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January 2020

Free

We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia

January 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - May 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

The coming year marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution guaranteeing women’s right to vote. The story of Virginia’s suffragists and their contributions to the fight for woman suffrage is little known. “We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia” reveals how women created two statewide organizations to win the right to vote. Virginia suffragists were a remarkable group of talented and dedicated women who have largely been forgotten. They were artists and writers, business and professional…

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February 2021

Virginia Arcadia: The Natural Bridge in American Art

February 6 - August 1

VMFA presents Virginia Arcadia: The Natural Bridge in American Art. Explore the artistic legacy of an iconic natural wonder. Depicted and celebrated for centuries, the Natural Bridge is the Shenandoah Valley’s breathtaking centerpiece—a towering, primeval witness to human history and timeless muse. The free exhibition examines its image in paintings, prints, decorative arts, photography and more. Featured artists include Frederic Church, David Johnson, Edward Hicks, and many others.

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April 2021

$30

Fires in the Mirror (Live)

April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

FIRES IN THE MIRROR by Anna Deavere Smith directed by Katrinah Carol Lewis performed by Jamar Jones Fri March 26-Sun April 25, 2021 The full title of Anna Deavere Smith’s play is FIRES IN THE MIRROR: CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN AND OTHER IDENTITIES. She wrote the play after the Crown Heights neighborhood erupted in three days of violent race riots in August, 1991. The riots were incited by the death of Gavin Cato, a seven year old Black boy who was…

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$30

Fires in the Mirror (Live)

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

FIRES IN THE MIRROR by Anna Deavere Smith directed by Katrinah Carol Lewis performed by Jamar Jones Fri March 26-Sun April 25, 2021 The full title of Anna Deavere Smith’s play is FIRES IN THE MIRROR: CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN AND OTHER IDENTITIES. She wrote the play after the Crown Heights neighborhood erupted in three days of violent race riots in August, 1991. The riots were incited by the death of Gavin Cato, a seven year old Black boy who was…

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$25

Fires in the Mirror (Live Stream)

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

FIRES IN THE MIRROR by Anna Deavere Smith directed by Katrinah Carol Lewis performed by Jamar Jones Fri March 26-Sun April 25, 2021 The full title of Anna Deavere Smith’s play is FIRES IN THE MIRROR: CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN AND OTHER IDENTITIES. She wrote the play after the Crown Heights neighborhood erupted in three days of violent race riots in August, 1991. The riots were incited by the death of Gavin Cato, a seven year old Black boy who was…

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$30

Fires in the Mirror (Live)

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

FIRES IN THE MIRROR by Anna Deavere Smith directed by Katrinah Carol Lewis performed by Jamar Jones Fri March 26-Sun April 25, 2021 The full title of Anna Deavere Smith’s play is FIRES IN THE MIRROR: CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN AND OTHER IDENTITIES. She wrote the play after the Crown Heights neighborhood erupted in three days of violent race riots in August, 1991. The riots were incited by the death of Gavin Cato, a seven year old Black boy who was…

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$25

Fires in the Mirror (Live Stream)

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

FIRES IN THE MIRROR by Anna Deavere Smith directed by Katrinah Carol Lewis performed by Jamar Jones Fri March 26-Sun April 25, 2021 The full title of Anna Deavere Smith’s play is FIRES IN THE MIRROR: CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN AND OTHER IDENTITIES. She wrote the play after the Crown Heights neighborhood erupted in three days of violent race riots in August, 1991. The riots were incited by the death of Gavin Cato, a seven year old Black boy who was…

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$30

Fires in the Mirror (Live)

April 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

FIRES IN THE MIRROR by Anna Deavere Smith directed by Katrinah Carol Lewis performed by Jamar Jones Fri March 26-Sun April 25, 2021 The full title of Anna Deavere Smith’s play is FIRES IN THE MIRROR: CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN AND OTHER IDENTITIES. She wrote the play after the Crown Heights neighborhood erupted in three days of violent race riots in August, 1991. The riots were incited by the death of Gavin Cato, a seven year old Black boy who was…

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