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A Material World
A Material World Traveling Exhibition
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...
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...
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...
Duke Ellington at the Mosque
Edgar Allan Poe: Lessons for Creative Success from Literature’s Greatest Antihero
On October 28, 2021, writer Catherine Baab-Muguira presented a lively and informative look at Edgar Allan Poe and how his life can teach us...
Ella Fitzgerald's False Eyelashes
From Reel to Real Indians
On November 20, 2019, the VMHC presented a screening of the award-winning film Reel Injun (2009, 88 minutes) by Cree-Canadian filmmaker Neil Diamond....
Historic Disasters of Richmond
On January 18 at 5:30 p.m., Walter S. Griggs, Jr. delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Historic Disasters of Richmond.”
Richmond has had its share...
History Begins at Home: A Personal Journey By Charles F Bryan, JR
In this autobiographical lecture, Dr. Bryan reflects on the field of public history as it developed during the course of his own career. In 1988, he...
Interpreting Historical Images
Lee and Grant
Lord Dunmore's War: Last Indian Conflict of the Colonial Era by Glenn F. Williams
On February 1, 2018, Glenn F. Williams delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Lord Dunmore’s War: Last Indian Conflict of the Colonial Era.”