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Saturday, April 12, 2014

11th ANNUAL VOORHEES LECTURE ON THE HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY
Saturday, April 12, 2014, Special Map Exhibition begins at 10 AM; Lectures begin at 1 PM; Box lunch available at noon

The 2014 Alan M. & Natalie Voorhees Lecture of the History of Cartography features speakers Dr. Maury Klein and William C. Wooldridge discussing Virginia, Maps and Railroads. This event includes a special one–day exhibition of maps relating to the talks
from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and behind-the-scenes tours of the Library. Box lunches can be purchased online through the Virginia Shop at www.thevirginiashop.org/voorheeslunch.aspx. For more information, please visit www.lva.virginia.gov/maps or 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.