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The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts acquires a sculpture by artist Kehinde Wiley created in response to Confederate monuments. Read more

Galleries

Tobacco, real estate and mythmaking merge in a strange and iconic depiction. Read more

History

Mayor Levar Stoney touts 2018 achievements, announces a program to reduce evictions. Read more

News

The “General Demotion/General Devotion” exhibition is intended to spark conversation about the future of the landmark thoroughfare. Read more

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The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design begins a yearlong celebration of its house's centennial. Read more

History

Virginia law and Richmond's charter present obstacles to the commission's recommendations. Read more

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The Valentine's “Monumental” gives context to the nature and variety of Richmond’s monuments. Read more

Galleries

We’re traveling into the philosophical realm to get a glimpse of Richmond’s future. Read more

NEWS & FEATURES

As residents await the Monument Avenue Commission's recommendation, a design contest, a monument rally and a new monument mural are rolled out. Read more

NEWS & FEATURES

No matter where we stand — here, in Paris or in New Delhi — what does any statue really mean? Read more

Features

Mayor Levar Stoney touted his administration's accomplishments in his 'State of the City' address as Richmonders debate his meals-tax proposal. Read more

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Your guide to what's good for the week ahead Read more

Does the base of the Robert E. Lee statue hold a bizarre treasure? Read more

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During a two-hour meeting Tuesday night, the Monument Avenue Commission discussed legal opinions concerning Richmond's Civil War statues, how best to disseminate input collected on its website and plans to invite additional public conversation. Read more

An allegorical symbol of the Confederacy, this statue is also somebody’s grandmother. Read more

History

A pro-Confederate-heritage group that demonstrated on Monument Avenue on Saturday was met by a large gathering of counter-protesters who marched from the Maggie Walker statue to Stuart Circle. Read more

News

In anticipation of a demonstration Saturday by a neo-Confederate group that wants to see the monument to Gen. Robert E. Lee stay in place on Monument Avenue, police are advising Richmonders to avoid the area and vowing to arrest lawbreakers. Read more

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If we want to make the best decisions for Richmond's future, we need to educate ourselves on its past. Read more

Sunday Story

The conversation over the Confederate monuments in Richmond is older than the statues themselves; we’ve compiled coverage from Richmond magazine chronicling the ongoing debate. Read more

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A subcommittee of the Monument Avenue Commission met to kick off the group's efforts to add context to Richmond's Confederate statues. Read more

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