Calendar of Events

Intersecting History Museum Crawl
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 10:00am
If we truly are to be One Richmond, we must continue to create space for more than just one narrative of our history. We welcome your presence at the Museum Crawl on December 14th from 10 am–4 pm as we work together to build an...
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 6:30pm
Capital Ale House | 623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
The Underwood Convention made up of 104 delegates (including 24 African-American men) met from December 1867 to April 1868 to craft a new constitution for Virginia.  Uncover just how much they shaped the state’s future. Speaker: Mark...
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 6:00pm
Historic Tredegar
Presidential elections can polarize the electorate, especially when the candidates offer drastically different visions for the future.  What can we learn from elections of the Civil War Era? Featuring: Mathew Pinsker, D.Phil, Dickinson...
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 1:00pm
Historic Tredegar
Uncover the amazing true story of five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South—and their daring attempt to escape and bring their captors to justice.
History Happy Hour RVA: Enough to Vote
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 6:30pm
Bottoms Up Pizza | 1700 Dock Street, Richmond, VA 23223
The war to end slavery was won with the passage of the 13th Amendment, but the struggle for suffrage raged on. Voting rights, political power, and “simply justice” were joined to produce the Last Act of Reconstruction. Speaker: Joseph...
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 1:00pm
Historic Tredegar
Discover the storyof the Radical Republicans―the champions of abolition who helpedfound a new political party and insisted that it and nation live up to ademanding ideal of racial justice.

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