The Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History in the Sutherlin Mansion on Millionaires Row in Danville, Virginia was built in 1859 for William T. Sutherlin. On the last week of the Civil War, the Mansion had been recognized as the "Last Capitol of the Confederacy.?
The house was opened as a Fine Arts & History Museum in 1974. It has been designated as a Virginia Historic Landmark and it is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Today, the Museum features impressive and diverse collections on a variety of subjects, including 19th Century Art, American Modern Art, Decorative Arts, the Civil War, Danville Military Institute, the History of Danville as well as its surrounding areas, Kennedy-Revell, Military, Stratford, Republic of China: National Museum of History, Sutherlin, Textile, Victorian Culture, Wooding, and the Wreck of the Old 97.
The Danville Museum offers activities and educational programs for everyone, including, children?s art classes, annual Civil War Camps, Pottery, classroom programs, and many more. Visitors can also purchase memorabilia and gift items from the Museum Shop.
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