See Civil War photography in action as collodion artist Todd Harrington discusses and demonstrates the wet plate process. Photographic appointments available from 12:30 to 5:00. Historian Mike Gorman will also lecture on photographs of wartime Richmond and selected photographs from the Museum’s own collection will be on display.
An authentic Virginia farm winery, Spring Creek Wine Cellar is located south of the village of Pamplin. Come visit the Museum and enjoy the selected wines of this vineyard from nearby Prince Edward County, Virginia, including their Vidal Blanc, Seyval, Chardonel, Cayuga White, Tramminette, Chambourcin, Chardonnay, and Chancellor. Cost: $2.50 for Museum members, $5.00 for non-members (includes complimentary wine glass).
Following the Museum's Photography Seminar, Todd Harrington will be plying his craft from 12:30pm to 5:00pm. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who has ever dreamed of having an authentic wet-plate photograph made. And where better to have your picture taken than in the garden of the Confederate White House! Choose from ambrotypes (glass) or ferrotypes (tintypes). Prices range from $45 to $95, depending on the size and the medium selected.