Black Homesteaders of the South with Bernice A. Bennett (Black History Month)


Join genealogist Bernice A. Bennett who will uncover the stories of African American families who became landowners through the Homestead Act of 1862 from her latest book Black Homesteaders of the South. Bennett’s work is a modern story of black genealogists who networked through a Facebook page to trace the footsteps of their ancestors in Alabama,…

Trivia Tuesdays with Military Services


Join us for trivia centered around Black Military History at:

The Comeback: Telling Your Story (University of Richmond)


This series is designed for those reentering the workforce – whether you’ve been thinking about it or taking action. Relaunching your career can feel daunting, overwhelming and many aren’t sure where to start. The Comeback webinar series is designed to release the stigma and frustration and help you gain control of reinvigorating your career. Being…

Art Signs Virtual Tour: Artful Conversations in ASL


Curious about American art? Join us for a 30-minute virtual conversation about selected works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection. This program is presented in American Sign Language (ASL) with voice interpretation for hearing participants. A Zoom link will be provided via email upon registration at

A Space for Us All (Black History Month)


On Friday February 10, 2023, the National Museum of African American History and Culture and NASA invite students to join us virtually for an educational experience where we examine and build on the legacy of achievement, connection, and knowledge of African Americans at NASA. Astronaut Victor Glover will share his experiences and ideas about the…

Finding Primary Sources in Black History


Are you interested in finding primary resources in Black History? Let the Reynolds Librarian show you how! Here's what we'll cover:  identifying the best databases to use for finding primary sources,  accessing these databases from on & off campus and how to search these databases to find primary resources on a specific person or event. Registration…


Virtual Teacher Workshop: Build Problem-Solving Skills with Craft


How might students explore place and time to imagine a new future? "This Present Moment" marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Renwick Gallery. The works on display capture the challenges of today, from environmental crises to poor labor conditions and more, and inspire dreams about a path forward. What open-ended problems do these works prompt…

Virtual Studio Tour with Artist David Harper Clemons


Join metalsmith David Harper Clemons for the final visit of SAAM’s Virtual Studio Tour series. Clemons takes the audience on a tour of his North Carolina-based studio, where he creates art that explores identity and gives meaning to objects that extend beyond their expected uses. Prior to his relocation to North Carolina, Clemons taught in the art…

The Virginia State Concert Choir (Black History Month)


The Virginia State University Concert Choir under the direction of Patrick D. McCoy will perform a variety of choral selections representative of the HBCU choral experience, including music by Carter, Schubert, Clausen and Helvey, among others.  Notably, the choir will sing the works of legendary composer Undine Smith Moore, who taught on the VSU faculty…