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Saturday, March 22, 2014

MEMBER APPRECIATION DAY
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Place: Conference Rooms, Free, Open only to members

The Library of Virginia hosts Semper Virginia Society Member Appreciation Day to recognize the Library's supporters. Your generous contributions help preserve the extraordinary culture and history of the commonwealth. Entertaining workshops on book preservation led by Jill Deiss and botanical illustration led by Linda Miller will be offered, as well as tours of special items from the Library's collections. Two sessions will be available: 9:00 AM–12:00 PM and 1:00–4:00 PM. This event is free and open only to Semper Virginia Society members, but space is limited and reservations are required. Please call 804.692.3561.


Flora of Virginia

Flora of Virginia
Monday, March 17, 2014 — Saturday, September 13, 2014
Place: Exhibition Hall, Free

Discover the power of the flower. Delve into Virginia's natural environment through Flora of Virginia, an exhibition featuring hundreds of colorful illustrations from the Library of Virginia's collections. Learn fun facts about Virginia's native plants. Examine the history of botanical description and illustration. Explore the personalities behind the folks who collected and described these plants. Try your hand at sketching a specimen at the drawing station. Check our Web calendar for information about exhibition-related events.