VHS reaches Story of Virginia Capital Campaign goal
The Virginia Historical Society’s Story of Virginia Capital Campaign has reached and surpassed its goal of $38 million, it was announced on January 4, 2016 by the Society's board of trustees. Read the full press release here.
The Story of Virginia Campaign opened our facility, our collections, and our expertise to an even wider audience. The goal, however, remains the same: to collect, preserve, and interpret Virginia’s past for future generations.
Pamela R. Seay, Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement
The strong response to this campaign is a reflection of the important contributions made by Virginians to American, and world, history. For more information or to learn how you can help build on this success, contact me at email@example.com or 804.342.9681.
Three elements to the campaign
The ideas, accomplishments and struggles of Virginians have shaped both American and world history. The Story of Virginia Campaign is about connecting people to the American past through those stories of Virginians.
E. Claiborne Robins, Jr., chairman of the VHS board of trustees
processing and cataloging projects to make our research collection accessible through a single search solution
special exhibitions to present history in unexpected and exciting ways: Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times, The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design, and Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame
$10 million for the endowment
to help sustain the 185-year-old VHS well into the future