Maury Place at Monument is the perfect place to stay for visitors wishing to enjoy the arts and culture of Richmond, Virginia. Our city has a thriving arts community in both the performing and visual arts.
First Friday Art Walk is an evening event the first Friday of each month featuring over 40 venues showcasing art and culture in downtown Richmond. Venues include galleries, unique shopping, top-rated restaurants, cultural organizations, historic accommodations, and independent studios.
12 12 Gallery -- Fine Photography & Contemporary Art -- Martin McFadden, owner of the 12 12 gallery, produced the great photographs of the Monument Avenue statues featured in our foyer. Located in Richmond's Manchester District, the 12 12 Gallery specializes in Fine Art Photography and Contemporary Art and represents emerging local and national artists through solo and group exhibitions.
LeGrand Fine Art Gallery -- A private fine art gallery located within a block of Maury Place at Monument, specializing in representational oil paintings.
Richmond Theater and Performing Arts
Acts of Faith Festival is an annual theater series, this year featuring 11 stage performances of plays designed to elicit discussions about faith. After selected performances, the audience and actors engage in "talk back" sessions to discuss the plays.
Barksdale Theatre has two Richmond stage locations, offering a wide variety of popular theatrical productions. Barksdale's Willow Lawn Theatre is just 2 miles from Maury Place at Monument.
Byrd Theatre is a grand movie palace built in 1928, and is one of the few movie theaters of its era still operating in its original form, unaltered in appearance or function. The Byrd Theatre today is organized as a non-profit and is a National Historic Landmark. Located at one end of the Carytown shopping district, the theater shows second run movies and hosts special events.
Firehouse Theatre offers productions from American playwrights, with an emphasis on plays not seen before in Richmond. Housed in the Richmond Fire Department's old #10 station house, the Firehouse Theatre is only one mile from Maury Place at Monument.
National Theatre is a popular venue for music events and band performances, featuring a state of the art sound system.
The Richmond Ballet offers 6 productions annually, as well as touring throughout Virginia.
The Richmond Forum brings top leaders to Richmond to speak about global affairs, business, arts, science, and politics.
Richmond Symphony offers a wide variety of symphonic and chorus music incorporating both traditional and modern styles.
Richmond Triangle Players is a nationally recognized LGBT theater company offering productions relevant to the LGBT community. One of Richmond's most popular theater groups, the Richmond Triangle Players is housed in their new theater located just 1/2 mile from Maury Place at Monument.
Theatre IV is a professional theater company for young audiences, staging performances at the Empire Theatre on Broad Street as well as touring on the road.
Virginia Opera produces 32 mainstage performances in 3 markets throughout Virginia, including CenterStage in Richmond