Join us at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture for events throughout the week that will keep your spring breakers engaged and having fun! It all starts this Sunday. Check our website for more details of museum events.
Sunday, April 1: Scavenger and Photo Hunt in the Galleries
Join us any time during our regular hours and explore the Story of Virginia galleries and other exhibits to complete scavenger hunt activity pages.
Monday, April 2, 9-11 am: Sensory-Friendly Gallery Experience
On Autism Awareness Day, join us for a sensory-friendly experience in our exhibit galleries. We'll have some optional hands-on experiences in our galleries for multi-modal learners and episodes of Liberty’s Kids playing in our Robins Family Forum.
Tuesday, April 3, 10-11 am: Stories at the Museum
This family-friendly program features special educator-led reading of Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I’s Bravest Dog and a make-it-and-take-it craft activity related to the text.
Tuesday, April 3, 2-4 pm: WW1 & Recycled Art
In honor of our WWI America exhibit come join us as we keep the spirit of soldier art alive by crafting with recycled materials. During WW1, many soldiers spent weeks hiding out in trenches. To keep occupied, they often created art by recycling materials they had plenty of access to: artillery shells. Though we won’t have real artillery shells to shape and mold.
[We will also be hosting a canned food drive. For this event, bring in canned goods to receive FREE admission for children and students and 50% off adult admission.]
Wednesday, April 4, 1-2:30 pm: Family Trivia Fun
Come test your knowledge of Virginia history at this family-friendly trivia contest! Spend the morning exploring the Story of Virginia galleries and other exhibits to bone-up on your facts and figures. Come back after lunch for a 5-round trivia event and play to win a gift basket and a family membership to the Virginia Museum of History & Culture!
Thursday, April 5, 10-11 am: Stories at the Museum
This family-friendly program features special educator-led reading of Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh and a make-it-and-take-it craft activity related to the text.
Saturday, April 7, 11-12 pm: Stories at the Museum
This family friendly program features special educator-led readings of children's history books and a craft activity. Stories at the Museum programs are open to all ages. This week's theme is in honor of April being Craft Appreciation Month and the activity will be "Knit Your Bit."
While you're at the museum – be sure to stop by our A Material World exhibit! It's last day in the museum is Sunday, April 8.