Experience the nation’s most popular toys and their stories through three imagined living rooms that bring the decades back to life.
Grab your friends and your fave pair of kicks and join us at the Virginia Historical Society for Back to the ’80s: Concert & Exhibit Opening.
Part concert, part costume party, you don’t want to miss this chance to wear your raddest ’80s outfit and help us celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, A Material World: Photographs of the 1980s from the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
The high-energy “Kids in America” ’80s tribute band will kick off the main event at 8:30 p.m.
Wear your boldest ’80s outfit and accessories for a chance to win our “Totally ’80s Costume Contest”
Chance to win a ride around the block in a real DeLorean
A special ’80s-themed cocktail created by local mixologists Mattias Hägglund and Thomas Leggett of The Jasper
Access to all museum galleries, including complimentary admission to Toys of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s
early museum entrance and Material World exhibit viewing
house drinks and themed ’80s refreshments between 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
complimentary ticket to Toys of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s
Material World exhibit viewing
cash bar & concessions
VIP Tickets: $49 per person before October 31 or $55 after October 31
General Admission: $29 per person before October 31 or $35 after October 31
Advance tickets are on sale for VHS members through October 9. Tickets will go on sale to the public on October 10.
Pre-registration is strongly recommended. This event will likely sell out. You may register online or contact Matt Weber at email@example.com or at 804.342.9658.
All guests must be 21 years old to attend.
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