This series of museum theater programs relate to the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and democracy. This season, programs include: From the Ashes, with James and Dolley Madison struggling to find a path forward; The Doctrine of Representation, where Hannah Corbin and her brother Richard Henry Lee explore the future of voting rights and the meaning of representation; Nation Builders Discuss - with two Nation Builders discussing and debating a relevant topic; Faction and Vice, where George Washington and James Madison debate about the formation of political parties; A Congressional Curriculum, with James Madison's crash course in government from some of history’s greatest philosophers and thinkers, or My Dear Madam, where Mrs. Washington reflects on her life in the public eye and how her friendship with Mrs. Adams has shaped the role of the president’s lady.
Dates & Times
Performance: A New Republic
Organ Recital - Cheryl Van Ornam
Experience a candlelit recital by organist Cheryl Van Ornam from First Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia, in this 18th-century worship space.
Open to the Public
Special Event: A Taste of Freedom
This performance tells the story of Americus Weston’s journey to freedom during the Civil War, developed to commemorate Juneteenth.
Art Museums Admission
Performance: Visit with Patrick Henry
Step into the past with Patrick Henry, the Revolution’s son of thunder. Through stories and questions, explore the hopes, choices, and challenges he faced.