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“Pocahontas in Image and Myth” Lecture

As part of the "Pocahontas Imagined" special exhibition lecture series, Karen Sherry, art historian and former curator of American Art for the Portland Museum of Art in Maine and associate curator of art at the Brooklyn Museum in New York, examines representations of Pocahontas, a renowned, yet elusive, historical figure in the context of various narratives about her life and period attitudes abou

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“Reel Indian: The Portrayal of Native Americans in Film” Lecture

As part of the "Pocahontas Imagined" special exhibition lecture series, Jeffrey Allison, Paul Mellon Collection Educator and Statewide Manager at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, discusses the portrayal of American Indians, including Pocahontas, in film. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. Presented in partnership with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

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AfterWARd with Alexander Hamilton

As part of the "AfterWARd" special exhibition, Rand Scholet, president of the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society, and Michael Newton, Hamilton biographer, will discuss the ongoing impact that Alexander Hamilton has had on America as the nation's first Secretary of the Treasury on Constitution Day. Admission to the lecture is free; advance reservations recommended at (757) 253-4572.

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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. Separate admission fee.

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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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