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428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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May 2017
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Toys of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s

May 1 - September 5
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. Experience the toys and their stories through three imagined living rooms that bring the decades back to life. ($, Free for members)  

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June 2017
Free

Stories at the Museum 

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Educator-led reading of a history-themed picture book and a craft.  

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Deep Run

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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An intimate study of young outsiders in an insular Christian community, Deep Run explores the intersection of modern identity and faith in the American South. The 2017 Created Equal Film Series is presented by the Bon Secours Health Care Foundation.

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Stories at the Museum

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Educator-led reading of a history-themed picture book and a craft.

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July 2017
Free

Here’s To Flint

July 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Based on the work of ACLU of Michigan investigative reporter Curt Guyette, this an exhaustive probe into how the city was left exposed to lead-tainted drinking water for nearly two years. The 2017 Created Equal Film Series is presented by the Bon Secours Health Care Foundation.

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Behind the Scenes Tour: Away I’m Bound Away

July 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Originally the most populous and politically powerful state in the new nation, Virginia saw its fortunes decline in the early nineteenth century. Using letters, maps, and other primary sources, this program will look at the people who carried Virginia’s culture west looking for land, gold, and new opportunities.

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September 2017
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Behind the Scenes Tour: Picturing the Twentieth Century

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Movies, photography, and new printing methods recorded the sweeping changes that occurred as people moved from the countryside to cities and as the Industrial Revolution came to dominate the new rhythms of life. Explore themes of urbanization, social change, and politics represented through media.

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October 2017
Free

Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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The documentary serves as a reminder that each of us has the ability to bring about powerful social change by exercising our right to participate in our democracy. Commentary provided by the Reverend Grady Powell. The 2017 Created Equal Film Series is presented by the Bon Secours Health Care Foundation.  

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November 2017
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Behind the Scenes Tour: Virginia and the Sea: A Naval History

November 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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This program will explore Virginia’s martial maritime past, examining naval clashes like the battle of the Chesapeake and the battle of Hampton Roads as well as the transformation of Norfolk into the world’s largest Navy base during the twentieth century.

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