Hunter House goes to New Orleans!

Last week, our Museum Experience Coordinator and Director ventured to the 2019 American Alliance of Museums Conference in New Orleans. It was hot! And rainy. But, it was such a great experience and they learned so much from the many presentations they attended. Our Director, Jackie Spainhour, was there to present a talk on herContinue reading “Hunter House goes to New Orleans!”

Museum Director Named 2019 VAM Fellow

We would like you to join us in congratulating our Museum Director, Jackie Spainhour, in being one of two museum professionals chosen to receive the Virginia Association of Museum’s 2019 Leadership and Advocacy Fellowship. This is such an honor! Jackie will be focusing her research on improving accessibility for children and adults on the autismContinue reading “Museum Director Named 2019 VAM Fellow”

Wedding Dresses on Parade

Visit us any time between June 1st and July 27th to view our special summer exhibit: “Bid Adieu to Girlish Days: Wedding Gowns of a Bygone Era” This exhibit features turn-of-the-century wedding dresses that have been donated to the museum. Of particular note is the wedding suite donated by the Baldwin family featuring items fromContinue reading “Wedding Dresses on Parade”