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  • Mar 16 2016 - 12:33pm

    During the first three Thursdays in June, the Valentine will host three live music concerts in the historic garden. This new concert series will pair performances by individuals and ensembles to bring diverse audiences together in one venue.

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  • Feb 26 2016 - 1:27pm

    Richmond City Council drafted a resolution in October 1940 that established the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA). This year marks the 75th anniversary of the organization who continues their mission of providing affordable housing for those in need and building and revitalizing communities while ultimately contributing to the economic growth of the city.

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  • Feb 19 2016 - 11:22am

    The Richmond Region's most renowned historic sites offer visitors a “passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend on Saturday and Sunday, March 12 and 13. Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area's treasures, spanning 400 years of fascinating history and including the homes of John Marshall, Jefferson Davis, John Wickham, Major James Dooley and other important Virginians. Fourteen participating sites – Agecroft Hall, The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, Chesterfield County Museum, Chimborazo Medical Museum, Dabbs House Museum, The John Marshall House, Magnolia Grange House Museum, Maymont, Meadow Farm Museum, Museum & White House of the Confederacy, Poe Museum, The 1812 Wickham House, The Valentine First Freedom Center and Wilton House Museum – will offer complimentary admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport, available via download from any website of participating attractions. This special offer equates to savings of more than $65 per person. (Some restrictions may apply.)

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  • Nov 18 2015 - 11:43am

    This media release includes information on the exhibition "Edith Shelton's Richmond", the 29th Annual Court End Christmas and the Holiday Glitter: Monument Avenue After Dark Walking Tours.

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  • Aug 27 2015 - 11:34am

    The Greater Richmond community is invited to attend the Community Conversations series to engage with fellow Richmonders in a dialogue about the region’s past and how that past can positively shape our collective future.

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  • Aug 24 2015 - 10:41am

    The Valentine will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 26, 2015, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s eleventh annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution.

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  • Jul 15 2015 - 12:42pm

    There’s no question Richmond is a cyclists’ town. This exhibition is a uniquely-Valentine take on the history of cycling in Richmond from the 19th century to the present day. The exhibition opens on Aug. 27 in time for the UCI Road World Cycling Championships in mid-September. The exhibition runs through Jan. 3, 2016. There will be special extended hours nightly until 8 p.m during the cycling events from Sept. 19-26 at the Valentine.

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  • Jun 3 2015 - 12:32pm

    The Valentine will operate under new admission prices starting July 1, 2015.
    Adults are $10 per person and groups, seniors (55+) and students are $8 per person. The new pricing structure includes free admission for all active duty military and children under the age of 18.

    "We are striving for a simpler tiered pricing structure with a goal to to be even more accessible to all youth and our military and their families," said Director Bill Martin.

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  • May 29 2015 - 11:42am

    The Valentine invites any community member to nominate this year’s Richmond History Makers. The eleventh annual program recognizes five everyday citizens and outstanding organizations that are making largely unrecognized contributions to communities within the Greater Richmond Metropolitan area.

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  • Apr 21 2015 - 7:43pm

    The Historic Fulton Oral History Project is now digital. Transcripts are searchable. Audio files that literally give these accounts voices are also available.

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