What’s worth a return trip is the permanent collection housed here, including a few original paintings by noteworthy artists, such as this one by Gari Melchers...
and this one by Julien Binford (an art professor at the college from 1946-1971):
Here's a view of the "salon," which features a mural painted on canvas and adhered to the walls:
But my favorite reason for a return trip are the black and white photos of the women of Mary Washington from what I can only describe as “a bygone era.” Take a look:
Love the beanies!
The Alumni Center is open weekdays from 8-5, and anyone can stop in and take a look around.