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“The American Soldier, 1774-2015”

As part of the "AfterWARd" special exhibition, Broadway actor Douglas Taurel delivers a moving and inspirational one-man show, "The American Soldier, 1774-2015," that reveals the struggles American soldiers face at war and challenges to come back home. 8 p.m. Admission is $14.00 for the evening event. More

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“Corrective Lens: Native Women Photographers and the Debunking of the ‘Vanishing Race’ Myth” Lecture

As part of the "Pocahontas Imagined" special exhibition lecture series, Johanna Minich, adjunct curator of Native American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, discusses American Indian women artists using contemporary mediums to tell their stories beyond traditional arts of basketry, beadwork and pottery. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. Presented in partnership with the Virginia Museum of Fine A

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Public Lecture: “Brothers at Arms”

As part of the "AfterWARd" special exhibition, Larrie D. Ferreiro, an author and Pulitzer Prize finalist, discusses his book “Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It.” The book explores how the American Revolution’s success depended on substantial military assistance provided by France and Spain. The paperback version of the book will be launched at the

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American Indian Intertribal Powwow

Join in a two-day celebration of song, dance and storytelling, featuring American Indian tribes. More

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Public Lecture: “The Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox”

Phil Hamilton, history professor at Christopher Newport University, launches a new biography that delves into the personal life and marriage of Washington’s chief of artillery. Books will be available for purchase. Admission to the lecture is free; advance reservations recommended at (757) 253-4572. More

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