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A Fiendish Murder: The Sad Saga of Charles and Susan Watkins
On April 22, 2020, historian John Long gave a virtual Banner Lecture that examined the trial of Charles Watkins for the murder of his wife, which was...
Arthur Ashe Jr.’s Family Tree: Tracing the Blackwell Family to 1735
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: Treasures from the Collection
Join members of the VMHC curatorial team as they tell their own stories about working with the museum’s remarkable collections, show rarely seen...
For the Love of Beauty: The Collections of Lora and Claiborne Robins
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...
Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Silver in Virginia
Stonewall Jackson’s Little Sorrel
On September 14, 2017, Sharon B. Smith delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Stonewall Jackson's Little Sorrel.”
During the Civil War and throughout...
The Abduction of Pocahontas
The Feud: The All-American, No-Holds-Barred, Blood-and-Guts Story of the Hatfields and McCoys
On June 20, 2013, Dean King delivered the 2013 Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture at the Virginia Historical Society entitled "The Feud: The All...
The Lincolns, the Booths, and the Spirits: Two Families and the Otherworld in the Civil War
On September 8th, 2022, historian Terry Alford held a fascinating lecture about his newest book, In the Houses of Their Dead: The Lincolns, the Booths...
The Material World of Eyre Hall: Four Centuries of Chesapeake History
On March 24, 2022, Carl R. Lounsbury delivered a lecture about four centuries of Chesapeake history as revealed through material world of Eyre Hall....
War and Pieces: Quilts through America's War Years
On Thursday, August 22, Neva Hart delivered a banner lecture entitled "War and Pieces: Quilts through America's War Years."
For soldiers in the...