News & Events

2012 African American Trailblazers: Program and Reception
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
Place: Lecture Hall & Lobby

Free but reservations required. Seating is limited. Call 804.692.3535 by February 17 to RSVP. Eight honorees—from the past and present—who have had a significant impact on the history of Virginia will be honored at this celebration. A reception follows the program. Sponsored by Dominion.

Traveling Exhibition Schedule

The African American Trailblazers in Virginia History exhibition might be coming to your area. Below is the Trailblazer exhibition schedule for 2012. For more information, please contact Barbara C. Batson, Exhibitions Coordinator, at barbara.batson@lva.virginia.gov or 804-692-3518

Date Venue
2/1/2012 - 3/3/2012 Library of Virginia
2/6/2012 - 3/10/2012 Robert Russa Moton Museum
3/5/2012 - 4/14/2012 Gloucester Library System
3/12/2012 - 4/21/2012 Phoebus Branch, Hampton
4/16/2012 - 5/26/2012 Lynchburg Public Library
4/23/2012 - 6/1/2012 Willow Oaks Branch, Hampton
5/28/2012 - 7/7/2012  
6/4/2012 - 7/11/2012 Main Library Reference Dept., Hampton
7/9/2012 - 8/18/2012  
7/23/2012 - 9/1/2012 Dumbarton Area Library, Henrico
8/20/2012 - 9/29/2012 Portsmouth Public Library
9/03/2012 - 10/13/2012 Fairfax County Public Library (Sherwood Regional)
10/1/2012 - 11/10/2012 Newsome House, Newport News
10/15/2012 - 11/24/2012 Gainsboro Branch Library, Roanoke
11/12/2012 - 12/22/2012  
11/26/2012 - 1/5/2013 Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library