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Thursday, April 10, 2014

BOOK TALK WITH STEVE BASSETT | Sing LOUD: Memoir of a Life in Music - CANCELED

BOOK TALK WITH STEVE BASSETT | Sing LOUD: Memoir of a Life in Music - CANCELED
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM–7:30 PM
Place: Conference Rooms, FREE

Co-author of the unofficial state song of Virginia, Steve Bassett shares tales of his 50 years in the music business. His book Sing LOUD: Memoir of a Life in Music relays his experiences as a recording artist, jingle singer, record producer, and songwriter. Reception (wine and cheese) 5:30–6:00 PM, book talk 6:00–7:00 PM, and book signing 7:00–7:30 PM.


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.