Intended to Endure: History of the Supreme Court’s Robes

Was Marshall the first to wear a black robe?


Join us as we explore new research by Matthew Hofstedt, associate curator of the Supreme Court of the United States and for an in-depth discussion of how the black robe gradually became an icon of the American judicial system.



Matthew Hofstedt, Associate Curator of the Supreme Court of the United States

Jennifer Hurst-Wender, Preservation Virginia’s Director of Museum Operations

Lea Lane, Preservation Virginia’s Curator of Collections


$10/connection; free for PV members (email Jenna at jaffeldt@preservationvirginia.org for member sign up)

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