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Virginia Museum of History and Culture

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428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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September 2018

The Commonwealth and the Great War

September 1 - November 18
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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$

In 1917, Virginia-born President Woodrow Wilson brought the nation into war against the German, Austrian, and Ottoman empires. This tells the stories of individual Virginians who carried the state’s proud military tradition to the battlefront during World War I. 100,000 of them served; 3,700 died. Many more were injured.

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October 2018

Homeschool Open House

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

Meet and mingle with other homeschoolers from across Virginia! Participate in activities for all ages, including guided workshops and gallery walks, as well as self-guided crafts, games, and scavenger hunts. Registration is required.

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Make Your Mark: Paint Night at the VMHC

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Gather in the gallery for this exclusive opportunity to make your mark on their ground-breaking exhibition, "Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia." Add your creative flair to the interactive art space that will accompany the exhibition; help decorate tables where exhibition visitors will create their own object-inspired artwork and practice techniques of mural artists past and present. Sip wine, socialize with other art enthusiasts, and get an after-hours sneak peek at the exhibition. Limited tickets; only 12…

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Live Mural Painting in the Gallery

October 6 @ 10:00 am - October 7 @ 4:00 pm
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Museum guests can watch some of the region’s most talented artists as they paint murals inspired by objects from our collections. Live painting begins on September 10 and occurs every weekend from September 15 through October 7, with some artists also painting throughout the week. Live painting in October coincides with artoberVA, an annual celebration of arts and culture in Richmond and the Tri-Cities area of Virginia.

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Stories at the Museum

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 22, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 11:00am

Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Enjoy a group reading of a history-themed book and a craft activity.

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Stories at the Museum

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 22, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 11:00am

Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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$

Enjoy a group reading of a history-themed book and a craft activity.

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Stories at the Museum

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 22, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 11:00am

Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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$

Enjoy a group reading of a history-themed book and a craft activity.

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Stories at the Museum

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 20, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 22, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 11:00am

Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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$

Enjoy a group reading of a history-themed book and a craft activity.

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Stories at the Museum

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 20, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 22, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 1, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 11:00am

Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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$

Enjoy a group reading of a history-themed book and a craft activity.

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Becoming Citizens: U.S. Citizenship Preparation Classes

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

In this 7-session course, museum staff will prepare students to successfully complete the U.S. citizenship test. Like other citizenship courses, students will learn the civics and history lessons to pass the citizenship examination. Unlike other citizenship classes, this course offers students opportunities to personally interact with original historical objects, maps, books, and documents and engage with experts in the history of this state and nation. This course offers expert instruction as well as a unique experience as you prepare yourself…

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Fall Book Sale

October 11 - October 14
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

They will have thousands of gently-used hardcover, softcover, fiction, and nonfiction titles just waiting for you to peruse. All books are in good condition and many have a historical connection. Benefits the museum's educational initiatives. Visit the museum shop 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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