302, 2019

Local Artist Spotlight: Leah Ann Cotorceanu

By |February 3rd, 2019|

Throughout the museum’s gift shop, we have a variety of artwork made by local artists right here in Hampton Roads.  Paintings, jewelry, pottery, and sculptures are just a few of the items you can [...]

102, 2019

Hello Again, I’m Abby!

By |February 1st, 2019|

Hello! I am writing today to introduce myself as the new Development Coordinator at the Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum.  My name is Abby Lockler and I was previously the Nonprofit Management and [...]

2501, 2019

Keeping Company With John

By |January 25th, 2019|

We talk to him by name. Bid him good morning, good night, and refer to John in everyday, normal conversation. Some days it's kind of like he's right here with us. Still working at [...]

2401, 2019

The Jennie Hall Rescue

By |January 24th, 2019|

December 21, 1900 The night is cold and dark, and Captain Lawson of the Jennie Hall was tired of his continuing bad luck.. Throughout the trek from Trinidad,  his ship had hit storm after [...]

1801, 2019

Dresen, Like the Salad

By |January 18th, 2019|

"It's pronounced dress-en, like the salad." Jessica casually puts me at ease during her interview with her simple explanation of how to say her name right. She doesn't know that I've spent the last [...]