From the Poe Museum. The Poe Museum in Richmond’s annual Poe Birthday Bash has been getting bigger and better every year, attracting visitors from around the globe; but this year’s celebration promises to be bigger than ever because it will be celebrating the birthdays of both Edgar Allan Poe and his horror classic “The Tell-Tale [...]
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The Poe Museum should totally sell these. Unfortunately they are from a contest in 2007 to create historical figures out of Lego mini-figs. Booklicious pulled out all the literary ones. Check out all the other entries by heading to this Flickr set.
A new Poe collection, Poe Revealed: New Discoveries in Poe Research, opens Saturday at the Poe Museum: Be among the first to see this collection of over 70 little known portraits of Edgar Allan Poe and his family as you have never seen them before. It might change the way you look at Edgar Poe. [...]
Come out next Saturday, January 15, for an all-day Poe Birthday Party at the Poe Museum: Visit the Poe Museum for a day of fun and activities to celebrate Poe’s birthday. See performances by the world’s largest and the world’s smallest Edgar Allan Poes. Be among the first to see the new exhibit “Poe Revealed” [...]
The Grand Illumination 2010 at the James Center has been set for December 3: The 26th Annual Grand Illumination of James Center kicks off the evening at 6PM when Santa and Lite 98 give the countdown to light the downtown office buildings and the James Center Tree & Reindeer! Experience the magic of the season [...]
Come out Thursday from 6-9PM for the October Unhappy Hour at the Poe Museum: Nobody does Halloween like the Poe Museum. This month’s Unhappy Hour theme is “The Fall of the House of Usher.” Join us for live music by Naughty Dynamic and the Design, games, and activities. Wear costumes. Get your picture taken as [...]
Bring the kids out for fun at the Poe’s Pumpkin Patch on October 17 2-5PM: Our annual Poe’s Pumpkin Patch is back this year and just for the littlest of Poe fans. Come out and participate in fun activities such as mummy wrapping, battling a Black Cat Piñata, solve a scavenger hunt and decorate your [...]
Come on out Thursday October 7, from 6-9PM for the Poe Memorial Service at the Poe Museum: Join the Poe Museum on the anniversary of Poe’s death for an evening with Poe’s last fiancee, Elmira Royster Shelton. (Poe died ten days before he would have married this Richmond lady.) Live harp music will help set [...]
Unhappy Hour: Poe Film Festival is tonight from 6-9PM at the Poe Museum: This month’s Unhappy Hour will feature a screening of the silent films “The Raven” (1915) and “The Fall of the House of Usher” (1928). Also available are live music by jazz trio Larri Branch Agenda, a Poe movie trivia game, and a [...]
Betsy at the Richmond Landscape Design Examiner looks around the region for Best Gardens for Weddings and includes the Edgar Allan Poe Museum Enchanted Garden in the top 3: The word that best describes this garden space is intimate. The elegant enclosed garden can accommodate 125 people but it feels like a gathering of close [...]
The Poe Museum Unhappy Hour is tomorrow from 6:00- 9:00 pm. To coincide with the opening of the “Ratiocination” exhibit at the Poe Museum our June Unhappy Hour will be “Murders in the Rue Morgue” comes to the Poe. Not only will we have light refreshments and a cash bar but a crime scene with [...]
On June 25, 2009 the Poe Museum will host its third “Unhappy Hour” of the season. This month’s theme is Ratiocination to coincide with the opening of a new exhibit by the same name. The exhibit and unhappy hour will deal with Poe’s detective fiction. Poe is the father of the detective story and at [...]