Archive for “Virginia Historical Society”
Sophisticates and Wild Men: Richmond’s Architects at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, a class at the Virginia Historical Society, will be held on November 15 and 29, and December 6, 2012 from 5:30–7PM.
The Virginia Historical Society (located at 428 N. Boulevard) invites kids and their parents to explore the history of the Commonwealth (and the country) this August in the comfort of their air-conditioned galleries. Beginning Tuesday, August 3, and continuing until Tuesday, August 31, the VHS is offering the opportunity for families to participate in interactive […]
The Virginia Historical Society debuts a new exhibit on Saturday, June 12th, called Bizarre Bits: Oddities from the Collection. It showcases more than forty of the most unusual objects and materials in the vast VHS holdings. From the press release: “The only common tie between the items featured in this exhibition is that they are […]
Richmond’s Old West End: From Belvidere Street to the Belt Line By Robert P. Winthrop May 13 and 20, 2010 5:30–7:00 pm This class will discuss the architecture and history of The Fan District, the West of the Boulevard area, and Monument Avenue. These neighborhoods were “modern” street-car related residential areas created to house Richmond’s […]