Do You Know a Richmond History Maker?
Nominations are open through Oct. 25. Nominate the unsung hero making a difference in your community today!
Richmond History Tours!
For Richmond natives and visitors alike, our new season of walking tours
explore the history and evolution of the River City. Our tours go beyond the
highlights, uncovering each neighborhood’s best-kept secrets while sharing
the stories of residents and history makers that continue to shape the
wider community. Get your tickets online today!
Rethinking Monument Avenue
Featuring the results of an international design competition to conceptually redesign Monument Avenue,
this new exhibition aims to spark conversations about the role of race, memory, the urban landscape and
public art in our daily lives.
The Cook Collection
Acquired by the Valentine Museum in 1954, the Cook Studio’s more than 10,000 negatives
and prints visually document Richmond at the turn of the 20th century. Experience imagery
taken by George and his son Huestis Cook of this conflicted and changing city.
We offer multiple beautiful rental spaces to
accommodate a variety of needs, from meetings to
weddings to private events.
Visit the Valentine Store!
Featuring many local artisans, you will find a carefully curated collection of
books, jewelry, home accessories, notecards, children’s items and so much more.