Rentals at the Museum

Rentals at the Museum


Whether you are ready to book an event or seeking more information, we're ready to help!

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The Virginia Museum of History & Culture, centrally located on N Arthur Ashe Boulevard, offers a variety of unique spaces for meetings, conferences, ceremonies, receptions, and other special events. Our events team will work with you to find the right combination of indoor or outdoor locations across the property to suit events of almost any size. Museum spaces can accommodate anywhere from 50 to 300 guests.


  • Centrally located on N Arthur Ashe Boulevard in Richmond
  • Ample parking
  • Kitchen access for approved caterers
  • Easy access from I-95 and I-64
  • Available for both day and evening events
  • Flexible set-up times
  • (Optional) Gallery access during events


Venues for Large and Small Events

  • Commonwealth Hall
  • Barbara & William B. Thalhimer, Jr. Gallery
  • Halsey Family Hall  
  • Thomas F. Farrell II Gallery
  • Vickie & Tom Snead Lobby


Venues for Meetings and Educational Events

  • Robins Family Forum (theater)
  • Harper Education Center


The Olsson Gallery at the VMHC with landscape paintings hanging on walls and dinner tables set for elegant party
Bride and groom during ceremony in landscape gallery at the VMHC

Image courtesy of Nikki Santerre Photography

Bride walking up steps at VMHC. Steps have purple graphics with white words

Image courtesy of Black White Photography

Ceremony in the Olsson Gallery. Image courtesy of Virginia Ashley Photography.

Image courtesy of Virginia Ashley Photography 

Group gathered for annual Gala
Riley Yetter, Manager of Special Events

To learn more or book your event, please contact Riley Yetter, Manager of Special Events, at 804.342.9676 or