Exhibitions

FAM’s permanent and rotating exhibitions highlight the rich stories of the Fredericksburg region. Drawing from the permanent collection and loans from other institutions, FAM’s goal is to share these stories with the community at large.

  • The People’s Gallery

    March 2019 - Dec 2019 • Fredericksburg is full of collectors; from match-box cars to sport-memorabilia, Fredericksburg residents have a lot to share! The introduction of this new gallery space called, “The People’s Gallery” will be given each year ...

  • Our Fredericksburg Story: In Our Own Words

    March 2019 - Dec 2019 • As a contemporary cultural center, FAM seeks to explore the stories of not only the past, but of the present as well.  In this exhibition, local minorities share their Fredericksburg experience in their own words.  Featured stor...

  • These Old Walls: A Town and Its Stories

    March 2019 - Dec 2020 • This exhibit will give voice and life to the buildings, sites, and objects of Fredericksburg, using a combination of then-and-now photography, objects, illustrations, and primary sources to illuminate the story of Fredericksburg. ...

  • People & Their Pets

    March 2019 - Dec 2019 • This light-hearted exhibition reveals the history of pet ownership in Fredericksburg.  From livestock, to the Dog Mart, to animal-oriented businesses in Fredericksburg, People & Their Pets will connect museum visitors to the hist...

  • A River Runs

    Permanent Exhibition • The Rappahannock River has shaped the history of our community. People settled on its banks, traveled and traded on its waters...

  • Open Collection Storage

    Permanent Exhibition • Using every nook and cranny of historic Town Hall, the FAM recreated historic Town Hall’s first floor into collection storage...