Membership & Annual Giving

All memberships and annual giving donations directly support ongoing operations, programs and exhibitions of the Valentine. Through your generosity, we can continue our role as the only organization committed to the collection, preservation and interpretation of Richmond’s past, present and future.

Member Benefits

  • Free admission to the Valentine
  • Reciprocal admission to select national museums (click to view locations)
  • Free parking while visiting
  • Discounts on select tours
  • Free admission to the Archives (by appointment)
  • Subscription to the Timeline newsletter
  • 10% discount in the Valentine Store
  • Invitations to special events
  • Complimentary guest passes

Additional Benefits of Giving

  • Richmond History Circle ($150) and above members are listed in the Annual Report.
  • Centennial Circle ($500) and above members receive an invitation to an annual Centennial Circle Reception.
  • Director’s Circle ($1,000) and above members receive invitations to both the Centennial Circle Reception and the Spring Major Donor Reception and are listed on the donor wall in the Valentine Lobby.

Membership Levels

Membership Levels

  • Student, Teacher or Senior (55+) – $25
  • Individual or Senior Couple (55+) – $50
  • Family – $75

Annual Giving Levels Which Include Membership

  • Richmond History Circle – $150
  • Court End Circle – $250
  • Centennial Circle – $500
  • Director’s Council – $1,000
  • Trustee’s Council – $2,500
  • Founder’s Council – $5,000
  • Wickham Society – $10,000+

Note: All online donations are processed through Blackbaud Merchant Services. You will be redirected to the Valentine’s secure Blackbaud payment site when you click the button above.

If you have any questions about online giving, you may contact or 804-649-0711 ext. 326.

Gifts may also be mailed to

The Valentine
Attn: Development Office
1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219