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A House Built of Virginia Stone
Copies and Adaptations of de Bry
Curators At Home: From the Vault
This program from May 1, 2020, is part of our Curators At Home Series taped by curatorial staff members from their own homes as they worked remotely...
Curators at Work: Natural Bridge
Thomas Jefferson purchased Natural Bridge from the king of England in 1774 in order to guarantee its preservation. When he encouraged Americans and...
Curators at Work: The Watercolor in Virginia
The Watercolor in Virginia: A Survey of Paintings from the Present and the Past
One way that the VMHC records culture (the customs, arts, social...
Documents and Drawings: "The Private Jefferson" Examined
On December 10, Susan R. Stein delivered a Banner Lecture called “Documents and Drawings: 'The Private Jefferson' Examined.”
First House: Two Centuries with Virginia's First Families
On October 10, Mary Miley Theobald, delivered a banner lecture entitled "First House: Two Centuries with Virginia's First Families."
Grand Avenues: The Story of Pierre Charles L'Enfant, the French Visionary Who Designed Washington, D.C.
In 1791, George Washington asked Pierre Charles L'Enfant, who had been a French volunteer during the American Revolution, to design a new federal city...
Interpreting Historical Images
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Scottish Stone Masons and Virginia Stone
On June 5, 2019, Stewart McLaurin delivered the Banner Lecture, “Scottish Stone Masons and Virginia Stone.”
In the 1790s, the stone harvested from...
Shockoe Hill Cemetery: A Richmond Landmark's History
On December 7, 2017, Alyson Lindsey Taylor-White delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Shockoe Hill Cemetery: A Richmond Landmark's History.”