Virginia Memory, Library of Virginia


The Library of Virginia’s exhibition program offers physical, traveling, and virtual exhibitions that explore the commonwealth's social and cultural history and promote interest in and use of the collections and services of the Library.

Current Exhibition icon CURRENT EXHIBITION

No one familiar with today's public and political debates about religious liberty and the relationship of church and state can doubt that Thomas Jefferson's Statute for Religious Freedom holds lasting significance. The Library of Virginia's exhibition First Freedom: Virginia's Statute for Religious Freedom explores the intent and interpretation of the statute, one of the most revolutionary pieces of legislation in American history.

Past Exhibitions icon PAST EXHIBITIONS

The Library of Virginia maintains online versions of many of its past exhibitions that can be helpful when exploring topics on Virginia's history and culture. These pages include digital images of some collection materials, as well as notes on additional resources.

Exhibitions by Topic icon EXHIBITIONS BY TOPIC

We've organized our exhibitions into some topics of common research interest. So, if you're looking for exhibition material on African Americans, maps, women's history, or another subject, look here!