Archives: museums

Virginia Historical Society seeks gently used books for upcoming book sale

The museum seeks used hardcover and softcover books, both fiction and nonfiction, for its sale.

Virginia Historical Society’s mead recipe to be recreated by Black Heath Meadery

Thirty gallons of mead will be made using a found recipe from 1802 and can be sampled at a tasting event September 8th.

Virginia Historical Society announces 2015 program lineup

The museum is going strong with a variety of programs and lectures in 2015, despite major renovations.

Raising Richmond: All aboard the membership!

Is it time to renew your membership to a local museum, or are you thinking about getting one to liven up some dreary winter afternoons? Read this rundown to see if any of the big ones are right for you.

Raising Richmond: VMFA the hard way

An art museum is almost the opposite of a children’s museum: there’s no touching, no talking, and nothing to ride. That doesn’t mean it can’t be kid-friendly.

The Forbidden City comes to River City

Forbidden City is part of a groundbreaking exchange between the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Palace Museum in Beijing.

Day #008: Embrace non-Civil War History

Interesting history happened in Richmond outside of the years 1861-1865, and it’s time to give that history a home

Raising Richmond: Dinosaurs and drive time

When I heard that the National Museum of Natural History is closing the fossil hall for renovations for five years starting April 27th, I knew we had to take our daughter for a visit.

Civil War & Emancipation Day brings free museum admissions

It’s time to cram years of Civil War history into a single day.

Smithsonian offers free tickets to RVA museums this Saturday

Over 150 museums will accept free admission this Saturday, including nine museums right here in Richmond.