December 2013

12/06/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Come find out how people celebrated Christmas during the Victorian Era, which included the years of the Civil War. First, a Powerpoint presentation will cover Christmas traditions of the time. Then take a guided tour of the White House of the Confederacy, specially decorated for the Holidays! Cost: Free for members, $5 for non-members

12/07/2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Get into the holiday spirit by bringing your entire family and joining the staff of the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox in making Victorian Christmas ornaments and decorations.  Crafts will be easy and fun for both adults and children to make.  Santa will be present for photo opportunities and to hear your Christmas wishes.  The Haversack, our gift shop/bookstore will be open and is the perfect place to find a unique gift for that person on your list “who has everything.”

12/08/2013 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Enjoy free admission to the Museum and White House of the Confederacy along with refreshments, children's crafts, a visit with Santa, period music, living history, and other activities as we participate in Richmond’s longest-running holiday open house. Other sites include the Valentine Richmond History Center, the John Marshal House, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Monumental Church, and the Virginia State Capitol.  Shuttles will be available to transport visitors between the attractions. Cost: Free.

12/08/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

This is the second part of a three-session course teaching beginners how to make a quilt sampler. You must attend the first session (on November 10) to get your materials and begin your square before you can take this second course. 

12/11/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Come find out how people celebrated Christmas during the Victorian Era, which included the years of the Civil War. First, a Powerpoint presentation will cover Christmas traditions of the time. Then take a guided tour of the White House of the Confederacy, specially decorated for the Holidays! Cost: Free for members, $5 for non-members

12/11/2013 - 12:15pm - 12:45pm

Every second Wednesday of the month, the Museum of the Confederacy and the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park are partnering to bring the Civil War Sesquicentennial to Appomattox. Each month, a knowledgable speaker will lead a discussion on a topic or event's 150th anniversary. The talks take place at the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

12/12/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

During the Civil War there were several chaplains who were not only men of God but also participated in skirmishes and battles.  These ranged from regular chaplains such as the Rev. David C. Kelly who ministered to the men of Nathan Bedford Forrest’s command to Chaplain Lorenzo Barber of the 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters to General Leonidas K.

12/13/2013 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm

Throughout the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Museum of the Confederacy-Richmond will be hosting a monthly series of talks devoted to a topic or event's 150th anniversary. These talks, normally scheduled for the third Friday of the month, are free for members and Richmond area residents, and are included with Museum admission for all others.

12/15/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.