New Virginians Traveling Exhibition

The New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond exhibition might be coming to your area.
Below is the current exhibition schedule.

The traveling version of the exhibition explores the changing demographics of the commonwealth on the eve of the 2020 federal census through a series of interviews with first-generation immigrants and refugees who arrived in Virginia after 1976. Produced jointly by the Library of Virginia and Virginia Humanities, the exhibition is a Legacy Project of the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution. For more information, please contact Barbara C. Batson, exhibitions coordinator, at or 804.692.3518. Here is the New Virginians Prospectus and FAQ.

Please note: Schedule subject to change as a result of closures due to Covid-19 response.

10/18/2021–12/4/2021Matoaca High School (Chesterfield)
12/6/2021–1/8/2022Library of Virginia
1/10/2022–2/19/2022Jack Jouett Middle School (Charlottesville)
2/21/2022–4/2/2022Mecklenburg County Library (Boydton)
4/4/2022–5/7/2022Cuffee Outreach & Innovation Library (Chesapeake)
5/31/2022–7/30/2022Simpson Library, University of Mary Washington
8/2/2022–9/10/2022North Suffolk Branch, Suffolk Public Library
9/19/2022–10/30/2022Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library (Blacksburg)
11/1/2022Exhibition retired