Discover Richmond’s storied past with these programs based on the Valentine’s extensive collection of photographs and primary sources, available at our site or yours. All programs are one hour in length and cost $80. Financial aid is available for qualifying non-profit and community groups. To schedule a program, fill out the request form below, email email@example.com or call 804-649-0711 xt. 301.
Revisit the glory days of Richmond’s downtown as a shopping and social destination through two of Richmond’s former department stores.
Highlighting the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, this program profiles five Richmond viewpoints and the tensions exposed by the fight for women’s suffrage.
Across Richmond, communities emerged and developed based on shared beliefs, traditions and places of worship. Explore the diverse faith traditions that make Richmond the city that it is today.
Using historic imagery from the Valentine’s Archives, this program focuses on the power of photography to capture an evolving city.
Get to know some of the iconic people and places that shaped Richmond history and its landmarks.
Hear stories of joy and sorrow, prosperity and sacrifice, from diverse Richmonders who served. This program highlights the stories of veterans of many conflicts- from world wars, to current times.
Explore the harsh realities of Jim Crow, segregation and integration across the Richmond region and learn how individuals and communities pushed back to spark change nationally.
Beginning with the region’s first inhabitants, women have played a crucial role in the community’s development. Learn how these early women laid the foundation for our city today.
Continue the discussions of leading Richmond women by exploring those whose work in education, literature, suffrage, philanthropy and more pushed boundaries, instigated change and transformed life for us all.
From sledding at Forest Hill Park to tennis in the street, dive into some of the recreational activities Richmonders have enjoyed over the decades.
During World War II, women began working in defense factories throughout Virginia and the nation. Explore their lives, their stories and their enduring impact on our city and nation.
Explore how Black Richmonders have redefined the River City and inspired a region and nation.