Last year marked the 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669), a highly influential and innovative Dutch painter and printmaker. On view at the MSV through March 8, 2020, Rembrandt and His Contemporaries: Prints from the Dutch Golden Age presents nearly 60 Dutch etchings that help tell the story of the production of prints in seventeenth century Holland, viewed by art historians as one of the most innovative periods in the history of printmaking.

Vital Force now on view at the MSV

Newest Exhibition at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Showcases Commitment to Valley Artists, Themes, and Influences

Winchester, VA 9/27/2019 . . . Vital Force, an engaging new exhibition featuring the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley’s  growing collection of twentieth and twenty-first century art, is now on view in the MSV through May 10, 2020.

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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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MSV to Open Special 10th Anniversary Exhibition on April 28

Collect, Preserve, Interpret: Ten Years at the MSVCollect, Preserve, Interpret: Ten Years at the MSV

Presents Many Objects on First-Time Display

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Celebrating Powell W. Gibson (1875-1959): Educator, Playwright, and Author

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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Powell W. Gibson (1875-1959) is best remembered in Shenandoah Valley history as the principal of the segregated Douglas School in Winchester for a quarter of its nearly century-long history. 

by Curator of Collections Nick Powers

Later this month, Winchester historian Judy Humbert will share some of her recollections of the Douglas School that Gibson helped build in the second of the MSV’s new Lunch & Learn series.

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Smithsonian Exhibition Opens at the MSV February 15

Things Come Apart Reveals What’s Inside Everyday Objects with Fascinating Photographs
Opening Day Admission is FREE 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Winchester, VA 02/12/20… How does a Walkman compare to an iPhone? What’s inside an accordion? How many parts are in an airplane? For those who are curious, the newest exhibition at the MSV—Things Come Apart—is a must-see.

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"We do not forget each other even after school days are over."

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Monday, February 3, 2020
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"We do not forget each other even after school days are over."

By Adult Programs Manager Sally Meyer 

Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley boast schools and universities with a national reputation for producing scholars and productive members of their community (and I’m not just saying that because many of the MSV staff graduated from high school or college in the Valley).

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