Online Exhibit:
Deathly Lyrics: Songs of Virginia Tragedies
Murders, wrecks, cyclones and kidnappings: Hear the sensational side of Virginia history in old-time ballads.

Gallery Exhibits
Explore Virginia's rich traditions of craft, music, art and lore in BRI Exhibits.

Great Road Pottery
Institute Director, Roddy Moore, and his collection of Great Road Pottery were featured on the January 18, 1999, episode of PBS's Antique Road Show. Follow this link to learn more about Great Road Pottery.

Farm Museum
Step back in time online to a German-American Blue Ridge farm in the year 1800.

Blue Ridge Heritage Archives
Search the holdings of the BRHA and sample the treasures of regional folk culture.

Folklife Festival and Other Events
See what's going on at BRI events, including Virginia's largest celebration of regional folklife.

Travel and Tour Info
Get prepared to make a trip to the BRI - view directions and group tour info.

Museum Store
Find distinctive crafts, books, recordings and numerous other items related to regional folklife at the BRI Museum Store.

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You can also contact the Institute by phone at 540-365-4416, or mail at Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088-9000. The Institute offices are open weekdays year-round, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Museum and office schedules vary around major holidays.

Roddy Moore, Director
Vaughan Webb, Assistant Director
Jenny Rorrer, Office Manager

Ferrum College is a four-year liberal arts, residential college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. For more information contact the Ferrum College public relations office at 540-365-4300.

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