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Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard, Richmond

Inspired by the archive of Richmond native Louis Draper, VMFA has organized an unprecedented exhibition that chronicles the first twenty years of the Kamoinge Workshop, a group of African American photographers he helped to found in 1963.

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The 9/11 Heroes Run 5k

Around Richmond

For runners, ruckers, and walkers of all levels and of all ages. This is an annual event which, due to COVID, will primarily take place virtually all over the world, on or near September 11th. It is the perfect opportunity…

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Agents of Change

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond

Celebrating a century of women’s social and political activism in the Commonwealth. Highlighting the efforts and impact of a selection of female change-makers these women brought about positive change in their communities, the Commonwealth, and the nation.

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A Landscape Saved

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond

Shows the efforts in preservation and horticulture made by the Garden Club of Virginia during its 100-year history. Its members have encouraged appreciation of the landscape, advanced its horticulture, and championed the preservation of the land.

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#BallotBattle: Richmond’s Social Struggle for Suffrage

The Valentine 1015 East Clay Street, Richmond

Profiles five Richmond viewpoints and the racial and generational tensions that each exposed. Between 1909 and 1920, both pro-suffrage and anti-suffrage advocates battled tenaciously, using all the platforms available to persuade both the legislature and the general public.

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2020 Richmond Heart Walk

Virtual

They have re-imagined the campaign to bring you more resources, entertainment, challenges, and activities to promote healthy living and raising those heartbeats. Register now at RichmondVAHeartWalk.org

Free

Giant Insects

Science Museum of Virginia 2500 W Broad St, Richmond

Examine insects up close in this touring exhibition that features gigantic, robotic insects ranging from 40 to 120 times larger than life size. Guests will explore entomology as they operate animatronic heads to learn how insects eat, observe live insects…

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Genworth Free Community Day

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Genworth are pleased to announce Genworth Free Community Day at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Labor Day. All visitors to the Garden receive free admission 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including admission to Butterflies LIVE.

Free

Story Time at Home

Virtual

Daily story times with fun books, sing-a-long songs, and creative craft and activity ideas. Story times are posted on their website and their YouTube channel at 10:00 a.m., and their Facebook page at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 8 - Friday,…

Free

3 in 30: Confluence of Cultures: Egypt, Greece, and Rome

Virtual

Join Courtney Morano, as she explores the influence Egyptian art and culture had on Greece and Rome. How did religious practices adapt and change during hundreds of years of close contact between these three great civilizations? How did traditions fuse…

Free
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