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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Flora Illustration Demonstration - CANCELED
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: Noon–1:00 PM
Place: Conference Rooms, Free, but attendees are encouraged to register by calling 804-692-3719.

Lara Call Gastinger, one of the Flora in Virginia illustrators, demonstrates the use of pen and ink, watercolor, and other media in the accurate rendering of plant life.


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.