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Reptile Day festival a success

October 14, 2014
Reptile Day festival a success

The annual Reptile Day festival was a huge success, drawing over 300 area students on October 10 and over 1,300 visitors on October 11. Thank you to sponsors American Global Logistics and River Community Bank.

VMNH receives $20,000 grant for new exhibit

September 22, 2014

VMNH has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Patterson Trust for a new saber-toothed cat exhibit.

Nominations sought for 28th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards

August 29, 2014

Nominations are being sought for the Virginia Museum of Natural History Foundation’s 28th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards honoring individuals and corporations for outstanding contributions to natural science and natural science education

Dr. Joe B. Keiper named to VAM Governing Council

August 21, 2014

Dr. Joe B. Keiper, executive director of the Virginia Museum of Natural History, has been named to the Virginia Association of Museums Governing Council, serving as the director for nature, science, and planetaria.

VMNH, City of Waynesboro reach fundraising milestone

July 24, 2014

VMNH and the City of Waynesboro, in partnership with the Center for Coldwaters Restoration, recently announced that they have successfully raised $50,000 to fund the development of a master plan for a proposed natural science interpretive facility in Downtown Waynesboro.