On Wednesday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m., the Library of Virginia will be showing “Barbara Johns: The Making of an Icon ” a documentary film by Fabrice Chiambretto. This is a FREE event.
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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.
From timesdispatch.com Call it a sort of homecoming. In the early 1980s, the founders of the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia leased the Leigh Street Armory as a home, only to see a fire at the structure gut those plans.
Travel through history for free this weekend! Seven historic homes will offer free admission this weekend, March 22-23. This is a great way to explore the history of Richmond. Several of the homes are located in our neighborhood and the others are located a short driving distance away in the city.
Due to weather conditions, the Virginia Executive Mansion’s 200th birthday party has been moved to the Library of Virginia.
If you have never been on a walking tour with the Valentine Richmond History Center, now is your chance to purchase discounted tickets through Groupon.
From the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site Facebook page: Thanks to everyone who has been attending the Matinees with Miss Maggie programs!! Due to the great turnout, we will be moving the next two programs to a larger facility. Join us this Saturday at Club 533 at 700 N. 3rd Street for “The Road [...]
For several days last August, movie trucks and actors were seen along Broad Street filming the “other” Lincoln movie. National Geographic Channel’s “Killing Lincoln” will have its Virginia premiere screening on Tuesday, February 12 at the Carpenter Theatre at CenterStage. The screening begins at 7:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Tickets [...]
Tonight the Future of Richmond’s Past, the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, and the Valentine Richmond History Center will be discussing “Richmond in the 1970s” as part of the monthly “Community Conversations” series.
This week’s Brown Bag discussion features Ron Stallings, president of Walker Row Partnerships.
Join Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site on February 2, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the park’s visitor center at 600 N. 2nd St., in Richmond for a free screening of the award-winning documentary “Our Inspiration: The Story of Maggie Lena Walker.”