Blog 2017-12-14T17:15:35+00:00
1104, 2018

Intern Spotlight: Megan

By | April 11th, 2018|

Today, museums employ people in a variety of fields, from public history and museum studies to graphic design and communications. Megan joined our team as a Publishing Intern during the Fall 2017 semester. Here's [...]

204, 2018

Intern Spotlight: Heather

By | April 2nd, 2018|

We’re delighted to help local college students learn about the museum field. We offer them the opportunity to make real contributions to the Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, and a chance to see [...]

2803, 2018

Intern Spotlight: Clarissa

By | March 28th, 2018|

Ever wonder what it's like to be a part of a small museum team? Clarissa got to find out as our Archival Intern during the Fall 2017 semester. Here's what she wanted to share [...]

2303, 2018

Uncovering Photographic Treasures

By | March 23rd, 2018|

This winter, as we prepared the building for renovations, I had the opportunity to really dig through our photograph archive. Well hidden amidst the shipwreck pictures, I found a historian’s treasure – beautiful images showing [...]

1303, 2018

Shop Local

By | March 13th, 2018|

The retail aspect of our non-profit offers an eye-opening snapshot of how our visitors are shopping with their conscience as well as their wallets. The powerful trend of purchasing locally made products reveals that [...]

803, 2018

Creating A Community Space

By | March 8th, 2018|

Create a community space. That’s our goal. That sounds simple enough. But wait, what makes a great community space? What does that look like, exactly? Perhaps I answer too simplistically, but my definition goes [...]