A variety of naming opportunities exist at the Virginia Museum of Natural History, from endowed curator positions to individual displays. Giving options include major gifts, planned gifts, and multi-year pledges. To learn more about naming opportunities at the museum, please contact us at 276-634-4163 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Endowed curator position
- NAMED – Harvest Foundation Hall of Ancient Life
- Special Exhibit Hall
- NAMED – Lee & George W. Lester, II How Nature Works gallery
- NAMED – Mr. & Mrs. L. Dudley Walker Lecture Hall
- Eeobalanoptera whale cast – Hall of Ancient Life
- Cera the Triceratops
- Clawd the giant ground sloth (Lobby)
- Distance Learning Center
- NAMED - Estate of William F. Carter & Ella Cousins Carter Allosaurus skeleton cast - Harvest Foundation Hall of Ancient Life
- Pollinator garden
- Main Lobby
- Museum Store and PALEO Café
- How Nature Works: Rocks
- How Nature Works: Life
- Fossil Overlook
- Teacher Resource Center
- NAMED – Dr. Richard L. Hoffman Recent Invertebrates Lab
- Uncovering Virginia – Solite
- Uncovering Virginia – Grundy
- Uncovering Virginia – Carmel Church
- Uncovering Virginia – Saltville
- Archaeology Lab
- NAMED – Bassett Furniture Foundation Graham-White exhibit
- NAMED – Kitty Sue & Clyde Hooker Chippokes exhibit
- Dinosaur and fossil animal (Vertebrate Paleontology) Storage
- Fossil shell (Invertebrate Paleontology) Storage
- Pickled animal (Wet Biology) Storage
- Bugs and bones (Dry Biology) Storage
- "Dirty” Lab
- NAMED – Richard P. Gravely, Jr. Archaeology Collections Storage
- NAMED – Charity League of Martinsville-Henry County Classroom
- NAMED – Claude Moore Charitable Foundation Classroom
- NAMED – George & Jean Adams Earth Sciences Lab
- NAMED – Elster Foundation Vertebrate Paleontology Lab
- NAMED – Hooker Furniture Discovery Reef
- NAMED – Mammalogy Lab – In Memory of Mattie H. and Irving M. Groves, Sr. by their Grandchildren Smith and Gael Chaney
- NAMED – Suzanne M. Lacy Education Center
- Invertebrate Paleontology Lab
- Marine Biology and Bryozoan (moss animal) Lab
- Molecular Analysis lab
- Specimen preparation lab
- Sinistra whale skull (Hall of Ancient Life)
- Catering Kitchen
- NAMED – Column case – In Appreciation of and to Honor All Virginia Teachers Past, Present and Future
- NAMED – Column Case – In Honor of Nancy L. Barnett
- NAMED – Column Case – In Honor of Caroline, Hunter, Jacob, J. B. and Caroline Frith and Peyton Drane by the J. Burness Frith Family
- NAMED – Column Case – In Honor of Gael Chaney
- NAMED – Column Case – In Memory of Jerry S. Chaney, given by Ruth G. Chaney
- NAMED – Column Case – The Wilbur S. Doyle Family
- NAMED – Column Case – Ralph and J. D. Lester
- NAMED – Column Case – Will & Susan Pannill
- Therapod dinosaur mural (Hall of Ancient Life)
- Whale pod mural (Hall of Ancient Life)
- Black Bear and Cubs
- Arctic Fox
- Sea Turtle
- Corny the Corn Snake
- Sheldon the Turtle
- Cockroach colony
Endow some VMNH Secrets. Contact us at 276-634-4163 or email@example.com to learn more…
1. How do we make a skeleton?
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3. Where do we store secrets yet unlocked?
4. We have many ones-of-a-kind... This one is our biggest...
5. How did we find an animal locked in stone?
6. We have a 750-legger...
7. We have a gem of a specimen...
8. We have true crime scene first responders...