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Mummy: Secrets of The Tomb is now on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts through March 11, 2012.  A 7000-square-foot exhibition of more than 100 Ancient Artifacts from The British Museum including a 3-D film exploring the life, mummification and afterlife of an Egyptian Priest. For more details call 804-340-1400 or visit www.vmfa.museum.

  Father & Son Artists, Jerome & Jeromyah Jones, celebrate “The Art of Father & Son As One” their new exhibition at the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia now through January 21, 2012. See their art on line www.blackhistorymuseum.org or call 804-780-9093. The museum is located at 00 Clay Street, Richmond.

It’s what the Astronauts wore in Space and now you can see “Spacesuits” in a new exhibit at the Science Museum of Virignia. “Suited for Space” is at the Museum through December 31. Get details at www.smv.org or call 804-864-1400.

Arnold Schwarzenegger is the pride of Austria! On Friday, the bodybuilder, movie star, and former governor of California returned to Austria to inaugurate a museum dedicated to him and unveiled a bronze statue of himself flexing. The museum, located in the two-story Thal village house where Schwarzenegger was born, features several life-size Terminator models and […]

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia invites you to a Black and White Affair, Friday, October 14, 6-9pm. Come dressed in your best black & white outfits as the Museum opens two new exhibitions, Louis Hansel Draper: The Way I See It and Darrick Claiborne: Biblical Proportions. Tickets are $25 for Members and […]

Take the little ones to the Children’s Museum of Richmond Saturday, August 20th for Moonbounce Mania. There will be moonbounces all over the museum for your kids to bounce themselves silly. The Museum is located at 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, get details at www.c-mor.org or call 804-474-7000.

WASHINGTON DC — With this year marking the 150 anniversary of the American Civil War, a new, fully-renovated African-American Civil War Museum is set to open its door on July 18 in Washignton DC. The museum now  houses  5,ooo square feet of exhibits that commemorates the sacrifice of African-American soldiers in the war, compared to […]

Dynasty & Divinity Life Art in Ancient Nigeria, preview in the new African Gallery at the Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts. There is a farewell FREE World Party Friday May 20 & a PAID Jazz Brunch Sunday, May 22, featuring Desiree Roots & Glenroy  & Company. For details call 804-340-1405 or www.vmfa.museum.Courtesy Virginia Museum of […]

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is the only venue on the East Coast to house Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musee National Picasso, Paris. 176 works from Picasso’s personal collection is on display at the VMFA February 19 through May 12, 2011.  For details on this monumental exhibition call 804-340-1400 or http://www.vmfa.museum.

“Pearls of Wisdom” is the newest exhibition to open at the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia. It opens with a reception on February 4, from 6 to 8:30pm and will be on view through July 1, 2011. Call 804-780-9093 or visit www.blackhistorymuseum.org.

Children all over Central Virginia will be stooping to tell Legendary Santa if they’ve been naughty or nice. Santa’s home until Christmas is at The Children’s Museum of Richmond. Call Santa’s hotline for hours 804-474-7009. www.c-mor.org

The Virginia Museum of Fine Art has something for everyone, from African American Art, Jazz Cafe on Thursdays to Friday Films, you’ll find it at the VMFA and it’s free. Jazz Cafe Thursday, July 29, 6-9pm features, Quatro NA Bossa. Fore more information log onto www.vmfa.state.va.us.