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Across Time: Robinson House, Its Land and People
On February 28, 2019, Elizabeth L. O’Leary delivered the Banner Lecture, “Across Time: Robinson House, Its Land and People.”
What is that building...
An Artist's Story: Civil War Drawings by Edwin Forbes
Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine
In grocery store aisles and kitchens across the country, smiling images of “Aunt Jemima” and other historical and fictional black cooks can be found...
Confederate Love Poems
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: 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...
Curators at Work: Virginia's Brewed Past
Did you know that September includes holidays like “Crush a Can Day” and “National Drink Beer Day”? In recent years, Virginia’s craft beer scene has...
Eye of the Storm: The Civil War Drawings of Robert Knox Sneden
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."
Inside the Jemima Code: The Joy of African American Cooking
On April 6, 2018, Toni Tipton-Martin presented a Banner Lecture about her book, “Inside the Jemima Code: The Joy of African American Cooking.”
Interpreting Historical Images
“Keep It a Holy Thing”: Lee Chapel’s Greatest Challenge
On August 2, 2018, David Cox delivered a banner lecture, “‘Keep It a Holy Thing’: Lee Chapel’s Greatest Challenge.”
The chapel that Robert E. Lee...
Mark Twain, FFV? America’s Most Beloved Author and the Old Dominion by Alan Pell Crawford
On January 11, 2018, Alan Pell Crawford will delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Mark Twain, FFV? America’s Most Beloved Author and the Old Dominion...
Mending Walls RVA
Moses Ezekiel: Civil War Soldier, Renowned Sculptor by Keith Gibson
Few sculptors of the nineteenth century were as well known during their lifetimes as Moses Ezekiel, though he is little-known today. The first Jewish...
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery By Robert Poole
On February 18, 2010, Robert Poole delivered a lecture on his book On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery.
In his new book...