Archives: Virginia Historical Society

VHS offers sweet new class on the history of candy

Explore sweets from the very first varieties through the mid 1900s with this class July 28th.

Virginia Historical Society announces new exhibit spotlighting Thomas Jefferson

“The Private Jefferson: From the Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society” opens October 15th.

VHS to host third annual “Created Equal” film series June 2nd

The film examines the forty-year war on drugs in the United States and its far-reaching implications.

Tickets now on sale for “Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame”

The special exhibition opens May 28th at the Virginia Historical Society

Virginia Historical Society seeks gently used books for upcoming book sale

The museum seeks used hardcover and softcover books, both fiction and nonfiction, for its sale.

Virginia Historical Society begins delicate work to restore century old skylights

The museum’s historic glass panels have been carefully transported to New Jersey to be expertly restored to their original glory.

“Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame” coming to VHS

The exhibition presents the story of professional football from its beginning in the late nineteenth century to the cultural phenomenon it is today.

VHS hosting “Collector’s Eye: An Institute on American Design” March 19th

Speakers include industry leaders such as Dr. Diane Jaconsen and Lynda Cain.

VHS hosting lecture on Werowocomoco site in Gloucester Tuesday evening

The program begins at 5:30 PM.

VHS invites public to #ColorOurCollections, win prize packs

Calling all kids and the young at heart.