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Female activism celebrated in Richmond exhibit

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Posted at 11:54 AM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 12:05:49-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Virginia Museum of History & Culture is set to open an exhibit that celebrates a century of female activism in the state.

"Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia from Women's Suffrage to Today” is scheduled to open Sunday.

The exhibit will feature artifacts from the museum's collections, new acquisitions made through a major collecting initiative and rarely seen loans from private individuals.

It is intended to honor change-makers who have brought about positive change in their communities, Virginia and the nation.

In a news release, Museum Collections Curator Karen Sherry said the stories in the exhibit underscore the importance of civic engagement.