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A House Built of Virginia Stone
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...
Carillon: The Story of a Richmond Community
On November 14, 2013, Elizabeth O'Leary delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Carillon: The Story of a Richmond Community."
An active community...
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 Home: Suffragist Images
On May 15, 2020, VMHC Museum Collections Curator Dr. Karen A. Sherry presented, "Moral, Maternal, Mannish, & Monstrous: Suffragist Images, 1900-1920."...
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...
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...
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.”
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."
For the Love of Beauty: The Collections of Lora and Claiborne Robins
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...