Following Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), the Valentine will host a follow-up exhibition entitled Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion. The Storefront for Community Design and the mObstudiO at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Artsare inviting teams of planners, architects, designers, artists and individuals to participate in a national design competition to conceptually re-imagine Monument Avenue and contribute to this important dialogue about race, memory, the urban landscape and public art. An exhibition of competition entries will open at the Valentine on February 14, 2019.

Past dates

Download schedule


  • Starting Thursday, February 14th, 2019, repeated every day until Sunday, December 01, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


The Valentine

1015 E Clay St
Richmond, VA 23220


The Valentine

The Valentine collects, preserves and interprets Richmond's history through exhibitions, programs, tours, special events and stewardship of the 1812 Wickham House and the Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio.