational Activism in Goochland County, 1911–1932
Join historians Brian Daugherity and Alyce Miller for a lecture about Black educational activism in Goochland County in the early twentieth century....
A New Virginia
Activism from Home 101 (Commonwealth Classroom)
Interested in addressing a problem, making something better, or helping others in your community? Whether you are a veteran activist or a novice eager...
Agents of Change
Agents of Change Traveling Exhibition
Airship ROMA: A Forgotten Tragedy
On February 9, Nancy E. Sheppard delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Airship ROMA: A Forgotten Tragedy.”
In March 1921, Maj. John G. Thornell and...
All Falling Faiths: Reflections on the Promise and Failure of the 1960s
On March 29, Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “All Falling Faiths: Reflections on the Promise and Failure of the...
Arthur Ashe Boulevard Dedication Ceremony — Full Ceremony
On Saturday, June 22, 2019, the Virginia Museum of History & Culture co-hosted the official dedication ceremony of Arthur Ashe Boulevard in...
Ashe ’68 Photo Exhibit
Beginnings of Black Education
Brown I and Brown II
Brown's Battleground in Prince Edward County, Virginia
On April 12, 2012, Jill Titus delivered a lecture entitled "Brown's Battleground in Prince Edward County, Virginia."
When the U.S. Supreme Court...
capABLE RVA 2019
Care Beyond National and Color Lines: Filipino Nurses in Virginia Across the 20th Century
Civil Rights Movement in Virginia
Colored Knights of Pythias Helmet (c. 1890)
Coming Out, Affecting Change
Confederate Exceptionalism: Civil War Myth and Memory in the Twenty-First Century
How do so-called neo-Confederates distance themselves from the actions and beliefs of white supremacists while clinging to the very symbols and...