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Advice and Etiquette Books
American City, Southern Place: Richmond on the Eve of War
On March 10, 2011, Gregg Kimball delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "American City, Southern Place: Richmond on the Eve of War."
As a city of the...
Curators at Home: A Letter is Worth a Thousand Words
This program from May 22, 2020, is part of our Curators At Home Series taped by curatorial staff members from their own homes as they worked remotely...
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...
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...
First Dads: Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack Obama
On June 2 at noon, Joshua Kendall delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "First Dads: Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack Obama."...
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."
Indian Tribes of North America
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
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Native Southerners: The Indigenous People Who Made and Remade the South
On May 9, 2019, Gregory D. Smithers delivered the Banner Lecture, “Native Southerners: The Indigenous People Who Made and Remade the South.”
Oysters in Virginia
Political Decline and Westward Migration
Prestwould: Gracious Living on the American Frontier, 1790-1830 by Julia Hudson
On October 1, 2009, Julian Hudson delivered a lecture entitled “Prestwould: Gracious Living on the American Frontier, 1790-1830.”
Reclamation: How a Monticello Descendant Uncovered and Restored Her Family’s Heritage
Join Gayle Jessup White, author of Reclamation: Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson, and a Descendant’s Search for Her Family’s Lasting Legacy, as she...