Founding Frenemies Traveling Exhibition

Founding Frenemies Traveling Exhibition

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A gold background with silhouettes of the Founding Fathers and text "Founding Frenemies: Hamilton and the Virginians"

Content: 1 sloped fabric free-standing wall and 4 tension wrapped fabric towers. View Prospectus

Size: Approximately 850 square feet

Loan Period: 6 weeks

Rental Fee:
$250 (Virginia residents) + shipping
$500 (Out of State) + shipping

Availability: Contact us

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning Broadway production HAMILTON propelled our nation’s first Secretary of the Treasury into a legendary status not held since his untimely death in 1804. Miranda’s narrative—based on the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Ron Chernow—tells the story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America.


From Hamilton’s decades of military and political service with George Washington to his feuds with Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, Virginians were among his most influential allies and his worst enemies. Hamilton’s relationships with these Virginians helped shape the character of the United States, its founding institutions, and patterns of civil discourse still felt today.

Photo of VMHC Exhibit Technician, Veronica Blanco
To book this exhibition, please contact:

Veronica Blanco, Exhibit Technician

Email: vblanco@VirginiaHistory.org 
Phone: 804.340.2273
Mail: Virginia Museum of History & Culture, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, Virginia 23221

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Founding Frenemies Traveling Exhibition on full display in gallery
Founding Frenemies Traveling Exhibition on full display in gallery