Events

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April 23, 2015 - June 21, 2015
10:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Painting the Enchanted Garden II Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
In honor of the Garden Club of Virginia's ongoing restoration of the Poe Museum's legendary Enchanted Garden, the Museum hosted artists interested in interpreting the garden through a sketch, painting, or photography from March 15 through April 19 for its second annual Painting the Enchanted Garden exhibit. The exhibit opens in time for the 93rd anniversary of the garden's public opening.

Painting the Garden II debuted at our first Unhappy Hour of the season, on Thursday, April 23, from 6-9 p.m., and will run through June 21. For more information, visit http://www.poemuseum.org/blog/art-celebrates-poes-love-of-gardens/
May 28, 2015 - July 19, 2015
10:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Exhibit: "The Oblong Box" Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Put your sleuthing skills to the test as you learn about one of Poe’s lesser known mysteries!
June 12, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Richmond's Strange Stories Walking Tour Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
This tour will highlight unusual and little-heard stories of Richmond's past, focusing on strange stories from the James River and Shockoe Bottom. Not suitable for children under 8.

Tours depart from the Poe Museum. Preregistration is REQUIRED. Call Richmond Discoveries at (804) 222-8595 OR the Poe Museum at (804) 648-5523, or register in person at the Poe Museum.
June 21, 2015 - June 27, 2015
08:00 AM - 20:00 PM
Edgar Allan Poe Young Writers' Conference 1914 East Main Street Richmond VA
Poe Museum
If you are or know a high school student who loves writing, this week-long residential writing conference is for you. Students will learn from professional editors, novelists, journalists, poets and more while visiting some of the sites that inspired Poe's works. Visit http://www.poemuseum.org/students-writers-conference.php for more information.
June 25, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
June UNhappy Hour: Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Join us in the Poe Museum's Enchanted Garden for live music by The Embalmers, a cash bar, food sponsored by Southern Kitchen, and the famous Poe Booth. The theme for this Unhappy Hour is Poe's story "Hop-Frog." Cost: $5
June 26, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Richmond's Strange Stories Walking Tour Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
This tour will highlight unusual and little-heard stories of Richmond's past, focusing on strange stories from Church Hill. Not suitable for children under 8.

Tours depart from the Poe Museum. Preregistration is REQUIRED. Call Richmond Discoveries at (804) 222-8595 OR the Poe Museum at (804) 648-5523, or register in person at the Poe Museum.
July 23, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
July UNhappy Hour: Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Join us in the Poe Museum's Enchanted Garden for live music by Fools Errand, a cash bar, food, and performances. The theme for this Unhappy Hour is Poe's story "The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether." Cost: $5
August 27, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
August UNhappy Hour: "Premature Burial" Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Join us in the Poe Museum's Enchanted Garden for live music by Maroon Corey, a cash bar, food, performances, and grave-robbing prevention demonstration! The theme for this Unhappy Hour is Poe's story "Premature Burial." Cost: $5
September 24, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
September UNhappy Hour: "The Gold Bug" Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Join us in the Poe Museum's Enchanted Garden for live music by the Chris Vasi Trio, a cash bar, food, and performances. The theme for this Unhappy Hour is Poe's story "The Gold-Bug." Cost: $5
October 22, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
October UNhappy Hour: "The Cask of Amontillado" Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Join us in the Poe Museum's Enchanted Garden for the final Unhappy Hour of the year. This is also the spookiest one of the season and will feature live music by Connor Wood, a cash bar, food, and performances. Halloween costumes are encouraged, although not required! The theme for this Unhappy Hour is Poe's story "The Cask of Amontillado." Cost: $5

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