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November 2019

Palladian Rigor and Cavalier Materials; The Building of Carter’s Grove

November 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Join us for our annual lecture series. November will feature Ralph Harvard, in Partnership with the Antiquarian Society. Palladian Rigor and Cavalier Materials; The Building of Carter's Grove. A history of one of the most architecturally significant residences of the colonial period. This lecture is FREE in partnership with the Antiquarian Society. Registration required.

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December 2019

Virginians Will Dance or Die

December 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

oin us for our annual lecture series. December will feature Joshua LeHuray, Adjunct Professor of History. Music was everywhere in pre-Revolutionary Williamsburg, from the public musical events enjoyed by the masses to the lavish private concerts and dances of the elite classes. Drawing on contemporary newspaper accounts, this lecture will explore how some eighteenth-century Williamsburg citizens experienced the growing musical world around them. Joshua LeHuray is the author of Virginians Will Dance or Die! The Importance of Music in Pre-Revolutionary…

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Candlelight Tour

December 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$10

Join us for a candle light tour of Wilton House Museum. See Wilton is a new light during an after hours tour of the historic house. This one hour guided tour experience will take you through eight chambers of the Randolph family house and nearly 100 years of history. Space is limited - reserve your spot today! Candlelight Tours of Wilton House Museum last approximately 1 hour and includes several staircases.   Tickets available through Eventbrite.  var exampleCallback = function()…

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Candlelight Tour

December 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$10

See Wilton is a new light during an after hours tour of the historic house. This one hour guided tour experience will take you through eight chambers of the Randolph family house and nearly 100 years of history. Space is limited - reserve your spot today! Candlelight Tours of Wilton House Museum last approximately 1 hour and includes several staircases.   Tickets available through Eventbrite. 

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Candlelight Tour

December 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$10

Join us for a candle light tour of Wilton House Museum. See Wilton is a new light during an after hours tour of the historic house. This one hour guided tour experience will take you through eight chambers of the Randolph family house and nearly 100 years of history. Space is limited - reserve your spot today! Candlelight Tours of Wilton House Museum last approximately 1 hour and includes several staircases. Tickets available through Eventbrite. 

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January 2020

To Arms! Armorial Ceramics in Virginia

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

Join us for our annual lecture series. January will feature Ron Fuchs, Curator of The Reeves Collection. Decorating your ceramics and other possessions with a coat of arms was a way of displaying your identity, your status, and your affiliations. This talk will explore how Virginians used coats of arms on ceramics to show all of those things from 1607 into the 20th century. This lecture is sponsored in part by the Louise B. Cochrane Foundation. Tickets for this event…

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February 2020

Exploring the Montpelier South Yard: Archaeology, Slavery, and Public Engagement

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

Join us for our annual lecture series. February will feature Terry Brock, Assistant Director of Archaeology, James Madison's Montpelier. Exploring the Montpelier South Yard: Archaeology, Slavery, and Public Engagement at James Madison's Montpelier. Archaeology is one of the critical tools used to understand the lives of enslaved African Americans in Virginia. This talk will discuss how the intersection of archaeology and descendant community engagement were used to understand the past and present at James Madison’s Montpelier. Assistant Director of Archaeology…

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March 2020

Time Travelers Weekend

March 14 @ 10:00 am - March 15 @ 4:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Free

On the recommendations of City of Richmond to suspend large events within the city to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Wilton House Museum has joined with our collaboration organizations to cancel the Time Travelers Weekend this Saturday, March 14th, and Sunday, March 15th. While we regret the cancellation of this biannual event so close to the planned dates and to disappoint residents who were planning on participating, our primarily concern continues to be the health, safety and well-being of our…

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Interpreting the Evidence: Recreating George and Martha Washington’s Front Parlor

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$10

In an abundance of caution and following the City of Richmond recommendations, Wilton House Museum will be postponing our Thursday, March 19th lecture featuring Adam Erby.  This event has been rescheduled to Thursday, June 18th, at 6:00 p.m.  We regret any inconvenience, but our priority remains the health and safety of our guests, staff, and volunteers.  Please indicate if you would like to retain your ticket for our June 18th date, or if you would like to have it applied…

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October 2020

Baroque Furniture of the Lower James River Region 1690 – 1750

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$10

Join us for our annual lecture series. Our final lecture of the season will feature Sumpter Priddy, Southern Furniture Scholar.  Norfolk was the greatest metropolis in Colonial Virginia and the eight largest city in Colonial America. The city’s vibrant economy supported a significant network of joiners and cabinetmakers creating furniture and interiors with a distinct regional aesthetic across the region of the lower James River. This lecture is sponsored in part by the  Louise B. Cochrane Foundation. Buy Tickets Buy…

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