An episode of C-SPAN’s new series “First Ladies: Influence and Image” features the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library. The episode, which aired on C-SPAN on Monday, March 18 at 9 p.m., focuses on First Lady Elizabeth Monroe. The episode includes interviews with Scott Harris, director of the James Monroe Museum, and Daniel Preston, editor […]
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The James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library hosted two public holiday events on Saturday, Dec. 1, including a decorating demonstration at the University of Mary Washington and an open house featuring festive musical performances at the museum.
The James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library has received a $4,000 gift from the Stewart Jones Charitable Trust. The donation will be applied to costs associated with the museum’s public programs in 2013, according to museum director Scott Harris. A native of Stafford County, Va., Helen Stewart Jones graduated from Mary Washington in 1936, received […]
Virginia’s Executive Mansion in Richmond has a new addition – an almost 200-year-old painting on loan from the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library. A portrait of James Monroe will reside in the State Dining Room of the Executive Mansion for two years to commemorate the bicentennial of the building’s construction in 2013. On Thursday, […]
The James Monroe Museum celebrated the 254th anniversary of President James Monroe’s birth on Saturday, April 28 with a free day of food, performances and living history demonstrations for the whole family. The event included birthday cake and punch and a harp and storytelling performance by Eve Watters. The recital, “I Love My Love with […]