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Halloween in RVA (1949 -1989) : Part I

Check out these photos to see how Richmonders have celebrated Halloween from 1940s through the 1960s!

Cataloging our Costume and Textiles Collection

Ever wondered if you can see our collection outside of the museum? Here you can get a glimpse on how our staff documents items from our collection for the online database, like this dress designed by Claire McCardell.

Fires in Richmond Lumber Yards

These photos from the Finnegan Fire Collection document the destructive power of fire on the Richmond Lumber Yards.

When Travelling was Fun (and Comfortable)!

These photographs from the Cook Collection reveal what train stations in Richmond offered in the early 1900s!

The State Fair of Virginia: Then and Now

Take a look at some photographs from the Cook Collection to see how the State Fair of Virginia has changed from the early 1900s to present day!

Branch Baths

This blog post is about the public baths located on Broad Street in the early 20th century.

Edith Shelton's Richmond exhibition is now available online

Our popular exhibition Edith Shelton’s Richmond is now viewable online through the Google Cultural Institute. In addition to exploring Richmond’s neighborhoods through amateur photographer Edith Shelton’s mid-20th century imagery, see what each location looks like today using Google Street View.

"One Love" with the Valentine

OutRVA, the Valentine, and photographer Michael Simon are partnering on a photography exhibit highlighting LGBT families

Music in the Garden Spotlight: Classical Revolution

The third Music in the Garden concert on June 16 will feature music by Classical Revolution RVA and Rumput. The concert is from 6-8 p.m. and free and open to the public. Learn more about Classical Revolution RVA.

Music in the Garden Spotlight: Rumput

The third Music in the Garden concert on June 16 will feature music by Classical Revolution RVA and Rumput. The concert is from 6-8 p.m. and free and open to the public. Learn more about Rumput.

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