January 2014 E-Newsletter

Read about our new logo and more in our first newsletter of 2014! … [Read more...]

Deck the Halls 2013!

Here are some pictures of Jan Williams' creations from "Deck the Halls 2013!" … [Read more...]

Board of Regents Meeting Minutes

Read the minutes from the most recent meeting of the museum's Board of Regents here (PDF file). … [Read more...]

Welsh Festival Poetry Contest Winners

You can read the winning entries in this year's inaugural Welsh Festival Poetry Contest here. Thanks to all who entered their poems! … [Read more...]

October 2013 E-Newsletter

Read our latest newsletter here. … [Read more...]

C-SPAN Coverage of the Museum

C-SPAN visited the museum in August, filming director Scott Harris taking viewers on a virtual tour. The museum was covered along with other Fredericksburg sites as part of C-SPAN's 2013 Cities Tour. The segments aired the weekend of September 20-21, but can be seen online here! … [Read more...]

Scavenger Hunt!

We are now offering a scavenger hunt through the museum for our young visitors (and those young-at-heart)! Look for certain objects throughout the collection and win a prize if you find them all! Come and visit us to try it out. … [Read more...]

A cast of characters promoting the Welsh Festival at the Spotsylvania Towne Center Kids Convention.

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September 2013 E-Newsletter

Read the museum's September e-newsletter here. … [Read more...]

Fall Events: Annual Welsh Festival and James Monroe Symposium

Summer is winding down and JMM is gearing up for its fall events! Saturday, September 21, noon to 5 p.m.: We'll once again co-sponsor the annual Fredericksburg Welsh Festival in the 900 block of Charles Street. This celebration of Monroe's Welsh heritage includes a Welsh marketplace; live music; history, genealogy and language lessons; folk dancing; storytelling; a poetry contest; and children's activities. For more information, visit the Welsh Festival website. Friday-Saturday, October 18-19: "James Monroe: Life and Legacy" Symposium This free public program, a joint presentation of the museum and the Papers of James Monroe, features lectures from an array of scholars covering political and cultural themes of Monroe’s life, and concludes with the 26th Annual James Monroe Lecture. Go here for a list of speakers and other announcements. Sponsorship of the program has graciously been provided by the University of Mary Washington, the Papers of James Monroe, the Friends of … [Read more...]