The film Monuments Men raised public awareness about what happened to important works of art in Nazi Germany.
Some of it was destroyed, while other pieces were hidden away. One especially valuable collection made its way to Richmond, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts says it just got one of the missing paintings back.
Between 1910 and 1930, one family in Germany - the Fischers -- collected the works of modern painters. Robin Nicholson, Deputy Director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts says the Nazis disliked and often destroyed such work.
Financial troubles at a small private college in Virginia are raising questions about what will happen to the professional archives of Bristol's most famous native son....and historic sites across the Commonwealth are in danger of being lost to development and neglect.
Those have been among the most read stories this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org.