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Virginia Museum of History and Culture

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428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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October 2018

The Commonwealth and the Great War

October 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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Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia

October 27, 2018 - April 14, 2019
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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This unprecedented exhibition brings together original large-scale artwork created by Virginia-based artists with historical objects, books, letters, diaries, and photographs from the museum's world-class collection of nine million items representing the story of Virginia. The walls inside the Virginia Sargeant Reynolds Gallery will be transformed with fresh paint and expressive reflections on Virginia’s past. Using the mural aesthetic to blend the present with the past, the exhibit is the first of its kind for a history museum in the Commonwealth.

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November 2018

Stories at the Museum

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 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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December 2018

Stories at the Museum

December 1 @ 11:00 am
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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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Chocolate-Making Demonstrations

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2019

Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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A journey through history and discover the ways in which chocolate was prepared and enjoyed in 18th-century Virginia. Guests will have the opportunity to observe chocolate being made using reproduction cooking tools and equipment appropriate to the 18th century.

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Chocolate-Making Demonstrations

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2019

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

A journey through history and discover the ways in which chocolate was prepared and enjoyed in 18th-century Virginia. Guests will have the opportunity to observe chocolate being made using reproduction cooking tools and equipment appropriate to the 18th century.

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Created Equal Film Series

December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

Since the 1960s, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood has entertained millions of viewers, both young and old alike, with themes of equality, peace, and self-respect. Celebrate this groundbreaking show and its creator, Fred Rogers, with the screening of the film Won’t You Be My Neighbor. RSVP recommended.

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