Strong Men & Women Traveling Exhibition

The Strong Men & Women in Virginia History exhibition might be coming to your area – check out the current exhibition itinerary below. This exhibition is an annual project that honors African Americans for their contributions to the commonwealth. For more information about booking the exhibition, please contact Barbara C. Batson, Exhibitions Coordinator, at barbara.batson@lva.virginia.gov or 804-692-3518.


2024 Strong Men & Women in Virginia History Traveling Exhibition Schedule

(additional dates to be announced)

2/1–3/2/2024Library of Virginia
2/19–3/30/2024Ruby B. Archie Public Library, Danville
3/4–4/13/2024Franklin County Public Library, Rocky Mount
5/13–6/22/2024Central Rappahannock Regional Library,
Porter Branch (5/13–5/31) and Fredericksburg Branch (6/1–6/22)
5/27–7/6/2024Burnett Library & Learning Center, Clarksville
7/8–8/17/2024Hampton Public Library
8/5–9/14/2024Shenandoah County Public Library, Edinburg
9/16–10/26/2024Blackwater Regional Library, Smithfield
9/30–11/9/2024Blue Ridge Regional Library, Martinsville

2023 Strong Men & Women in Virginia History Traveling Exhibition Schedule

1/29–3/9/2024Russell County Public Library
2/5–3/16/2024Northumberland County Public Library
3/11–4/20/2024Sherwood Regional Library (Fairfax County)
3/18–4/27/2024Eastern Shore Public Library
4/22–6/1/2024Mathews Memorial Library

Strong Men & Women in Virginia History is a joint project of the Library of Virginia and Dominion Energy.