photographs


Hidden Stories, Hidden Voices: Art in the Aftermath of September 11th (Smithsonian American History Museum) – VIRTUAL

Whether through documentary photographs or fine art, artists have been telling the story of how September 11 affected their communities. Through their practice, they were able to capture not only a historical recording of the immediate aftermath of the attacks, but the intense spectrum of emotions and incredible community resiliency in the […]


⭐ True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join our conversation with Library of Virginia Exhibitions Coordinator Barbara Batson about her exhibit “True Sons of Freedom,” stories of Virginia’s African American soldiers who served during World War I. Barbara will share stories and pictures from the exhibit she curated, and present close-up portraits of two of the soldiers before, during, and after […]


Art AfterWords – The Autobiography of Malcolm X (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

The National Portrait Gallery and the Library would like to invite you to a virtual conversation about public remembrance and the history of Washington, D.C. Join us as we analyze a portrait of Malcolm X, and discuss the related book, The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley. We will be joined by […]


Genealogy Circle Meeting: Caring for Your Family Treasures (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

You’ve been searching to find your family history. Now learn to extend the life of what you have. Do you have a yellowing photograph? Snow on your videotape? Curling or browning paper? Loose audiocassettes? Scratched disks? Delicate birth certificates? Moldy books? Learn to assess the damages and risks to the […]


Paper, Paper, Paper! Memories on Paper: What and How To Keep (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Wonder what to do with your old documents as such as newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, diaries, family deeds, or old letters? Terri Blanchette of TimeSorters LLC will share basic information about paper and affordable ways to deal with those family treasures. Adults (R) Registrants will receive a Zoom invitation to this program after 4 […]