Become a Corporate Member or Sponsor

Connect your brand to the oldest cultural organization of its kind in the Commonwealth. Your support provides free student and teacher programming and public access to the full story of Virginia's history through exhibitions, lectures by award-winning historians and more.

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Become a VMHC corporate member and give your associates, executives, and clients access to America’s past through the unparalleled story of Virginia. By becoming a corporate member, you will be enriching our community and Commonwealth, stimulating the economy, cultivating leadership and engagement within your organization, while empowering the VMHC to advance its important statewide education and preservation mission. As the VMHC doesn’t received government operating support like its neighboring state museums, corporate support plays a critical role in supporting our important education and preservation mission.


VMHC Member Benefits

$250 Corporate Sustainer 

$500 Corporate Patron $1,000 Corporate Fellow $2,500 Corporate Benefactor $5,000 Corporate Commonwealth Council $10,000 Corporate President's Council $15,000 Corporate Chair's Council
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Admission to Museum Exhibitions for 2              
Free Parking in VMHC lot (with membership card)              
10% Discount in VMHC Store & Café              
Subscription to VMHC Member Magazine              
Membership to NARM & ROAM (Reciprocal Membership Program)              
Company Listing in Annual Honor Roll              
Invitation to VMHC Lectures              
Invitation to Garden Party & Other Special Events              
Tickets to Exhibition Openings & Receptions     4 6 8 10 20
"Member for a Day" Passes for Employees     8 12 16 20 40
20% Discount on Space Rentals at VMHC or Virginia House*       2 5 5 Unltd
Company Day Sponsorship with Discounts for Employees              
One Complimentary Space Rental at VMHC*              
One Complimentary Space Rental at Virginia House*              
Invitation to CEO Luncheon              
One Complimentary Behind-the-Scenes Tour or Team Building Experience              
One Complimentary Luncheon & Tour for up to 10 People with VMHC President & CEO              

*Space rental is subject to mutually agreed upon availability and VMHC event rules

Learn About Corporate Membership

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Darling, Manager of Membership & Annual Giving, at or 804.342.9692.

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Prefer a Sponsorship Opportunity?

Become an integral part of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture community by targeting your support toward a specific program or project. We will tailor the sponsorship to your interests.  Partnership opportunities include support of major conservation projects, special and changing exhibitions, the Created Equal Film Series in honor of Grady W. Powell, the Banner Lecture Series in honor of Charles F. Bryan, Jr., research and digital initiatives to expand the reach of the VMHC, and Virginia History Day.

By partnering with the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, you are in good company!  View our corporate partners.

Learn more about corporate sponsorship opportunities by contacting James Dill, Director of Leadership Giving, at or 804.342.9664. 

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Host Your Next Event at the VMHC

Did you know that the Virginia Museum of History & Culture hosts all kinds of events in our unique and well-equipped venues? 

The recent $35MM capital construction project created more spaces, enhanced technology, and expanded options for all types of events including galas, cocktail receptions, conferences, workshops, team off-sites and more!