History Matters Campaign | Virginia Museum of History & Culture
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History Matters Campaign

Campaign Cabinet Members

Austin Brockenbrough III
Aggie & Richard Cullen
Pamela Keicker Royall 

Charles L. Cabell
Peter F. Farrell
William H. Fralin, Jr.
Susan S. Goode
John R. Nelson, Jr.
Thomas G. Slater, Jr.

A Message from the Campaign Cabinet

We believe that the Commonwealth of Virginia and its diverse citizenry deserve a world-class history and culture museum. The Virginia Museum of History & Culture is that institution, and with your support, we are prepared to focus and expand our collections, exhibitions, and community programs to be of greater value and impact and secure our rightful place as a national leader in history education.

The Virginia Historical Society Board of Trustees recently issued a unanimous vote in favor of the History Matters Campaign. In addition, all members of our Board have made personal commitments toward our $35 million campaign goal.

Each generation of Virginians has its moment. We are in a pivotal point of reconciliation, exploration, and reflection as a community. It is only fitting that the VMHC play a leading role in sharing the dynamic and unfolding story of Virginia by becoming a venue that welcomes and reflects all citizens. This campaign will deepen our collections, provide the needed support to drive programmatic excellence, and serve all citizens who wish to connect with their own family history. It will position the VMHC for the next generation.

We encourage you to find your story, ignite your passion for Virginia, and deepen your understanding of today’s most pressing issues with the wisdom of the past.

To learn more about special naming opportunities, please contact Anna von Gehr, Vice President for Advancement, at avongehr@VirginiaHistory.org or 804.814.6183. 

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