Archives: valentine

Music in the Garden sprouts up at the Valentine

During the first three Thursdays in June, the Valentine will host three live concerts in the historic garden.

Your beard could be a winner

Not to split hairs, actually very much splitting hairs, are the photos on the right beards?

Beard Wars at the Valentine

Check out these beards.

Valentine’s Community Conversation turns to Manchester

Learn more about Manchester which was an independent city until annexed to Richmond in 1910.

Community Conversations at the Valentine - Carver neighborhood

2015 Community Conversation series

The 2015 Community Conversation series at the Valentine begins on January 6, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

2014 Valentine Richmond History Center

Jackson Ward Walking Tour

How much do you know about Jackson Ward? Join the Valentine Richmond History Center on a walking tour through the neighborhood.

New exhibit features local tattoos and their stories

In 2010, The TODAY Show ranked Richmond the third most tattooed city in the country. Now, the Valentine Richmond History Center is set to premiere a new exhibit that will both showcase and catalog many of the local tattoos and artists that earned RVA that distinction.

Controversial LGBT flag will move to Valentine Richmond History Center

GayRVA reports that the LGBT flag that flew outside the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond last June will not be flown again this year. Instead, the flag will have a new home. The bank will donate the flag to the Valentine Richmond History Center next month. “We are proud that we flew the flag to […]

PHOTOS: Recreating the Elvis ‘kiss’

Back in 1956, photographer Alfre Wertheimer snapped a picture of Elvis kissing a woman backstage at the Mosque Theatre in Richmond. To celebrate Valentine’s Day and an exhibit of Wertheimer’s photos currently on display at the VMFA, here are some pictures of people recreating that iconic image.

PHOTOS: Animals of the Richmond SPCA

Valentine’s Day doesn’t mean that only humans get hugs and kisses, animals should get some loving too! Here are photos of cats and dogs at the local SPCA who are in need of a great home. A bit of warning before you proceed: your heart just might melt from all the cute.