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Music in the Garden Spotlight: the Ingramettes

The second Music in the Garden concert on June 9 will feature music by Kenneka Cook and the the Ingramettes. The concert is from 6-8 p.m. and free and open to the public. Learn more about the Ingramettes.

Music in the Garden Spotlight: Kenneka Cook

The second Music in the Garden concert on June 9 will feature music by Kenneka Cook and the the Ingramettes. The concert is from 6-8 p.m. and free and open to the public. Learn more about Kenneka Cook.

Music in the Garden Spotlight: Harry Wilson Quartet

The first Music in the Garden concert on June will feature music by Gull and the Harry Wilson Quartet. The concert is from 6-8 p.m. and free and open to the public. Learn more about the Harry Wilson Quartet.

Music in the Garden Spotlight: Gull

The first Music in the Garden concert on June will feature music by Gull and the Harry Wilson Quartet. The concert is from 6-8 p.m. and free and open to the public. Learn more about Gull.

The Valentine will be participating in Museum Day Live!

Saturday March 12, the Valentine will be open to all with a Museum Day Live! voucher.

Latinos in Richmond: Breaking the Black and White Binary

Latinos in Richmond: Breaking the Black and White Binary is an event organized by University of Richmond with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. The goal was to inspire Richmonders to take a step forward in breaking the black and white binary by opening the floor for engaging conversation and providing insight for Latin-Americans along with other racial groups.

The Valentine Offers Three Bus Tours Highlighting the Impact of the RRHA

To commemorate their 75th anniversary, the RRHA has partnered with the Valentine’s tour program to offer three bus tours of the city where the organization has had an impact with revitalization and public housing efforts.
On March 5, the tour will focus on downtown Richmond and the Northside communities. The tour will feature Gilpin Court, Highland Park, Jackson Ward, Carver and downtown Richmond.
On March 12, the tour will focus on Southside communities and feature Randolph, West Cary Street, Old Manchester and Blackwell.
On March 19, the tour will focus on the East End communities and will feature Church Hill North, 24th Street, Nine Mile Road, Creighton/Armstrong and Fulton.

Edith Shelton is Aunt Ea

Who was Edith Shelton?
The Valentine's exhibition is now open

Meat Juice - Shake Well Before Use

In 1870, the wife of the Valentine founder Mann S. Valentine, Jr. became very ill. Mann created a health drink that was a mixture of egg whites and meat juice (aka Valentine’s Meat Juice) that saved her life, brought him great wealth and ultimately provided him the funds for our original museum artifacts. Thus, the foundation was laid for what you know and love today as the Valentine.

Video Blog: National Tobacco Festival

A digital story by Lydia Barnes, exploring the history of the national Tobacco Festival, which included a ball with Follies and fierce competition in the election for Tobacco Festival Queen, through a scrapbook from 1959.

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