Events

DATE EVENT VENUE
January 17, 2015 - April 19, 2015
10:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Reimagining Poe: The Poe Illustrations of Richard Corben Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Award-winning artist Richard Corben has been producing some of the most compelling and original comic book adaptations to Poe's works for over four decades. Experience some of his best original artwork in this unique retrospective exhibit.
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 18, 2015
12:00 PM
Poe Museum at Triple Crossing Brewing Triple Crossing Brewing Company
113 S. Foushee St., Richmond, VA 23220
Come out and support the Poe Museum and Triple Crossing’s newest brew, the Black Cat IPA! A portion of the day’s proceeds will go to support the Museum’s Educational Programming.

This event features:
-Food from Southern Charm BBQ Company
-Limited-Time Abigail Larson prints and artist signings
-Poetry readings by Richmond poets
-Sad poetry contest
-Poe activities, like Poe-lympics and Poe Trivia
-And, of course, the Black Cat IPA!

April 23, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
April UNhappy Hour: "Israfel" Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
The Poe Museum kicks off another season of its popular Unhappy Hour series on April 23. Join us in the Poe Museum's Enchanted Garden for live music from the Tim Harding Group, food sponsored by Casa del Barco, a cash bar, and performances. The theme for this Unhappy Hour is Poe's story "Israfel."
April 23, 2015 - June 21, 2015
10:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Painting the Enchanted Garden 2 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, artists will sketch, paint, collage, or photograph the Garden this spring for its second annual Painting the Enchanted Garden exhibit. The exhibit opens in time for the 93rd anniversary of the garden's public opening. Exhibit opening will take place on April 23 from 6-9 p.m.

If you are an artist interested in participating in the show, please contact the Poe Museum's curator Chris Semtner at [email protected] For more information, visit http://www.poemuseum.org/blog/paint-the-enchanted-garden/
April 26, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Enchanted Garden Talk and Tour with Landscape Architect Drew Harrigan Poe Museum
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA 23223
Join us at the Poe Museum for an Enchanted Gardens Talk and Tour with Drew Harrigan. Mr. Harrigan is an accomplished landscape architect, the owner of Four Winds Landscape Design, and a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Cost: $6 admission. Ask about discounts at the visitor services desk.
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, and performances. The theme for this Unhappy Hour is Poe's story "The Oblong Box." 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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