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January 2020

Free

We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia

January 13 @ 9:00 am - December 5 @ 5:00 pm

The coming year marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution guaranteeing women’s right to vote. The story of Virginia’s suffragists and their contributions to the fight for woman suffrage is little known. “We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia” reveals how women created two statewide organizations to win the right to vote. Virginia suffragists were a remarkable group of talented and dedicated women who have largely been forgotten. They were artists and writers, business and professional…

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February 2020

Free

“Unfinished Business”

February 24 @ 9:00 am - November 21 @ 5:00 pm

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of ethnicity, age, or other factors. Unfinished Business explores the continuing struggle to provide access to the vote, the most powerful tool of the people’s voice. View on the 2nd Floor of the Library during normal business hours.

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June 2020

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 2021-22 Visual Arts Fellowship

June 1 @ 12:00 am - November 6 @ 5:00 pm

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and has awarded nearly $5.5 million to Virginia’s artists since the program’s creation 80 years ago. Awards are offered to: – Professional artists: $8000 – Full-time graduate students in the visual arts or art history: $6000 –…

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Free

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank

June 16 - October 18

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank is a fundraising platform, operating in conjunction with the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, designed to give participating charities an opportunity to solicit contributions that will be bonused by 10%. Participating charities will receive all gifts collected on their behalf, minus credit card fees, plus the additional 10% in two payments throughout the year. All bonus funds will be included in the second payout. (Maximum bonus of $10,000 per charity; $125,000 for the entire program.)…

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$8.00 – $15.00

Joshua L. Chamberlain: Scholar – Warrior Exhibit

June 18 @ 9:00 am - November 29 @ 5:00 pm

This limited time exhibit explores the life of the Civil War General and former Governor of Maine from birth to his death at age eighty-five. Artifacts, artwork and documents tell Chamberlain’s story of his formative years through his rise into today’s pop culture. The exhibit opening date of June 18 coincides with the severe wounding of Chamberlain during the Second Battle of Petersburg in 1864. This wound would be the cause of his death fifty years later in 1914 making…

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July 2020

$14

WIND, WAVES AND LIGHT: ART IN MOTION BY GEORGE SHERWOOD

July 24 - October 18

Now – Oct. 18, 2020 Wind, Waves and Light: Art in Motion by George Sherwood This unconventional exhibition features large-scale, stainless steel sculptures that move and change with the wind. View the sculptures and learn more about their connections to art, science, and nature. An artist and engineer, George Sherwood creates kinetic sculptures that evoke shimmering leaves, flocks of birds, schools of fish, and waves of light and water. American sculptor George Sherwood explores aesthetic systems of space, time, and…

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August 2020

Free

Art for the Journey’s Creative Corner

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - December 27 @ 2:00 pm

Televised weekly art event for children at home without access to internet. Airs Fridays on PBS at 1:30 pm.

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September 2020

Free

August-October Exhibitions

September 3 @ 12:00 pm - October 16 @ 4:00 pm

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts located in Manchester, announces three new exhibitions that will be installed and open to the public from September 3 to October 16, 2020. Exhibitions for August-October feature work by Cristin Millett, Lisa DeLoria Weinblatt, and a group exhibition by Artspace Artist Members. Cristin Millett’s sculpture installation, Coronal Plane, “is the culmination of Millett’s research on the anatomical theater at the University of Padua built-in 1594, the oldest surviving anatomy theater…

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Free

Recovery Art Auction

September 17 @ 4:00 pm - September 24 @ 4:00 pm

On-line art auction to support mental health services and artists. 100 works by 30 artists! See the work and register to bid at: www.biddingforgood.com/mentalhealthamofva

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$20

Nonprofit Learning: Is Your Vision Bold Enough

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

On Wednesday, September 23rd, the Community Foundation will host popular instructor Sue Kindred for a live online course on organization visioning: Is Your Vision Bold Enough to be Transformational? In this timely and actionable class, Sue will help attendees think through these issues for their organizations in light of the challenges 2020 has given: • What’s required to transform organizational thinking from playing it safe to bold and courageous • Strategies to shift the Board’s thinking from being in the…

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Free

17TH ANNUAL VOORHEES VIRTUAL LECTURE SERIES Uncharted Territory: How Maps Launched—And Nearly Sank—English Colonization of the New World

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Explorations of the Albemarle Sound region and the first English settlements of the Roanoke Islands in the 1580s are the topic of the 17th Annual Alan M. and Nathalie P. Voorhees Lecture on the History of Cartography—this year presented as a series of virtual events featuring speakers Dr. Larry Tise, journalist Andrew Lawler, and Library of Virginia senior map archivist Cassandra Britt Farrell. Please join us online for a talk by author and journalist Andrew Lawler on Uncharted Territory: How…

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$30

ANN

September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

ANN by Holland Taylor with Jacqueline Jones directed by Billy Christopher Maupin Wed Sept 16 – Sun Oct 11, 2020 Just in time for what’s probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland Taylor’s ANN. The one-woman show features Jacqueline Jones in the role of Ann Richards, who was a revolutionary figure in American politics. Holland Taylor’s script is an in-depth, humorous, and affectionate portrait of Ann Richards. The…

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Free

2020 Victory for Mental Health Facebook Live Event

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

This year our Victory for Mental Health event is VIRTUAL! In the midst of a collective mental health crisis, supportive services adapted to provide recovery resources, information and hope. • See the impact of our Warm Line and Recovery Programs • Meet our special guest, Alison Lamb, Virginia’s Commissioner for Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, • Hear from some of the artists featured in our on-line Recovery Art Auction!

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$8 – $14

FIDOS AFTER 5

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tickets for Fidos After 5 will be limited and timed tickets will be required for all guests, including members. The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA for Fidos After 5 on these special nights (only): August 13 & 27, September 10 & 24, 2020 where leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center and Conservatory, but ask…

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$90

Beyond Bags!

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

For the last 13 years, CancerLINC has held a signature silent and live auction of handbags. Past events have featured handbags from celebrities, such as actress Sarah Jessica Parker and noted designer Thaddeus Du Bois. ​

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$30

ANN

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

ANN by Holland Taylor with Jacqueline Jones directed by Billy Christopher Maupin Wed Sept 16 – Sun Oct 11, 2020 Just in time for what’s probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland Taylor’s ANN. The one-woman show features Jacqueline Jones in the role of Ann Richards, who was a revolutionary figure in American politics. Holland Taylor’s script is an in-depth, humorous, and affectionate portrait of Ann Richards. The…

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$30

ANN

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

ANN by Holland Taylor with Jacqueline Jones directed by Billy Christopher Maupin Wed Sept 16 – Sun Oct 11, 2020 Just in time for what’s probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland Taylor’s ANN. The one-woman show features Jacqueline Jones in the role of Ann Richards, who was a revolutionary figure in American politics. Holland Taylor’s script is an in-depth, humorous, and affectionate portrait of Ann Richards. The…

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$8 – $14

FRIDAYS ALFRESCO

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Date Night in the Garden Friday Nights in August and September Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28, September 4, 11, 18, 25 5-9 p.m. Plan an escape with your loved one to a garden paradise on Friday nights in August and September. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has more than 50 acres of fresh air, fragrant blooms and cool evening breezes—perfect for a special Friday night out. Exciting new dining options coming soon, please check back for updates and details! Beer, wine…

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$15.00 – $20.00

Breakthrough Car Show

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join in the fun of this automotive extravaganza. Experience the sights and sounds of elegant autos from yesteryear to the technologically advanced super cars of today at the historic Hart Farm, which is part of Pamplin Historical Park located near Petersburg, VA. The Breakthrough Car Show is open to all makes, models and years of vehicles and anyone can bring out their ride and participate in the show. The first 125 registered show vehicles receive goody bags and dash plaques.…

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Free

RESEARCH SPRINT History Unfolded: U.S. Newspapers & the Holocaust

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Volunteer to help uncover history with us! What did Virginia newspapers report about Nazi persecution during the 1930s and 1940s? In partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Virginia Holocaust Museum, the Library of Virginia offers three virtual “research sprints” into our newspaper collection. By identifying Holocaust-related articles in Virginia newspapers, we will begin to understand what the average Virginian could have known during WWII. Orientation to History Unfolded will be provided by United States Holocaust Memorial…

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$5 – $10

Cars & Corks at Maymont

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Cruise on over to Maymont for an afternoon of classic cars, tasty beverages, live music, food trucks, and tons of fun for families and auto aficionados! Stroll through a variety of cool cars on display, and revel in upbeat jazz tunes performed live.

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$5 – $10

Cars & Corks at Maymont

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Cruise on over to Maymont for an afternoon of classic cars, tasty beverages, live music, food trucks, and tons of fun for families and auto aficionados! Stroll through a variety of cool cars on display, and revel in upbeat jazz tunes performed live.

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$30

ANN

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

ANN by Holland Taylor with Jacqueline Jones directed by Billy Christopher Maupin Wed Sept 16 – Sun Oct 11, 2020 Just in time for what’s probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland Taylor’s ANN. The one-woman show features Jacqueline Jones in the role of Ann Richards, who was a revolutionary figure in American politics. Holland Taylor’s script is an in-depth, humorous, and affectionate portrait of Ann Richards. The…

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WAR IN PIECES / WORKS IN PROCESS

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

WAR IN PIECES / WORKS IN PROCESS Mon Sept 28, Tue Sept 29, Mon Oct 5, and Tue Oct 6 sign up for livestream at https://forms.gle/jbUhY8zPtRghcrdR9 ​Join dramaturg David Robbins in conversations with the four military veterans who wrote one-act plays that were to receive their world premieres as part of Firehouse’s WAR IN PIECES festival in September 2020, but had to be postponed due to the pandemic until the fall of 2021. ​The conversations will be live at Firehouse…

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Biblical Counseling Training Program

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Eight courses* of 8 sessions each. Involves lecture, outlines, and homework assignments, submitted to assigned Grader. *Advanced Discipleship must be included.

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$10

Mutts at Maymont

September 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy an exclusive night for you and your trusted canine companion(s)! Maymont invites all well-behaved, leashed dogs and their humans to walk our Pup Path during special limited hours. There will be food trucks for people and pooches, beverages and live music for an enjoyable summer evening – all to benefit Maymont. Registration required.

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Advanced Discipleship

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Advanced Discipleship series : Biblical Problem Solving, Building Relationships, and Study of Scripture for Life

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WAR IN PIECES / WORKS IN PROCESS

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

WAR IN PIECES / WORKS IN PROCESS Mon Sept 28, Tue Sept 29, Mon Oct 5, and Tue Oct 6 sign up for livestream at https://forms.gle/jbUhY8zPtRghcrdR9 ​Join dramaturg David Robbins in conversations with the four military veterans who wrote one-act plays that were to receive their world premieres as part of Firehouse’s WAR IN PIECES festival in September 2020, but had to be postponed due to the pandemic until the fall of 2021. ​The conversations will be live at Firehouse…

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$30

ANN

September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

ANN by Holland Taylor with Jacqueline Jones directed by Billy Christopher Maupin Wed Sept 16 – Sun Oct 11, 2020 Just in time for what’s probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland Taylor’s ANN. The one-woman show features Jacqueline Jones in the role of Ann Richards, who was a revolutionary figure in American politics. Holland Taylor’s script is an in-depth, humorous, and affectionate portrait of Ann Richards. The…

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October 2020

Blue Sky Fund’s Hike for Kids

October 1 - October 31

We’ve made the tough but safe decision to pivot our annual Hike For Kids event to a virtual format, because nothing will stop us from hitting the trails together [in spirit!] during the month of October! So while we’re bummed that we won’t be reuniting together on the banks of the James River, we’re excited that hikers will be able to join us from across the country on their trail of choice [hint hint – invite your friends] and we’re…

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