Virginia Memory, Library of Virginia


The Library of Virginia offers exhibitions that explore the commonwealth's social and cultural history. The exhibition program promotes interest in and use of the collections and services of the Library of Virginia. In addition to using materials from the Library's collections, the exhibitions also incorporate materials from the larger library and museum community. Online versions include key themes and artifacts from past exhibitions.

Current Exhibition icon CURRENT EXHIBITION

Our newest Google Cultural Institute exhibit takes visitors through a tour of classic components of architecture and the realization of these marvels coming together to create some of the world's most iconic buildings. The beautiful plates are from Encyclopaedia Londinensis, part of the Library's Rare Book Collection.

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!