Join us for a screening of the 2017 PBS documentary "Dolores: Racial and Labor Justice in the Fields."
Join the Richmond Jazz Society at the Valentine to celebrate the artists featured in the "Virginia Jazz: The Early Years" exhibition! The special guest will be distinguished performer and storyteller Ms. Cecelia Calloway. Ms. Calloway is the daughter of famed bandleader Cab Calloway. Music will be provided by the Richmond Jazz Society. Admission is […]
The Third Annual Costume and Textile Talk will focus on artists whose work is featured in the Our Hearts on Our Sleeves costume and textile exhibition. This annual event will feature presentations by artist Michael-Birch Pierce, historian Janice Booker and curator Kristen E. Stewart. Control, 2012, Michael-Birch Pierce Attendees will learn about the handwork techniques, family […]
X.49.37.43, Women’s Suffrage Rally at Capitol, 1916, The Valentine We are proud to announce our Controversy/History series! This new take on our long-running Community Conversations will explore contentious, present-day issues by comparing historic debates with modern data. The first event of the series will focus on voting rights and redistricting using the historic figures Lila Meade Valentine […]
Richmond Jazz Society is proud to present Ms. Mercedes Ellington, granddaughter of legendary Duke Ellington for a talk about artists in the exhibition "VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years". Ms. Ellington is a ground-breaking dancer, choreographer and advocate for Jazz. She will also sign copies of her new book, Duke Ellington: An American Composer and Icon. The event […]
Join us on the patio on Saturday, September 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Valentine Museum Store Tent Sale! Shop an assortment of drastically reduced jewelry, books, one of a kind pieces, kids crafts and more! Sale prices range from $1 – $20. Since prices are so low, no further discounts will […]
The Valentine is again participating in the Time Travelers admission-free weekend! The Richmond Region's most renowned historic sites will offer visitors a "Passport" to time-travel on September 23 and 24. 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 […]
Johnson's Happy Pals, Courtesy of RJS Archives Richmond Jazz Society and The Valentine present VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years. 35 Virginia-based artists who made national and international contributions to the development of jazz from the early 1900s to the mid-1960s are featured in this multimedia exhibition. Free opening day celebration activities include refreshments and live jazz from […]