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An Evening of Opera Celebrates New MSV Exhibition this Friday

Soprano Alina Kirshon-Goldman to Performs “A Musical Grand Tour” December 9
This Must Be the Place: The Art of Landscape Open from 6 to 7 p.m.


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MSV Celebrates Quilts with Tea, Lecture & Tour

Annual Holiday Tea on December 13 Features Virginia Quilt Museum Expert



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Artist Visits MSV for Book Signing this Sunday

Andrei Kushnir to Sign Oh, Shenandoah Noon to 4 p.m. December 4

Winchester, VA 12/02/16…Artist Andrei Kushnir will celebrate the publication of his new book Oh, Shenandoah with a book signing event at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) from noon to 4 p.m. this Sunday, December 4.

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MSV Holiday Concert Series to Begin this Saturday

Series Features Blues Music, Big Band, and Holiday Music from Around the World

Winchester, VA 11/30/16…The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) will celebrate the holiday season with a series of afternoon concerts featuring blues music, big band, and holiday music from around the world.

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This Must Be the Place: The Art of Landscape Opens at the MSV

Exhibition Displays More Than 35 Works from the Collection of MSV Benefactor

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MSV to Host “Santa Carver” Ed Bender on Saturday, November 12

Admission is Not Required to Watch Informal Carving Demonstration

Winchester, VA 11/05/16…Shenandoah Valley craftsman Ed Bender will be in the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley lobby carving his collectible wooden Santas from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 12. Admission to the informal demonstration is free.

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First Night Winchester Coloring Contest Underway

Organized by the MSV, Free Coloring Contest Runs Through December 28  Submission deadline has been extended! Entries must be returned to the MSV Guest Services Desk by Friday, December 30 at 3:30 p.m.


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Free Panel Discussion at MSV this Sunday Will Explore African American History in Winchester

Winchester, VA 10/12/16… Four distinguished African Americans will share their stories and personal experiences in a panel discussion, “Sharing Our Stories,” which will take place from 3 to 4 p.m. this Sunday, October 16, in the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV).

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The Dirt: MSV Garden Blog 10/10/16

Mums the Word

by Director of Gardens Perry Mathewes

Summer has finally come to a close and we are easing into fall. Cooler nights, sweaters, colorful leaves and pumpkins are what most folks think of when you say fall. There are lots of plants that look great at this time of year, but probably the single flower most associated with fall is the chrysanthemum.

Mum in Pot 2

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Little-known Works of Valley Artist to Open in MSV Exhibition

Dynamics of Desire: The Evocative Works of Jim Costello

 Is First Museum Exhibition of Artist’s Work

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