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06/05/2015 Amazement Square announces $1 Million Dollar gift for Education Center Expansion ProjectFuture Education Center
Amazement Square today announced a major gift from an anonymous supporter in the amount of $1 million to the Museum’s recently launched capital campaign for a new Education Center opening in 2016. With a total of $4.1 Million raised, there is still $2.7 Million left to complete a $6.8 Million Campaign that includes an endowment, to bring this much needed regional resource to the families of central Virginia.


In the News and Featured


4/9/2018 Dunbar High grad passing on love of education, News and Advance

3/29/2018 Kids are blown away by first-ever River Ridge Kids Club activity, News and Advance

3/28/2018 Amazement Square bringing Lego building fun to Lynchburg, News and Advance

3/24/2018 Celebrating Amazement Square’s birthday with Legos, News and Advance

2/23/2018 Photos: “Back to the Future” for grownupsNews and Advance 



9/22/2017 Hundreds of kids hit the pavement for 17th annual Amazing Mile Children’s Run, News and Advance

8/19/2017 Chalk it up to art, News and Advance

7/24/2017 Report shows effect of arts on economy in Lynchburg, News and Advance

4/24/2017 After delay, Amazement Square education center finally in works, News and Advance

4/21/2017 Amazement Square Brings Seoul to Lynchburg, Opportunity Lynchburg

1/25/2017 Pacific Life Foundation to award $100,000 to nonprofit organizations in Greater Lynchburg, Virginia in 2017, Business Wire

1/13/2017 Community Catalyst: Amazement Square’s Holistic Approach to Address the Needs of Underserved Early Learners, Institute of Museum and Library Services



9/23/2016 Amazing Mile: Fun at any speed in Lynchburg, News and Advance

8/20/2016 Lynchburg chalk festival sees bigger turnout in second year, News and Advance

4/26/2016 You can now check out passes to Amazement Square at the library for FREE, WSET

4/11/2016 StoryCorps interview at Amazement Square, Institute of Museum and Library Services. Learn more about StoryCorps and listen to the interview here.

3/26/2016 Amazement Square celebrates 15th year, looks ahead to expansion, News and Advance



03/01/2015 Amazement Square a finalist for National Medal for Museum and Library ServiceNews and Advance
02/24/2015 Amazement Square chosen as finalist for National Medal, WSET-13
02/25/2015 Lynchburg Children’s Museum named finalist for national honor, WDBJ-7



10/14/2014 A fascinating new space for the MuseumNews and Advance
10/07/2014 Historic train tunnel to become interactive exhibit
News and Advance
09/25/2014 Meeting gathers ideas on ways to highlight the Kanawha Canal
News and Advance
09/27/2014 Amazing Mile Children’s Run kicks off Virginia 10 Miler
News and Advance
06/26/2014 Downtown Lynchburg Cheers on USA at viewing parties
, WSET-13
06/16/2014 Amazement Square gets $100K grant from the Timken Co., News and Advance
06/11/2014 Lynchubrg Children’s Museum Plans Party for Adults
, WDBJ-7
06/02/2014 Mommy Monday: Summer Events for the Family at Amazement Square, WSET 13 
05/28/2014 Locals honored at Lynchburg Humanitarian Awards, WSET 13
05/25/2014 Amazement Square’s Building for the Future, News and Advance
05/22/2014 Amazement Square begins fundraising to convert warehouse into museum space, News and Advance

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