The City of Richmond and CultureWorks are pleased to announce the launch of a new Arts and Cultural District Micro Grant Program. The Micro Grant Program is one of several recent city initiatives targeted to the Broad Street Arts and Cultural District.
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via Facebook: Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center, downtown at 1st & Broad in the RVA Arts District for the Claude McKay Black Book Expo happening September 14-15. Browse and buy books for adults and children from every possible genre of writing.
Join the Valentine Richmond History Center on September 1 for “Capital Square: Jefferson, Washington and Spielberg Walking Tour.” This tour begins at 2:00 p.m. at Capital Square’s 9th and Grace Street gate.
Learn about photography and the Richmond streetcar system on Tuesday, July 16 at the Library of Virginia. At Noon, Kitty Snow will discuss her book From a Richmond Streetcar: Life Through the Lens of Harris Stilson.
Beat the heat this summer and visit the Main Library for Retro Movie Day for Teens! On Wednesday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. the library will show retro movies from the 80s and 90s.
Join the Valentine Richmond History Center on July 7 for a guided walking tour through Jackson Ward. This tour begins at 2:00 p.m. at the Black History Museum and Cultural Center at 00 Clay Street.
Visit the Greater Richmond Convention Center on Saturday, June 29 for “an explosion of the arts, history, science, and family fun.”
Join the Valentine Richmond History Center on June 30 for “Capital Square: Jefferson, Washington and Spielberg Walking Tour.” This tour begins at 2:00 p.m. at the Capital Square’s 9th and Grace Street gate. From the Valentine Richmond History Center: Designed by John Notman in 1850, Capitol Square is home to the Virginia State Capitol, the […]
On a cool, but beautiful spring weekend in April, several volunteers came together in Jackson Ward to paint murals on the old, tattered walls of Historic Jackson Ward. These volunteers didn’t have a personal agenda or ego to feed. This wasn’t a competition and the only requirement was to paint.
We all have our own story to tell. Do you want your story added to the permanent collection of the Main Library? Now you can through the People’s Library project.