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.
Celebrate International Women's Day, Women's History Month, & the Women's Suffrage Centennial with the VMHC on Sunday, 3/8! Join us for the opening day of our new exhibition, and the unveiling of the "Today's Agents of Change" photo! Details: https://t.co/sSoym4pn9L.— Virginia Museum of History & Culture (@VirginiaMuseum) February 29, 2020