Curator Conversations: Tricks and Treats in the Collection

Time Period
1764 to 1824
1825 to 1860
1861 to 1876
1877 to 1924
1925 to Today
Media Type
Domestic Life
VMHC Curators

In this series, VMHC curatorial staff bring exclusive member-only programs to you on a variety of interesting topics. To see upcoming events in this series, please visit

Tricks and Treats in the Collection (October 19, 2020): Not every item in the VMHC collections is always what it appears to be; seemingly ordinary objects can sometimes reveal stories as sweet as candy while items with extraordinary stories can leave us feeling deceived. Embrace the Halloween spirit with this special program!