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May 2017
Free

Operation: Comforts from Home

May 1 - May 31
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Take Notice

In the more than 235 years since the United States declared its independence from Great Britain war has been a part of life that every generation endures.  Whether the war is taking place at home or half the world away there are those who give up the comforts of home to fight for a cause greater than themselves.  Operation: Comforts from Home honors those who fought for liberty and supports those who continue to fight for liberty.  Visitors who bring a new,…

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June 2017
Free

Jammin’ on the James

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Join us this summer for free concerts on the grounds of Wilton.  Bring a picnic dinner and your favorite lawn chair for family-friendly music on our scenic terrace overlooking the James River.  Enjoy complimentary evening tours of Wilton as well as face-painting, games, and crafts for kids. Our first concert of the Series features a Richmond native - Lara Ruggles   Free admission.  All concerts are rain or shine.  Donations appreciated.  

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$15

Preservation Conversation- Stratford Hall

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Join us this summer for coffee with the preservation and curatorial experts from historic sites featured in our exhibition Vivid View: The Art and Science of Paint Analysis and discover their latest restoration initiatives. Illustrated talks explore the physical evidence and review the curatorial process followed by a panel conversation with those in attendance. Optional exhibition tours follow. Phil Mark, Director of Preservation & Gretchen Pendleton, Curator Enjoy a first look at the on-going restoration of Stratford Hall’s Dining Room…

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$5

Family Day- Room Boxes

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Activity: Design your own room School’s out for the summer, but there is still a place the young student in your home can learn and have a good time. Bring the family by for a tour of the historic house, geared for elementary and middle school aged children, followed by a special activity related to Wilton's current exhibition, VIVID VIEW: The Art and Science of Paint Analysis. Create your own miniature room. Explore the historic house to find inspiration for your own miniature…

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July 2017
Free

Jammin’ on the James

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Jammin on the James

Join us this summer for free concerts on the grounds of Wilton. Bring a picnic dinner and your favorite lawn chair for family-friendly music on our scenic terrace overlooking the James River. Enjoy complimentary evening tours of Wilton as well as face-painting, games, and crafts for kids. Free admission. All concerts are rain or shine. Donations appreciated.  

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$5

Family Day- Paint It Up

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Room with a view

Activity: Still life painting School’s out for the summer, but there is still a place the young student in your home can learn and have a good time. Bring the family by for a tour of the historic house, geared for elementary and middle school aged children, followed by a special activity related to Wilton's current exhibition, VIVID VIEW: The Art and Science of Paint Analysis.  After taking a special tour of Wilton's current exhibition and learning about the importance of paint…

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$15

Preservation Conversation- Montpelier

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Montpelier

Join us this summer for coffee with the preservation and curatorial experts from historic sites featured in our exhibition Vivid View: The Art and Science of Paint Analysis and discover their latest restoration initiatives. Illustrated talks explore the physical evidence and review the curatorial process followed by a panel conversation with those in attendance. Optional exhibition tours follow. Jennifer Glass, Director of Historic Preservation & Teresa Teixeira, Curator of Collections Immersive exploration of the transformative restoration of James and Dolley…

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August 2017
Free

Jammin’ on the James

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Jammin on the James

Join us this summer for free concerts on the grounds of Wilton.  Bring a picnic dinner and your favorite lawn chair for family-friendly music on our scenic terrace overlooking the James River.  Enjoy complimentary evening tours of Wilton as well as face-painting, games, and crafts for kids. Free admission.  All concerts are rain or shine.  Donations appreciated.   

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$5

Family Day- Color Creator

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Color Splash

Activity: Make your own paint School’s out for the summer, but there is still a place the young student in your home can learn and have a good time. Bring the family by for a tour of the historic house, geared for elementary and middle school aged children, followed by a special activity related to Wilton's current exhibition, VIVID VIEW: The Art and Science of Paint Analysis. Paint doesn't make itself. Create some color of your own by extracting pigments from other resources…

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$15

Preservation Conversation- Monticello

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Monticello

Join us this summer for coffee with the preservation and curatorial experts from historic sites featured in our exhibition VIVID VIEW: The Art and Science of Paint Analysis and discover their latest restoration initiatives. Illustrated talks explore the physical evidence and review the curatorial process followed by a panel conversation with those in attendance. Optional exhibition tours follow. Gardiner Hallock, Director of Restoration & Diane Ehrenpreis, Associate Curator Discover the evidence and reasoning behind the most recent interior restoration efforts…

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