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Forces of Nature

Meet Harry Wason and Mary Sherwood Holt

The latest edition of the “Forces of Nature” video blog features founders Harry Wason and Mary Sherwood Holt as they share stories of the Virginia Living Museum’s beginnings in 1966. This interview is conducted in celebration of our 50th Anniversary by VLM Executive Director Page Hayhurst…

Meet Fred Farris

Virginia Living Museum Deputy Director, Fred Farris has been instrumental in the development of the museum over many years. His expertise as an educator, zoologist and botanist as well as his extensive knowledge of green living has helped shape the museum into what it is today! …

Meet George Mathews Jr.

Since 1976, George Mathews Jr. has been committed to serving the VLM and now he holds the position of Curatorial Director. He is ultimately responsible for all the animals and has a personal connection to all of our furry, feathered and finned animals!

Meet Kathy Howell

She lends her outstanding creative talents to benefit the Virginia Living Museum and our mission to “Protect What’s Precious”. Meet President & Creative Director of Howell Creative Group, Kathy Howell.