In conjunction with the Smithsonian Crossroads: Change in Rural America Exhibition, the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History will showcase works in our 20th Century collection of Southern painters, by Carlson Davenport. Along with multiple programs in collaboration with the Pittsylvania County Library, the Danville Historical Society, the Pittsylvania County Historical Society, the NAACP, Preservation Virginia, and the Community Action group as well as our program partner Chatham First.
The Crossroads Exhibition will offer a platform through which the Town of Chatham can Highlight the New Deal Mural: Harvest Season in Southern Virginia,1935 which can be viewed at the Local Chatham, Va, Main Street post office – only half a block away from the Crossroads: Change in Rural America Exhibition site at the Reid Street Gallery, a renovated Glass Factory space located at 24 Reid Street, Chatham , VA, 24531.
During the weeks of October 16 – November 2, the DMFAH will be partnering with local community organizations and Averett University professors to provide workshops, lectures, round table discussions, as well as panel discussions. To find out more about our Crossroads: Change in Rural America programming, please visit our DMFAH website.