Events

DATE EVENT VENUE
January 17, 2015 - May 24, 2015
10:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Chambers of the Red Death: A Study in Light and Shadow by Nicole Pisaniello Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Artist Nicole Pisaniello interprets Poe's terror tale "The Masque of the Red Death" through an exhibit of shadow boxes.
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 22, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Richmond Strange Stories Walking Tour Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Join us for the Poe Museum’s first ever Richmond Strange Stories Walking Tour! Learn about Richmond’s strange and storied past during a family-friendly walking tour around historic Shockoe Bottom and Church Hill.
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!
May 28, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
May UNhappy Hour: "The Oblong Box" Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Join us in the Poe Museum's Enchanted Garden for live music from Teejay Johnson, a cash bar, food, performances, and the opening of "The Oblong Box" exhibit. Cost: $5
May 29, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Richmond Strange Stories Walking Tour Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Learn about Richmond’s strange and storied past during a family-friendly walking tour around historic Shockoe Bottom and Church Hill.
June 5, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Richmond Strange Stories Walking Tour Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Learn about Richmond’s strange and storied past during a family-friendly walking tour around historic Shockoe Bottom and Church Hill.
June 12, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Richmond Strange Stories Walking Tour Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Learn about Richmond’s strange and storied past during a family-friendly walking tour around historic Shockoe Bottom and Church Hill.
June 19, 2015
5:30 PM
Richmond Strange Stories Walking Tour Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Learn about Richmond’s strange and storied past during a family-friendly walking tour around historic Shockoe Bottom and Church Hill.
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 Fool's Errand, a cash bar, food, and performances. The theme for this Unhappy Hour is Poe's story "Hop-Frog." Cost: $5
June 26, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Richmond Strange Stories Walking Tour Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Learn about Richmond’s strange and storied past during a family-friendly walking tour around historic Shockoe Bottom and Church Hill.
July 23, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
July UNhappy Hour: "The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether" 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, 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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