Events

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January 16, 2016 - April 24, 2016
10:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Exhibit: Poe's Greatest Hits Richmond VA
Poe Museum Exhibit Building First Floor Gallery
You voted for them, and here are Poe's four most popular stories brought to life in a walk-through installation where you can see what it was like walled up alive with Fortunato or under the floorboards with the old man from "The Tell-Tale Heart."
March 18, 2016 - May 22, 2016
10:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Exhibit: Poe Inspired: Work by the Students of Appomattox Regional Governor's School Richmond VA
Poe Museum
See new original artwork by the talented students of Petersburg, Virginia's Appomattox Regional Governor's School for the Arts and Technology. Under the supervision of their instructors David Bartlett, Susanne Whittier, Jason Taylor, and Patty Lyons; the students have produced both 2-D and 3-D artwork in a variety of media.
April 14, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
James River Writers/Poe Museum Literary Salon: Garden of Inspiration 2300 East Broad Street, Richmond VA
Patrick Henry Pub and Grille
Learn the wild history of the Poe Museum’s Enchanted Garden while exploring the garden concept as both metaphor and model for the creative process. Ekphrasis is an exercise in which the artist relates one medium of art to another medium, defining and describing its essence and transposing its "illuminative liveliness." Here, along with guided discussion and feedback, we’ll transpose artistic renderings of the Garden back into Poe’s own medium.

Speakers: Drew Harrigan, Four Winds Designs, and Joanna Lee, poet

About the Literary Salons
We’re bringing back the grand tradition of the literary salon, an intimate setting to meet & fraternize with local authors and artists, as they in turn guide you in your own writing practice. Whatever your genre, this is a great way to connect, to learn, and to philosophize.

Salons are organized by topic and are held on the second Thursday of every other month, February, April, June,and August. There is no cover charge for these events. We welcome writerly types of all experience levels and readers, thinkers, and artists of every sort. Be sure to bring your favorite writing implements.
April 16, 2016
12:00 PM
Garden Cleanup Richmond VA
Poe Museum
Help us get the Poe Museum's legendary Enchanted Garden cleaned up and ready for Garden Week by volunteering for this garden cleanup day. No special gardening experience is needed.
April 28, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
April Unhappy Hour: A Dream Within a Dream Richmond VA
Poe Museum
Kick off the 2016 Unhappy Hour season and celebrate the Poe Museum's 94th anniversary by attending this casual after-work concert featuring live music by The Folly, poetry readings, the opening of the new exhibit The Unknown Poes, and a cash bar. You get all this for just $5.
April 28, 2016 - June 19, 2016
10:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Exhibit: The Unknown Poes: Edgar Allan Poe's Talented Family Richmond VA
Poe Museum
Edgar wasn't the only talented member of the Poe family. His parents were actors, his brother was a poet, and his sister was an artist. Learn about these forgotten Poes and see original artifacts including a piece of artwork painted by Poe's sister Rosalie Mackenzie Poe.

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