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.

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The Valentine Hosts New Concert Series – Music in the Garden

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.

Richmond Times-Dispatch Collection, The Valentine.

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

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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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. Read more

Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History featuring 14 Historic Sites in the Region

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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Edith Shelton is Aunt Ea

Who was Edith Shelton?

The Valentine’s exhibition is now open!
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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. Read more