Thursday, July 16, 2009

"Man, Myth, or Monster"

On Monday, July 20, the Library of Virginia will be opening a new exhibit: "Poe: Man, Myth, or Monster." The exhibit honors the 200th anniversary of Poe's birth and attempts to answer questions about his mysterious death in 1849. It features international movie posters of Poe's works and many artifacts from Poe's life and includes several original Poe manuscripts, a Poe family Bible, and furniture from Poe's last home in Richmond. Admission is free, and the exhibit runs from this Monday through December 5 at the Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad Street. The exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 804-692-3500 or visit www.lva.virginia.gov.