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July 2019

Running of the Goats

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Free

Do you love beautiful river views? Do you love goats? We do too! The herds of Goat Busters will be joining us once again July 19th to help us maintain our green landscape and you're invited! City Goat (all grown up) will be here to say hello and free first-floor tours of Wilton House Museum will be available. Come help us welcome back the herd this year! This event is free and open to the public. 

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Wilton Makers: Black Creek Workshop

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$15

Wilton House Museum debuts Wilton Makers in the Summer of 2019, a new line of programming that connects audiences with traditional trades and crafts from the 18th and 19th centuries. Join us for a coffee and a morning chat with a local artisan while they demonstrate and explain their trade, and how it’s kept alive today. July’s Wilton Makers features Black Creek Workshop. Black Creek Workshop is a collaboration of husband and wife team, Ben and Maeve Bristow. Our firm…

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August 2019

Jammin’ on the James

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Free

Join us this summer for a free concert series 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 before the concert as well as face-painting, and games.   The Lastones grace Wilton's terraces for our August concert. The unique vocal harmonies between Jeremy Lasley and Jenifer Squatrito, the tight groove between Jeremy’s drumming and bassist John Lasley (Jeremy’s…

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Wilton Makers: Michael D. Bartolotta

August 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$15

Wilton House Museum debuts Wilton Makers in the Summer of 2019, a new line of programming that connects audiences with traditional trades and crafts from the 18th and 19th centuries. Join us for a coffee and a morning chat with a local artisan while they demonstrate and explain their trade, and how it’s kept alive today. August’s Wilton Makers features Michael D. Bartolotta. Michael is an award winning designer and photographer who focuses on creating unique wet plate collodion tintypes…

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September 2019

Thomas Jefferson: Architectural Politician

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

Join us for our annual lecture series. September will feature Dr. Craig Reynolds, Curator, Virginia State Capitol. There's little doubt that Thomas Jefferson devoted his life to building the nation and propagating a lasting American identity. Through patronage of the arts and architecture, Jefferson hoped to establish new American models and cultivate artistic taste among his fellow citizens. Yet, little attention has been given to Jefferson's use of diplomatic privilege, political authority, and even his bully pulpit in instituting dramatic…

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Cheers for Charity! At Strangeways Brewing

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strangeways Brewing, 2277 Dabney Road
Richmond, VA United States
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Free

Come say hello to Wilton House Museum at Strangeways Brewing on September 18th! From 6 pm to 8 pm, Strangeways will donate 10% of sales to Wilton. Strangeways is located at 2277 Dabney Road, Richmond, VA 23230. Come enjoy a brew for a good cause!

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October 2019

A Wilton House Museum Symposium: The Colonial Revival Revisited

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$85

Join Wilton House Museum on Saturday, October 2019 for a day long symposium. Scholars from across the country will gather to explore expressions of the Colonial Revival in the early twentieth-century South, in city planning, architecture, interiors, and furniture. Featuring keynote speaker Tom Savage , Director of External Affairs, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. Check-in begins at 9 am. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.

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November 2019

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

November 12 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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