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Dr. Alex Hastings named assistant curator of paleontology

April 10, 2015

After an exhaustive, international search, the Virginia Museum of Natural History announces the hiring of Dr. Alex Hastings as assistant curator of paleontology.

Dr. Casey elected District Director of NSTA

March 20, 2015

Dr. Dennis A. Casey was elected District VIII Director of the National Science Teachers Association.

Huffmon Trout Notecards now available for purchase

March 6, 2015

The museum is pleased to now offer the Huffmon Trout Notecard series available for purchase at the museum and the museum's online store.

"Doodle Bugs!" brings world's wonders to early learning

February 26, 2015

From dinosaur bones to turtles to teepees, "Doodle Bugs!" brings the wonder of natural history to children ages 3 to 5.

28th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards held February 11 in Richmond

January 6, 2015

The Virginia Museum of Natural History held its 28th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards ceremony on February 11 at the Library of Virginia in Richmond.