The Exhibit Spotlight series highlights selected exhibits and displays at the Virginia Museum of ...
September 30, 2011
The Exhibit Spotlight series highlights selected exhibits and displays at the Virginia Museum of Natural History through video, graphics, and in-depth information. Have you been to the museum lately? Become a VMNH Member today for unlimited free admission, free reciprocal admission to hundreds of museums across the U.S., and much more.
Don't miss International Observe the Moon Night at the Martinsville Library on Saturday ...
September 29, 2011
Don't miss International Observe the Moon Night at the Martinsville Library on Saturday, October 8 from 7 to 9 p.m.!
The Hooker Furniture Discovery Reef will be closed today through Monday, October 3 for maintenance
September 29, 2011
The Hooker Furniture Discovery Reef will be closed today through Monday, October 3 for maintenance. The Reef will re-open to visitors on Tuesday, October 4. All other exhibits will remain open, including "Living off the Land," the "Fossil Overlook," "Documenting Diversity," the "Hahn Hall of Biodiversity," and much more.
Discounted advance tickets and team slots are available now for the VMNH Chili Cook-off on ...
September 28, 2011
Discounted advance tickets and team slots are available now for the VMNH Chili Cook-off on Saturday, October 15 from 5 to 10 p.m. Call 276-634-4166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase tickets and register your team today!
September 26, 2011
Visitors can sign up now for upcoming Doodle Bugs and Homeschool Wednesdays programs at the ...
September 22, 2011
Visitors can sign up now for upcoming Doodle Bugs and Homeschool Wednesdays programs at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. These popular programs feature a wide variety of themes and activities, providing fun, hands-on learning opportunities. Be sure to check back for additional listings. You can view the upcoming schedule by clicking on the link below, or you can view each program listing in the Events section of the VMNH Facebook page. Programs are filled quickly, so reserve your space today! Are you looking for a fun and unique location for a birthday party? Call us today at 276-634-4185 to book your one-of-a-kind birthday party at VMNH!
The Virginia Museum of Natural History recently announced its fall 2011 schedule of Field Trips
September 21, 2011
The Virginia Museum of Natural History recently announced its fall 2011 schedule of Field Trips. VMNH Field Trips are conducted throughout the year, and include trips to a variety of locations throughout Virginia and the region. Fossils and other scientific specimens collected during the Field Trips are vital to the museum and its mission of studying and interpreting Virginia's natural history. Those interested in joining VMNH scientists on Field Trips can choose from several locations and trip durations, from half-day events to expeditions involving overnight stays.
Cruise on in to the VMNH Chili Cook-off on Saturday, October 15 at the museum
September 15, 2011
Cruise on in to the VMNH Chili Cook-off on Saturday, October 15 at the museum. For the first time ever, the VMNH Chili Cook-off will be held in conjunction with the Martinsville Cruise-In. DISCOUNTED ADVANCE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW! Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the gate, and $5 for children ages 12 and under. Click here to purchase your tickets online http://www.vmnh.net/store.cfm?deptID=36. To sign up your team, or for more information, contact Carolyn Seay at 276-634-4166 or email@example.com.
VMNH partnering with local organizations ...
September 13, 2011
VMNH partnering with local organizations, volunteers for September 17 park cleanup ---- Every September and October, volunteers across Virginia from the mountains to the oceans gather along the shorelines of rivers, lakes, ponds and bays to pick up trash as part of the Virginia Waterways Cleanup Day and the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup. On September 17 from 10 a.m. to noon, Virginia Museum of Natural History staff members will partner with local organizations and volunteers for a J. Frank Wilson Memorial Park Cleanup and greening event. This year, VMNH is partnering with the Southwestern Piedmont chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists, the Uptown and Martinsville Rotary Clubs, Friends of Wilson ...
A tavern in Petersburg served as an important meeting venue for America's founding fathers and ...
September 10, 2011
A tavern in Petersburg served as an important meeting venue for America's founding fathers and later British officers during the American Revolution, but it is the food eaten by those guests that interests Dr. Elizabeth Moore, curator of archaeology at the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville. In the 18th century, taverns were among the few public places where people (primarily men) could gather to discuss the issues of the day. Click here to read the full story http://www.vmnh.net/news.cfm?ID=342
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