"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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  • Saturday, April 29
    4:00pm6:00pm
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    Free-$45
Featured Promotion

Experience the nation’s most popular toys and their stories through three imagined living rooms that bring the decades back to life.

Toys of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s
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Halsey Family Lecture Hall

Venues for large and small events on the Boulevard in Richmond

Spacious, multi-purpose room that can be set up many different ways. Ideal for an elegant seated dinner, a meeting, or a large reception, with photography displays from the VHS collection on the warm butter-colored walls. Features a raised stage that can accommodate a lectern or small musical group, a large drop down screen (120 inches X 160 inches), multiple microphones, unsecured WiFi and sound booth.

Amenities

  • Reception-style seating: 300
  • Theater-style seating: 200
  • Banquet-style seating: 150
  • Direct kitchen access for caterers
  • Adjacent to the Cabell Gallery (useful for pre-event receptions prior to entering the lecture hall), the Bluford Classroom, the Robins Family Forum, and the Gateway to History