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World War I soldier Behind the Scenes Tour

World War I at One Hundred

August 30  |  10:30am – 12:00pm  |  Cost:  $10 to $17

Learn about the role of Virginians during World War I and see related items from the VHS collection on this behind the scenes tour.  

farmer.jpg With a Collector's Eye The Value of Southern Treasures

An Institute and Reception with Guest Instructor and Appraiser, Ken Farmer

September 6 |  2:30pm – 8:00pm  |  Cost:  $150 to $175

Join us for an institute and reception with guest instructor and appraiser, Ken Farmer.  
Auschwitz-Birkenau entrance See You In Class

The Holocaust Seventy Years On: Transforming Memory into History by Charles W. Sydnor

September 11  |  5:30pm – 7:00pm  |  Cost:  $50 to $65

This is a two-part class taught by Dr. Charles W. Sydnor. Class one will take place on Thursday, September 11, and class two on Thursday, September 18. Learn about the attempted destruction of the European Jews by Nazi Germany and how the world remembers the Holocaust.
Reynolds Ad Behind the Scenes Tour

Virginia Victuals: Food and Drink in the Old Dominion

September 27  |  10:30am – 12:00pm  |  Cost:  $10 to $17

Come build up your appetite as we dig through the VHS collection to get a taste for what Virginians ate and drank throughout time.  

Acca Temple Mosque theater in Richmond See You In Class

Ignored and Neglected (Part Two): The Underappreciated Architecture of Richmond by Robert P. Winthrop

Oct. 2 and Oct. 9  |  5:30pm – 7:00pm  |  Cost:  $50 to $65

This is a two-part class taught by Robert P. Winthrop. Class one will take place on Thursday, October 2, and class two on Thursday, October 9. Learn about unusual styles of architecture and early suburban neighborhoods in Richmond.
Sunken Road at Fredericksburg National Battlefield See You In Class

Virginia's Historic Sites and Shrines: An Overview of Preservation Past and Present by Robert Dunkerly

Oct. 30 and Nov. 6  |  5:30pm – 7:00pm  |  Cost:  $50 to $65

This two-part class, taught by Robert Dunkerly, will explore historic preservation trends at some of the most famous historic sites in Virginia. Class one will take place on Thursday, October 30, and class two on Thursday, November 6.

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