va historical society
An American Turning Point: The civil war in virginia

This newly renovated 10,500 square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and diaries ranging from the earliest stone tools shaped by humans to a satellite built by high school students in 2013.

Five Resin-Hardened Figures, Monochromatic Paint Finish

Completed: January, 2011

Client: Explus, Inc.

project details

This exhibition was made in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. The tableau features three Union infantryman engaging a Confederate soldier. An African American slave woman was also part of the exhibition. An American Turning Point was a 3,000-square-foot traveling exhibition organized by the Virginia Historical Society that encourages visitors to consider how an event, separated from us by 150 years, still influences all of us today.