Currently located at 00 West Clay Street in Jackson Ward, the Black History Museum is looking forward to the day they can move into their new location several blocks away at the Leigh Street Armory. Although the museum is still raising money, they plan on opening at their new location in 2015.
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Three hundred people crowded in to Sixth Mount Zion Church this afternoon to say goodbye to a friend, neighbor, mentor, activist and Educator led by a corp of brothers from Omega Psi Phi fraternity.
Rumors began over the summer of several Richmond history museums merging. It seems there was some truth to that rumor…RVA is for Civil War history. The Museum of the Confederacy (MOC) and The Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar (ACWC) announced today a new partnership that will combine the two museums into a new entity.
Walk over to Gallery 5 today between 11:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. for theWell Worn Market: Holiday Shopping Edition. Local vendors will be selling handmade and vintage goods.
During construction and renovations, the Valentine Richmond History Center is offering Hard Hat Happy Hour on Wednesdays between 4:30—6:00 p.m. Visit their website to learn more and register.
This could be a fun way to spend a Saturday. Auditions for The Color Purple are SATURDAY (11/2) at the November Theatre from 10am-6pm. Family and friends are invited to watch as we cheer on those auditioning!
On Saturday, November 2 at 1:00 p.m., the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site will give an illustrated talk entitled “Maggie Walker’s Banking Legacy: 110th Anniversary of the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank.” This event is free and open to the public.
Join Jason Williams and the folks at Chupacabra at their new coffeehouse/bar/foodcourt/performance space, the appropriately named “The Lair”, tonight for Halloween. The theater troupe Free Jambalaya will be performing Ray Bradbury’s Palace of Metaphors. There will be food, drink and a lot of Halloween tomfoolery.
Lots of activity this Friday at Main Library. Art, book sale, and an Edgar Allan Poe documentary.