LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — A painting housed by the Anne Spencer Memorial Foundation in Lynchburg is in need of restoration.
The painting depicts the Harlem Renaissance era, which Lynchburg poet Anne Spencer was a member of.
That painting is one of ten historical artifacts eligible for conservation funds through the Virginia Association of Museums.
The public can vote here for which artifacts will receive funds.
Voting ends January 22 at midnight.
The following items in our area are eligible for funds:
- “Cocktail Party Painting by Artist Dolly Allen Mason,” Anne Spencer Memorial Foundation, Lynchburg
- “Patrick Henry Letter Advocating for Native Americans,” Patrick Henry’s Red Hill, Campbell County
- “Registry of Free Blacks 1855-1864 and Witness Book 1871-1876,” Wilderness Road Regional Museum, Pulaski
- “Eliza Breckinridge Watts Receipt Book,” Historical Society of Western Virginia, Roanoke