Archives: Virginia Historical Society

Virginia Historical Society surpasses fundraising goal, on track to raise $45 million

The capital campaign funding led to a transformational overhaul of the museum facilities, both inside and out, and the establishment of new programs and services.

Last Minute Gift Guide: Carytown, Scott’s Addition and the Museum District

Where to go to score unique and creative local gifts for those you’ve yet to mark off your holiday shopping list.

VHS announces programming to complement ‘Dressing Downton’ exhibit

Enjoy a viewing of The Great Gatsby and a textile arts class related to the styles shown in the featured exhibit.

VHS hosting lecture on life, culture of Cherokee tribe Thursday afternoon

The talk, entitled “The Cherokee Diaspora: A History of Migration, Survival, and Pride,” will give insight into the culture of one of the nation’s largest Native American tribes.

Virginia Historical Society offering Black Friday, Small Business Saturday deals

Score a deal on Downton Abbey merch just in time for the holidays.

Virginia Historical Society takes fans behind the scenes of Virginia college hoops, football

Two tours this weekend will give fans behind-the-scenes access to the museum as they explore the history of sports in the Commonwealth.

‘Dressing Downton’ now open at Virginia Historical Society

The period attire from the popular PBS series ‘Downton Abbey’ comes to life at the museum through January 10th, 2016.

Virginia Festival of the Antique comes to the Virginia Historical Society

The first ever event will include a number of guest speakers and over twenty booths of antiquities.

Get acquainted with the Virginia Historical Society at Family Open House Day

It’s a chance to see the museum’s recent renovations and get a behind-the-scenes look at exhibitions.

Virginia Historical Society’s mead recipe to be recreated by Black Heath Meadery

Thirty gallons of mead will be made using a found recipe from 1802 and can be sampled at a tasting event September 8th.

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