still time to sign up for several
free special events. You can add
these to your schedule by going to
your CPE account or calling 231-5182
and speaking to a registrar.
29, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Zoom.
and Cultural Heritage: From
Michelangelo to Maya Blue with
Chiari's work is at the nexus of
science, art, history, and culture.
It has taken him around
world to explore and preserve some
of its most important cultural
artifacts, from inside newly
pyramids in Mexico, to the intimacy
of the Sistine Chapel Last Judgment.
Join us to
how he applies his scientific
expertise to analyze and preserve
ancient and valuable
5, 1:30-3:00 Zoom.
Quilts with Paula Golden
the steps of Virginia quilt makers
as we tour through the mountains,
valleys and the
Shore while viewing a sampling of
the quilts and learning a little
history along the way.
talk and the quilt images were
derived from the study of more than
4,500 Virginia quilts,
examined by the Virginia Consortium
of Quilters' Documentation Project
in Golden’s co-authored book, Quilts
of Virginia... Learn about quilted
armor of the 17th
and crazy quilts of the 19th
century; and see images of personal
family and museum
10, 1:30-3:00, in-person, Warm
Hearth Village Center.
A few seats remain. From VAMC
to VPI&SU: Transformative
Presidents and Moments in
Virginia Tech History with Hugh
nearly 150 years, Blacksburg history
has been closely intertwined with
the growth and development of its
fledging college, the Virginia
Agricultural and Mechanical College
(VAMC), into a major research
university. This talk will focus on
a period of transformation of VAMC
under President McBryde (1891–1907)
through two world wars and
eventually a second period of
transformation under President T.
Marshall Hahn in the 1960s. Hear
stories of how VT got its iconic
collegiate gothic architecture, how
land near the Duck Pond and Stadium
Woods turned into trailer parks to
house returning veterans, and how
Hahn’s vision created a path for VPI
to become a large, modern,
coeducational, racially diverse
research institution with a full
range of curricula.