Join us in the Valentine Garden for The Oasis: a High Noon Summer Concert Series! From noon to 1 p.m. every Wednesday, enjoy free, informal and physically-distanced performances from a […]
Take a look at our educational clothing collection and explore ways that you can use clothing, design and color as primary sources to talk to students about community helpers, conspicuous consumption and history! This program is geared towards any teacher looking for creative ways to engage students using clothing and design in their social studies […]
Join us for a monumental experience! Richmond’s most seasoned tour guides will lead you through the infamous sites that sparked a national discussion. Discover Monument Avenue through Augmented reality glasses to both investigate its Lost Cause origins and to discuss its effects on Richmonders. After viewing and listening to archival sources, guests will dialogue about […]
American Revolutionary Patrick Henry once shouted the legendary words, “Give me liberty or give me death!” in this iconic Richmond district. Join the most experienced guides in Richmond to explore the evolving history of one of Richmond's oldest neighborhoods, from historic St. John’s Church and beautiful examples of Queen Anne architecture, to modern renovation efforts, scenic parks and a thriving restaurant scene.
Take a walk on Capitol Square and hear about the history of the monuments on the grounds of our state Capitol, including the Washington Equestrian Monument, the Civil Rights Monument, The Mantle: Virginia Indian Tribute, Voices from the Garden: Virginia Women’s Monument, Harry F. Byrd’s statue and more. Whose voices are uplifted by these monuments […]