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The Story of Virginia

SOLD OUT! Fresh Paint Opening Cocktail Reception with Artist Conversations

Friday, October 26, 6:00pm8:00pm
Members $22.00 (Join today) Nonmembers $28.00
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Virginia Museum of History & Culture
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**Thank you for your interest in this event. Tickets are sold out, but please join us for our Fresh Paint Exhibition Opening Day on Saturday, October 27. Please check our Events Calendar for information about other upcoming programs and events.**

Join us for a special reception in celebration of the opening of Fresh Paint!

Take in ten unique, large-scale murals inspired by objects from our nine-million-item collection, meet the artists, and hear about their inspiration and the creative process behind each mural. Enjoy signature cocktails, beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres; music by a local DJ; and after-hours access to the galleries. 

Pick up a signed copy of The Story of Virginia: Highlights from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, a hot-off-the-press publication and the one that inspired Fresh Paint. The authors will be on-hand to talk more about their work. 

Tickets are limited for this intimate kickoff party, so get yours today!

Event opens 6:00 pm. Join artists in the gallery for a ceremonial signing to officially open the exhibit at 6:20 pm, followed by a moderated conversation with the artists in the Olsson Gallery at 7:00 pm.  

In the museum shop

This book by Jamie O. Bosket and William M. S. Rasmussen tells the history of Virginia through more than 400 objects from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture.
$39.95 (10% Member Discount available)
The Story of Virginia book

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