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A House Built of Virginia Stone
A Material World
A Material World Traveling Exhibition
A Spoon That Got Around...
Aluminum and Beer
Arthur Ashe Jr.’s Family Tree: Tracing the Blackwell Family to 1735
Becoming an Author: Amélie Rives’s Audacious Entrance into Publishing by Jane Censer Turner
On April 28, 2022, historian Jane Turner Censer presented a lecture about the literary career of Amélie Rives.
By 1890, Amélie Rives was well-known...
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...
Christmas in the Trenches
Clarise Sears Ramsey
Copies and Adaptations of de Bry
Curators At Home: Virginia on Film
On May 8, 2020, VMHC Sr. Director of Curatorial Affairs Andrew Talkov presented this program as part of our Curators At Home Series taped by...
Curators at Work: Conversation with Judd Proctor and Brian Burns
In 2005, Richmond gay activist Judd Proctor and his partner (now husband) Brian Burns, began underwriting WRIR Richmond’s “This Way Out,” an award...
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: New to the Collection
Every year, the VMHC adds hundreds of items to its already vast collections. Some of these improve our understanding of Virginia’s history, while...
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...
Death and Rebirth in a Southern City: Richmond's Historic Cemeteries
On April 8, 2021, Ryan K. Smith presented an exploration of the history and recovery of the burial grounds of Richmond, Virginia, through the lens of...