Traveling Exhibition

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

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.

New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond
Traveling Itinerary

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

7/13/2020–8/22/2020Rescheduled due to Covid-19
11/16/2020–12/26/2020Rescheduled due to Covid-19
12/28/2020–2/6/2021Rescheduled due to Covid-19
2/8/2021–3/20/2021Rescheduled due to Covid-19
3/22/2021–5/1/2021Waynesboro Heritage Museum
5/3/2021-6/12/2021Henrico County Public Library (Varina)
6/14/2021–7/24/2021Virginia Beach History Museum
7/26/2021–9/4/2021Handley Library (Stephens City)
9/7/2021–10/16/2021Stone Middle School (Centreville)
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)