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Thursday, December 29, 2016

State Records Center Reading Room Closed
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 — Thursday, December 29, 2016

The State Records Center reading room will be closed December 28 and 29.


First Freedom: Virginia's Statute for Religious Freedom
Monday, April 18, 2016 — Thursday, March 02, 2017
Place: Exhibition Gallery & Lobby, Free

No one familiar with today's public and political debates about religious liberty and the relationship of church and state can doubt that Thomas Jefferson's Statute for Religious Freedom holds lasting significance. The Library of Virginia's exhibition First Freedom: Virginia's Statute for Religious Freedom explores the intent and interpretation of the statute, one of the most revolutionary pieces of legislation in American history.