Esther Atkinson Museum

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The Esther Thomas Atkinson Museum supports the College's mission to form good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning by collecting, preserving and interpreting objects that enhance the College's educational offerings and promote the history of the College and its role in the history of Virginia and our nation.


Echoes from the Past: Letters, Manuscripts, and Images From the H-SC Archives

Echoes from the Past

January 24
Opening presentation
by Maryska Connolly-Brown
4 PM - 5:30 PM in the Atkinson Museum
Exhibit runs from January 24 - March 14  
Unique historical documents gathered from the first 150 years of the College's history from the archives of the Bortz Library
Atkinson Museum, 10-5 PM, weekdays


Take a Seat: A Brief History of Chairs

"Take a Seat" History of Chairs ExhibitMarch 27
Opening Reception

4 - 5:30 PM
Exhibit runs March 23 - May 14
Curated by students in the American Domestic Architecture class
Tuesday-Friday 10 AM - 12 PM and 1 - 5 PM in Atkinson Museum



For the Lack of Words

For the Lack of WordsExhibit runs August 15 - September 23
Michael K. Lease, Photographer
Lecture and reception: "For the Lack of Words"
September  14, 4 PM in Atkinson Museum


Alchemic Constructions: The Only Slightly Eccentric Art of Richard McClintock

Richard McClintockExhibit runs September 29-December 16 
Alchemic Constructions: The Only Slightly Eccentric Art of Richard McClintock 
Atkinson Museum, 10-5 PM, weekdays