We Demand Traveling Exhibition

To commemorate the centennial of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U. S. Constitution granting women the right to vote, the traveling exhibition, We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia uses text and images to trace the history of the woman suffrage movement in Virginia from 1909 until 1920. For more information, please contact Barbara C. Batson, exhibitions coordinator, at barbara.batson@lva.virginia.gov or 804.692.3518.

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


3/2/20­–4/11/20                                 Danville Public Library

7/6/20–8/15/20                                 Fairfax Museum & Visitors Center

9/28/20–11/7/20                               Slover Library (Norfolk)

10/12/20–11/21/20                           Henrico County Public Library (Varina Branch)

11/9/20–12/19/20                             Galax-Carroll Regional Library

11/23/20–1/2/21                               Pamunkey Regional Library (Mechanicsville Branch)

12/21/20–1/30/21                             Alexandria Public Library (Burke Branch)

1/4/21–2/13/21                                 Henrico County Public Library (Fairfield Branch)

2/1/21–3/13/21                                 Historical Society of Western Virginia

2/15/21–3/27/21                               OPEN (rescheduled due to COVID-19)

3/15/21–4/24/21                               OPEN (rescheduled due to COVID-19)

3/29/21–5/8/21                                 OPEN (rescheduled due to COVID-19)

4/26/21–6/5/21                                 OPEN (rescheduled due to COVID-19)

5/10/21–6/19/21                               Buchanan County Public Library

6/7/21–7/17/21                                 Central Rappahannock Regional Library (Howell Branch)

7/19/21–8/28/21                               OPEN

8/2/21–9/11/21                                 Portsmouth Public Library (Churchland)

8/30/21–10/9/21                               Shenandoah County Public Library

9/13/21–10/23/21                              Alexandria Public Library (Burke)

10/11/21–11/20/21                           Henrico County Public Library (Tuckahoe)

10/25/21–12/4/21                             OPEN

11/22/21–1/1/22                               Lynchburg Museum

1/3/22–2/12/22                                 Loudoun County Public Library

2/14/22–3/26/22                               Pittsylvania County Public Library

3/28/22–5/7/22                                 Russell County Public Library

5/9/22–6/18/22                                 Central Rappahannock Regional Library (Howell)

6/20/22–7/30/22                               OPEN

8/1/22–9/10/22                                 OPEN

9/12/22–10/22/22                             OPEN

10/25/22–12/4/22                             Handley Regional Library System (Stephens City)

12/5/22–1/14/23                               OPEN

photograph of panel display of We Demand: Women's Suffrage in Virginia traveling exhibition
We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia traveling exhibition at the Danville Public Library.