Recent Press Releases

Recent Press Releases

August 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Announces Events and Programs for September

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is pleased to announce the museum's events and programs for September.

August 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Announces Events and Programs for August 

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is pleased to announce the museum's events and programs for August.

July 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Honors Authors

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is proud to recognize the authors of the best article to appear in its quarterly journal, the Virginia Magazine of History & Biography (VMHB), as well as an author of a work in the field of Virginia biography.  

July 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Plans New
Multi-Million-Dollar, Long-Term Exhibition as Part of Ongoing Reimagination

As its History Matters Campaign: The Story of Virginia for all Virginians continues, and major construction proceeds, the Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is preparing for a dramatically expanded and renewed museum experience – all as part of the most transformative capital and programmatic improvement plan in its nearly 200-year history.  

July 2021 - Violins of Hope Exhibit Brings Voices of Redemption to RVA

Violins of Hope, a touring exhibit that tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during one of history’s darkest times – the Holocaust – will be in Richmond at three museums for 12 weeks from Aug. 4-Oct. 24, 2021.  

June 2021 - 'BrewHaHa' Craft Beer Festival Featuring Breweries From Around the Commonwealth Returns to the Virginia Museum of History & Culture

In recognition of Virginia Craft Beer Month, the Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is delighted to welcome guests back to “BrewHaHa” after not being able to host the event in 2020.

June 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Re-Opening to Public on July 1 with New Exhibition and July 4th Citizenship Ceremony

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is pleased to announce that the museum will re-open a portion of the museum to the public on July 1.

June 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Wins 2021 National Award of Excellence

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) announced today that the Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) has been selected as a 2021 National Award of Excellence recipient for their year-long leadership of Virginia's Women's Suffrage Centennial.

June 2021- Virginia Students Win 1st Place at the National History Day Contest

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is excited to announce results from National History Day's (NHD) National Contest. 

June 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Announces Events and Programs for June

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is pleased to announce the museum’s events and programs for June

May 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Announces Events and Programs for May 

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is pleased to announce the museum’s events and programs for May.

April 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Announces Virtual Programs for April 

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is pleased to announce the museum’s virtual digital programs for April.

March 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Announces Virtual Programs for March

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is pleased to announce the museum’s virtual digital programs for March.

February 2021 - Brittany Hutchinson Joins the Virginia Museum of History & Culture as Curator

After an extensive nationwide search, The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is pleased to announce that Brittany Hutchinson has joined the museum staff as Curator. 

February 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Announces History Matters Campaign With $5M Lead Gift and Other Major Statewide Support

Following the announcement of its most extensive capital improvement plans in the museum’s nearly two-century history, The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) announced today the public launch of its History Matters Campaign –The Story of Virginia for All Virginians, a comprehensive fundraising effort designed to support the museum’s dramatic reimagination and prepare it for a vibrant and sustainable future.

January 2021 - Pamela Kiecker Royall Named Chair of the Board of Trustees

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is very proud to announce that Pamela Kiecker Royall has been named Chair of its Board of Trustees, the first female to serve in this position in the nearly 200-year history of the museum.

January 2021 - Virginia Museum of History & Culture Announces Virtual Programs for January

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture is pleased to announce the museum's virtual digital programs for January.