Community Partnerships

Colonial Revival: The Historian’s Perspective On An Enduring American Architectural Aesthetic

By historicrichmondadmin / Nov 30, 2018

Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design 2501 Monument Avenue Lecture 6:00- 7:00 p.m. | Reception to follow 7:00- 8:00 p.m. Known for the dignity of symmetrical facades and accentuated front entranceways, Colonial Revival has been a popular choice for residential and public architecture since the 19th century. Join us as…

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Revitalization in Historic Neighborhoods

By historicrichmondadmin / Nov 30, 2018

Thursday, February 28, 2019 The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design 2501 Monument Avenue Lecture 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. | Reception to follow 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. A thought-provoking and relevant panel discussion focused on how historic preservation and affordable housing work hand-in-hand to “keep the neighborhood in the neighborhood.” Join us as we explore…

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Monumental Open During Bike Race

By historicrichmondadmin / Sep 18, 2015

Historic Richmond will open Monumental Church next week from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. every day during the UCI Road World Championships! Stop by the Church and enjoy a free tour! Constructed in 1814, Monumental Church is recognized as one of the earliest and best examples of Greek Revival architecture in the United States. Robert…

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Richmond Arts and Architecture Social

Richmond Arts & Architecture Social

By historicrichmondadmin / Jul 7, 2015

Come meet fellow emerging professionals that share an interest in architecture, preservation, design, and the arts. You’ll have the opportunity to discover and join new groups that share your passions. Participate in a silent auction with works created by well-known and local artists. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres. This event is hosted by the Junior Board…

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Mannheim Rocket Orchestra event

A Night with Mannheim Rocket Orchestra

By historicrichmondadmin / Dec 30, 2014

Friday, March 13, 2015  Pre-concert lecture starts at 7:30 PM Concert starts at 8:00 PM Monumental Church, 1224 E. Broad Street   The Mannheim Rocket Orchestra will be performing Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 and Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 1 on authentic period-instruments. The evening will include a special performance by The John Marshall Fife and…

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Historic Richmond Rehab Expo

By historicrichmondadmin / Dec 8, 2014

Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Paisley & Jade, 3119 W. Moore Street Sponsored by: Dominion Energy To Register: Please email [email protected]   Do you live in a historic home? Ever wonder if you would qualify for rehabilitation tax credits? What’s the benefit of keeping your original wood windows? The Historic…

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Henley Street Theatre and Richmond Shakespeare Historical Play Reading

By Rebecca Redington / Sep 25, 2014

Tuesday, January 20 at 7:00 PM Monumental Church, 1224 E. Broad Street   Historic Richmond is thrilled to partner with the Henley Street Theatre and Richmond Shakespeare for a historical play reading from The Father, or Family Feuds by Denis Diderot, and Raymond and Agness, or The Bleeding Nun by Matthew Gregory Lewis. On December…

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VCU’s 22nd Symposium on Architectural History and the Decorative Arts

By Rebecca Redington / Sep 25, 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Virginia Historical Society, 428 N. Boulevard   The Department of Art History in the School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University continues its third decade of Symposia on Architectural History and the Decorative Arts with “Traditions–VI.” The presentations, directed by Professor Charles Brownell, take place at the…

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Fire, Flour & Fork: “Queen” Molly Randolph’s Monumental Moveable Feast

By Rebecca Redington / Sep 25, 2014

  Fire, Flour & Fork is a four-day culinary event celebrating the best the Richmond region has to offer: its complex history, its rich artistic community and its established and rising culinary stars. “Queen” Molly Randolph’s Monumental Moveable Feast Sunday, November 2nd 11:30 a.m. | $65 | Monumental Church, 1224 E. Broad Street   PURCHASE…

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28th Annual Court End Christmas

By Rebecca Redington / Sep 25, 2014

Sunday, December 14, 12:00 – 5:00 pm Monumental Church, 1224 E. Broad Street   Ten historic downtown sites host a free holiday open house, featuring tours, living history and reenactments, gift shops, children’s activities, refreshments, carriage rides, music, and special guest appearances. 2014 participating sites include the Valentine and the Wickham House, the John Marshall…

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Community Partnerships & Events

By Rebecca Redington / May 23, 2014

We’re happy to support, participate in, and wholeheartedly endorse some exciting events from our friends and partners in the Richmond community.  Downtown Walking Tour with Robert Winthrop
 Saturday, October 25, 2-4 p.m. UR Downtown, 626 E. Broad Street   Join Robert Winthrop, partner at Winthrop, Jenkins, and Associates and author of Architecture in Downtown Richmond, for…

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Historic Garden Day

By colabadmin / May 23, 2014

Park Avenue in the Fan Wednesday, May 1, 2019 10:00 am to 4:30 pm Co-hosted by The Council of Historic Richmond and The Garden Clubs of Richmond. The Fan District in Richmond is the largest Victorian residential neighborhood in the country consisting of middle to late 19th and early 20th century homes. The eastern boarder…

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Downtown Walking Tour with Robert Winthrop


By colabadmin / May 23, 2014

Saturday, October 25, 2-4 p.m. UR Downtown, 626 E. Broad Street   Join Robert Winthrop, partner at Winthrop, Jenkins, and Associates and author of Architecture in Downtown Richmond, for a special downtown walking tour. From UR Downtown, housed in the former Franklin Federal and Savings Loan building, the tour will begin along Broad Street to the Central…

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