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Summer Fun at Maymont: The Robins Nature Center to Open 6 Days a Week All Summer — And More to Explore!

May 21, 2024
Starting Memorial Day this year El Centro de la Naturaleza Robins at Maymont will be open six days a week through Labor Day, from 10am to 5pm, Tuesdays through Sundays. The Robins Nature Center showcases the remarkable ecology of the James River ecosystem through interactive exhibits, active play areas and 30,000 gallons of aquaria filled with fish, reptiles, amphibians and a pair of otters. Lee mas.

Maymont's Vintage on the Green Gala & Auction Returns on May 11, Raising Funds to Care for All the Wild Things

May 2, 2024
The annual black-tie gala and auction, Vintage en el verde presented by Capital Square, returns to Maymont’s Carriage House Lawn on Saturday, May 11, from 6pm – 10pm. The gala is the largest single-night fundraising event during the most important month in Maymont’s fiscal calendar: May is for Maymont. In addition to the gala, Maymont will also be presenting a month-long fundraising challenge prompted by a generous matching gift of $20,000 from donors, Mr. and Mrs. E. Claiborne Robins Jr., which doubles the impact of all individual donations, new memberships and Adopt an Animal gifts. Lee mas.

Local Music Talent Takes Center Stage at Maymont's Summer Kickoff Festival, Friday–Saturday, June 7–8

April 30, 2024
Maymont will kick off the outdoor concert season with a weekend of performances by seven talented hometown musical groups at the Summer Kickoff Festival, June 7-8. With the addition of local cultural and performing groups in the “Richmond Represents” Tent and Stage, this year’s summer kickoff weekend is perfect for rounding up family and friends, grabbing some portable chairs or picnic blankets, and checking out the breadth of Richmond’s eclectic local talent. Lee mas. 

Quincy, One of Maymont's Bald Eagles, Dies of Heart Disease

April 23, 2024
Maymont is sad to share the news of the death of Quincy, one of two rescued bald eagles who live at Maymont. He was taken to the veterinary clinic on Sunday, April 21, after his caretakers noticed he was showing symptoms possibly related to his heart condition. He passed away the same day. A heart arrhythmia had been detected during a routine veterinary check-up two years ago and his condition was monitored closely by the Maymont animal care staff and local veterinarians. Lee mas. 

Step into Maymont's Story with a New Architecture Audio Tour

April 16, 2024
Maymont is offering a new way to explore the origin story of this 100-year-old estate that has been open to the public since 1926. A narrated audio guide takes guests on a self-paced walking tour of the historic buildings along the main corridor from the gatehouse to the Maymont Mansion lawn. Developed by Maymont’s curator, the narration delves into the design inspirations, the cultural context and the stories of the people who made it all possible. Lee mas. 

Herbs Galore at Maymont Grows to 90 Vendors Across 5 Acres on Saturday, April 27

March 27, 2024
The Herbs Galore plant sale returns to Maymont with a bumper crop of vendors on Saturday, April 27, from 8am–3pm. Bigger than ever, this year’s event features 90 plant and gardening-related vendors spread out across five acres on the Carriage House Lawn, along with live music, crafts and fun activities for all ages at the Education Station presented by Genworth. A variety of food vendors will have tempting treats for a picnic or a quick refreshment. Herbs Galore takes place when much of Maymont is in prime bloom, offering gardeners plenty of inspiration if they choose to roam the 100-acre grounds. Lee mas. 

A Sure Sign of Spring: Baby Goats Arrive at Maymont Farm

March 20, 2024
To celebrate spring, Maymont welcomes three baby goats to Maymont Farm this week, just in time for Dominion Energy Family Easter on March 30. The new kids on the block are visiting Maymont for a few weeks from their home on a farm in Hanover County and will be on view daily at the Maymont Farm from 10 am to 5 pm during March and April, including Spring Break Week, April 1-5. Lee mas. 

Maymont Fans Choose “Nola” As the Name for New Female Otter Joining Louis at The Robins Nature Center

March 15, 2024
The voters have spoken: Maymont fans have chosen Nola as the name for the new female otter at The Robins Nature Center. Three-year-old Nola joins nine-year-old Louis, who arrived at Maymont in 2017; both are rescued wild river otters from Louisiana, where they had been deemed nuisance crawfish predators by wildlife agencies. Lee mas. 

Maymont Doubles the Fun at This Year's Dominion Energy Family Easter, Saturday, March 30

February 29, 2024
Maymont invites local families to celebrate spring at Dominion Energy Family Easter on Saturday, March 30, from 9am–3pm. This year’s event will more than double in size, with dozens of different activities and games stretching from the Carriage House Lawn to The Robins Nature Center and Maymont Farm, plus three stages of live entertainment, two Golden Egg Hunts, and a chance to pose for photos with the Easter Bunny presented by Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods. All three entrances and parking areas will be open for the “eggs-travaganza” this year, with popular local food vendors offering tempting options for family picnics. Lee mas.

A New Otter Is Joining Louis in The Robins Nature Center – Help Maymont Select Her Name

February 15, 2024
Move over, Louis the otter, it’s time to share the spotlight at The Robins Nature Center at Maymont. A new otter is preparing to make a debut in March, and Maymont is asking for the public’s help in selecting her name. Lee mas.

Maymont Issues RFPs for Construction and Collections Packing/Storage Services for Improvements to Mansion & Wildlife Habitats

February 9, 2024
Maymont issued Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for construction services and collections packing/storage services for the Maymont 2025 project, a major infrastructure project that will expand the accessibility, guest engagement, safety and long-term preservation of the historic Maymont Mansion and wildlife habitats. Lee mas.

Maymont Expands Summer Camp Line-Up with Fun New Activities to Help Kids Connect with Nature and History

January 18, 2024
Maymont opens registration to the public on January 22 for its expanded line-up of summer camps for preschoolers through eighth graders who enjoy outdoor exploration, animal encounters and historical discovery through games, crafts and engaging activities. Each camp is led by experienced staff and includes new adventures every day, taking full advantage of Maymont’s 100-acre grounds. Lee mas.



Double Dose of Holiday Cheer at Maymont: Merry Market Returns for 2 Weekends, Plus 7 Wreath Workshops

October 26, 2023
Maymont is making the holidays cheerier this year with two weekends of Merry Market, where hundreds of hand-crafted gifts will be offered for sale by local artisans in an open-air setting accented by twinkling lights, cozy fire pits, fresh evergreen garlands and a holiday train for kiddie rides! Merry Market opens from 5 – 8pm on Fridays, December 1 & 8, and 12 – 8pm on Saturdays, December 2 & 9. In another holiday tradition, Maymont is offering seven sessions of its signature Wreath Workshops from Tuesday, November 28, through Saturday, December 2 (times vary), where participants create their own fresh evergreen wreaths under the expert guidance of Maymont staff. Lee mas.


Maymont Issues Request for Proposals (RFP) for Construction Services for Improvements to Mansion & Wildlife Habitats

October 20, 2023
Today, Maymont issued a Solicitud de propuestas for construction and construction management services for major improvement projects that will expand the accessibility, guest engagement, safety and long-term preservation of the historic Maymont Mansion and wildlife habitats. The successful bidder will execute the construction phase for the Maymont 2025 project, which is primarily funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. Maymont is raising $3.75 million in private and public funds to complete the estimated $11.75 million project. Lee mas.


6el Annual Garden Glow presented by Kroger Returns to Maymont, October 19 – November 12, With Expanded Hours

September 19, 2023
The community is invited to experience Maymont with a new glow during the 6el annual Garden Glow presented by Kroger, October 19 to November 12. After dark, dramatic lighting effects will transform the familiar gardens and architecture into an unforgettable sensory adventure. Wednesday through Sunday evenings, the Glow Village springs to life on the Carriage House Lawn, featuring cozy fire pits, a rotating selection of local food trucks, a Glow Bar, and fun activities like the life-size Big Bright Mega Light and the Shadow Wall presented by Juno Financial Services. Lee mas.


Bier-Garden is Back, Sept. 22-23, with Beer, Brats, Music and Fun for the Whole Family on Maymont's Carriage House Lawn

August 17, 2023
Maymont invites everyone to toast the arrival of fall at Bier-Garden, a two-night Bavarian-style festival, September 22-23. All ages are welcome on the spacious Carriage House Lawn to enjoy live music, specialty brews, authentic German food, and festive fun, like the Stein-Hoisting Contest presented by Capital Ale House or a traditional Chicken Dance. Lederhosen and dirndls encouraged! Lee mas.


No School? No Problem: Maymont Offers Adventure-Filled Day Camps on Selected Out-of-School Days

July 27, 2023
Adventures don’t have to end when the school year starts. Maymont is introducing a new option for families seeking stimulating programs for their students on selected dates when school is out of session: Out-of-School Day Camps! Lee mas.


Double the Fun: Maymont Kicks Off Summer with Two Nights of Music Under the Stars, Friday-Saturday, June 16-17

May 9, 2023
Music under the stars at Maymont is a special way to kick off the summer! Maymont is doubling the fun this year with two nights of music for the annual Concierto de lanzamiento de verano on Friday, June 16, from 6–10pm, and Saturday, June 17, from 5–10pm. Lee mas.


Baby Goats and Chicks Are Arriving at Maymont Farm!

April 3, 2023
To celebrate spring, Maymont welcomes five baby goats and three Brahma chicks to Maymont Farm this week, just in time for Dominion Energy Family Easter on April 8. The new kids on the block are visiting Maymont for a few weeks from their home on a farm in Hanover County, while the chicks will become permanent residents in the Maymont flock. The new chicks and kids are on view daily at the Maymont Farm from 10 am to 5 pm. Lee mas.


Maymont Selects Commonwealth Architects to Lead Improvement Projects for Mansion, Wildlife Trail

March 29, 2023
Maymont has selected Commonwealth Architects to lead the architectural and engineering design for the proposed infrastructure improvements to enhance the accessibility, guest engagement, safety and long-term resiliency of the historic Maymont Mansion and wildlife habitats. The overall project entails replacing the roof of the Gilded Age mansion and updating its ventilation and fire safety systems, as well as redesigning the animal habitats and connecting pathways along the Virginia Wildlife Trail, which features rescued native species ranging from bears to bald eagles. Lee mas.


Herbs Galore at Maymont Will Spice Up Richmond Gardens with over 70 Vendors on Saturday, April 29

March 16, 2023
The Herbs Galore plant sale sprouts up on the Carriage House Lawn at Maymont on Saturday, April 29, from 8am–3pm, featuring over 70 plant and gardening-related vendors from across Central Virginia in a massive one-day-only plant sale. Herbs Galore takes place when Maymont is in full bloom, offering gardeners plenty of inspiration, plus live music entertainment and a tempting selection of food vendors to keep fueled up all day. Lee mas.


Meet Maymont's Own "Octopus Teacher," Arriving in March in The Robins Nature Center

March 13, 2023
What has two eyes, eight legs and a lot to teach us? Find out on Friday, March 17, when Maymont welcomes an octopus (Octopus vulgaris) to The Robins Nature Center to enhance environmental education for youth programs and local schools, as well as to delight all guests who stop by. The live octopus arrives along with a collection of preserved specimens of native species collected in the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast on loan from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) at William and Mary for use in Maymont’s education programs through May 2023. Lee mas.


Hop on Over to Maymont for Tons of Family Fun on Saturday, April 8, at Dominion Energy Family Easter

February 24, 2023
Based on last year’s strong turnout, Maymont is expanding its annual Dominion Energy Family Easter on Saturday, April 8, from 9am–3pm. Spreading out from the Carriage House Lawn to the Maymont Mansion lawn and beyond, this year’s spring “eggs-travaganza” offers families tons of interactive games and fun crafts, three stages of live entertainment, and an expanded Community Zone where families can meet local public service heroes and helpers, team mascots, and family-friendly local businesses and nonprofit organizations. In addition, the Maymont Mansion will be open for mini-tours, the lawn will be spread with picnic blankets to enjoy food from local vendors, and, of course, the Easter Bunny will hop on by! Lee mas.



Maymont Selects Katherine Garrett-Cox as Curator and Director of Historical Resources and Collections

December 13, 2022
The Maymont Foundation is pleased to announce that Katherine Garrett-Cox has been selected as the Curator and Director of Historical Resources and Collections, starting December 5. Reporting to the Executive Director, Garrett-Cox will manage conservation and preservation efforts for Maymont’s historic resources, which include the Mansion, carriages, and historic outbuildings and structures. Lee mas.


Catch the Holiday Spirit at Maymont with Christmas Tours, Wreath Workshops and a Merry Market

November 8, 2022
There’s “snow” place like Maymont for the holidays! First, starting November 18 through January 1, 2023, a special Christmas-themed audio tour will be offered at Maymont Mansion, which will be decorated for the season in Victorian style. The self-guided tour provides insights into the high pomp — and hard work — of holiday entertaining during the Gilded Age. Second, the public is invited to create their own fresh evergreen wreaths in one of seven hands-on Talleres de coronas, Tuesday, November 29 – Saturday, December 3, under the expert guidance of Maymont staff. And a new event, Mercado alegre, Friday December 2 & Saturday, December 3, celebrates winter with a two-day, pop-up holiday market of 50 local artisans, plus cozy fire pits, a festive holiday bar, live music, crafts for kids and a chance to take a selfie with Saint Nicholas! Lee mas.


Maymont Issues Request for Proposals (RFP) for Architectural and Engineering Design Services for Major Projects to Expand Accessibility, Engagement

November 8, 2022
Today, Maymont issued a Request for Proposals for architectural and engineering design services for infrastructure improvements to expand the accessibility, guest engagement features, safety and long-term resiliency of the historic Maymont Mansion and wildlife habitats. The successful bidder will design and coordinate the construction phase for a project funded by an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). Lee mas.


Maymont brilla más en el 5.º Garden Glow anual presentado por Kroger durante 18 noches del 13 de octubre al 6 de noviembre

12 de septiembre de 2022
¡El quinto Garden Glow anual de Maymont presentado por Kroger será más grande e imaginativo que nunca! Durante 18 noches del 13 de octubre al 6 de noviembre, la iluminación espectacular transforma la arquitectura histórica y los jardines en una experiencia inolvidable para toda la comunidad. Cada noche, después del atardecer, personas de todas las edades se reúnen en Carriage House Lawn, donde Glow Village ofrecerá más asientos y acogedoras fogatas, con refrigerios del Glow Bar y una selección de camiones de comida. Lo más destacado de Garden Glow es el recorrido a pie que sumerge a los visitantes en un paisaje natural dramáticamente iluminado desde adentro. Lee mas.

Museos para todos en Richmond

septiembre 2022
Museos para Todos es un programa nacional que anima a las personas de todos los orígenes a visitar los museos con regularidad. A través del programa, las personas que reciben asistencia alimentaria pueden acceder a entradas reducidas o gratuitas a museos de todo el país mostrando su tarjeta de transferencia electrónica de beneficios (EBT). Varios museos del área de Richmond participan en el programa para hacer que las experiencias de aprendizaje museístico de calidad estén disponibles para todos. Comuníquese con cada organización para obtener más información sobre su programa Museos para Todos. Lee mas.

Prost! Maymont brinda por el otoño con cerveza, mocosos, música y diversión al aire libre en Bier-Garden, del 23 al 24 de septiembre

24 de agosto de 2022
Maymont brinda por la llegada del otoño con Bier-Garden, un festival de estilo bávaro de dos noches, el 23 y 24 de septiembre. Traiga a familiares y amigos al Festhaus en Carriage House Lawn para alzar una jarra llena de féretro Oktoberfest de Paulaner, una cerveza artesanal local o sidra. Disfrute de música en vivo, juegos de jardín y fogatas mientras come auténtica comida alemana, que incluye bratwurst de The Mayor Meats y schnitzel, sauerkraut, pretzels y más elaborados por Capital Ale House. Lederhosen y dirndls animan! Lee mas.

Maymont recibió $8 millones en fondos del Plan de rescate estadounidense para inversiones en turismo de la Administración de Desarrollo Económico del Departamento de Comercio de EE. UU.

20 de julio de 2022
Ayer, Maymont supo que recibió una subvención de $8 millones de la Administración de Desarrollo Económico (EDA) del Departamento de Comercio de EE. UU. para promover y expandir el turismo regional y la recreación al aire libre en Virginia. Este proyecto está financiado por el competitivo programa de viajes, turismo y recreación al aire libre American Rescue Plan de EDA, diseñado para acelerar la recuperación de las comunidades que dependen de los sectores de viajes, turismo y recreación al aire libre. Lee mas.

Maymont presentará nuevos programas históricos e instalaciones para huéspedes, cumpliendo con una subvención especial de dos años de la Commonwealth

5 de mayo de 2022
Este año, Maymont está implementando una serie de programas de inmersión en la historia y mejoras en las instalaciones que culminarán con la apertura de un nuevo centro de orientación y un salón de clases de aprendizaje activo este otoño. El proyecto de dos años cumple con una subvención especial de la Commonwealth de 2020 destinada a mejorar la experiencia del público con la diversa historia de Virginia al entrelazar las historias del personal afroamericano que trabajó en Maymont durante la era de Jim Crow con las historias de los propietarios de Gilded Age del finca, James y Sallie Dooley.  Lee mas.

Maymont Goes to the Dogs el sábado 21 de mayo y 18 de junio, con Mutts en Maymont, presentado por Juno Financial Group

3 de mayo de 2022
Dicen que cada perro tiene su día: en Maymont esta primavera, ¡tendrán dos! El 21 de mayo y el 18 de junio, de 3 a 7:30 p. m., los perros están invitados a traer a sus humanos para Mutts en Maymont presentado por Juno Financial Group, una tarde de diversión en el Carriage House Lawn. De regreso por demanda popular, estas tardes ofrecen una rara oportunidad para que los amantes de los perros y sus compañeros caninos se relajen en un picnic gigante en los terrenos históricos disfrutando de tazas para cachorros y natillas congeladas, con música en vivo, comida en camiones y bebidas para adultos. Lee mas.

Conozca a los "nuevos niños" en el bloque: Baby Goats Dolly, June y Tammy, ahora a la vista en Maymont Farm; Además, los corderos llegan en mayo

29 de abril de 2022
Para celebrar la primavera, Maymont ha dado la bienvenida a tres cabritos y pronto agregará un trío de corderos a Maymont Farm. Se invita al público a venir a conocer a los nuevos niños, llamados Dolly, June y Tammy, quienes visitarán Maymont durante unos meses desde su hogar en el condado de Hanover. Las tres cabras Tennessee Fainting nacieron esta primavera y ahora están completamente destetadas. Lee mas.

Comience el verano con un concierto bajo las estrellas en Maymont el viernes 6 de mayo

5 de abril de 2022
¡La música bajo las estrellas en Maymont es una forma especial de comenzar el verano! Maymont se complace en presentar el concierto inaugural anual de verano el viernes 6 de mayo, de 6 a 10 p. m., con la participación de la "banda de rock de yates #1 de Estados Unidos", Three Sheets to the Wind y el acto de apertura Full Moon Fever, una banda tributo a Tom Petty. Con mucho espacio abierto en Carriage House Lawn para cantar, bailar y mantener el distanciamiento social, los invitados pueden traer mantas para picnic o sillas portátiles y disfrutar de la sabrosa cocina de camiones de comida, cerveza y sidra. Entre sets, el entretenimiento es una puesta de sol sobre el río James. Lee mas.

Maymont lamenta la pérdida de su amado bisonte, Snoopy

4 de abril de 2022
Maymont se entristece de compartir con la comunidad la reciente pérdida de Snoopy, la matriarca mayor de las tres hembras de bisonte americano que viven en Maymont. Lee mas.


Peggy Singlemann anuncia su jubilación de Maymont Foundation después de casi cuatro décadas al frente de las operaciones del parque y la horticultura

31 de marzo de 2022
Después de una distinguida carrera de 38 años en Maymont, Peggy Singlemann, Directora de Operaciones y Horticultura del Parque, se jubilará de la Fundación Maymont el 30 de junio de 2022. Lee mas.


Herbs Galore & More REGRESA A Maymont con más de 60 vendedores el sábado 30 de abril

28 de marzo de 2022
Popular Hierbas en abundancia y más en Maymont regresa el sábado 30 de abril, de 8 am a 3 pm, más grande que nunca, trayendo docenas de vendedores de plantas y jardinería de todo Virginia Central al Carriage House Lawn para una experiencia de compras de un solo día. Los amantes de las plantas están invitados a traer una carreta para llenar con una variedad de hierbas raras y comunes, anuales, perennes, árboles, vegetales, productos a base de hierbas y accesorios de jardín, todo lo que necesitan para abastecer sus jardines o jardineras. Lee mas.

Maymont estará saltando con diversión familiar el sábado 16 de abril para la Pascua familiar de Dominion Energy

17 de marzo de 2022
Las familias están invitadas a subirse a Maymont el sábado 16 de abril para el evento anual Dominion Energy Family Easter "huevos-travaganza". Las puertas estarán abiertas de 9 am a 3 pm para un día repleto de actividades y juegos divertidos, junto con entretenimiento en vivo y camiones de comida, además de las apariciones del malabarista Jonathan Austin, educadores ambientales de Maymont con embajadores de animales y, por supuesto, el Conejo de Pascua. Lee mas.

Maymont anuncia nuevo director sénior de avance, Thomas Zydel

14 de enero de 2022
La Fundación Maymont se complace en anunciar que Thomas Zydel ha sido seleccionado como Director Principal de Avance. Se unió a Maymont el 10 de enero. Lee mas.



Garden Glow regresa a Maymont

12 de octubre de 2021
Disfrute de Maymont de una manera completamente nueva, del 15 de octubre al 7 de noviembre, con el regreso de resplandor del jardín! Una experiencia encantadora iluminará las noches de otoño en Maymont cuando el icónico Jardín Japonés se convierta en un fascinante paisaje iluminado para Garden Glow, que se lleva a cabo de miércoles a domingo por la noche después del atardecer. Lee mas.

Maymont dice adiós a los álamos tulipanes

26 de agosto de 2021
La pérdida de un histórico árbol nativo de Virginia en Maymont, el Tulip Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera), es uno que se puede sentir en toda la región de Greater Richmond. Lee mas.

Maymont lamenta la pérdida de Arnold la vaca

3 de marzo de 2021
La familia Maymont está triste por la reciente pérdida de Arnold, la vaca Dexter irlandesa, quien falleció el sábado 27 de febrero a la edad de 11 años luego de una breve enfermedad. Lee mas.



Garden Glow ilumina finca histórica

30 de septiembre de 2020
Garden Glow en Maymont alegrará las noches de otoño en una nueva ubicación en la finca y el parque este año, mostrando la arquitectura histórica y los jardines alrededor de Maymont Mansion en exhibiciones de iluminación artística, del viernes 23 de octubre al domingo 8 de noviembre, de 6 a 10 p.m. Lee mas.

El Robins Nature Center reabre sus puertas el 2 de julio

24 de junio de 2020
Una nueva experiencia inmersiva de James River causará un gran revuelo entre los invitados en The Robins Nature Center cuando vuelva a abrir al público el jueves 2 de julio de 10 a. m. a 4 p. m. Lee mas.

Las instituciones culturales de Richmond, incluido Maymont, comparten una declaración conjunta de reapertura a medida que se levantan las restricciones de COVID-19

10 de junio de 2020
Las instituciones culturales del área de Richmond, incluidos museos, atracciones y otros sitios, han emitido una declaración conjunta mientras Virginia continúa levantando restricciones adicionales por COVID-19. Lee mas.

El Robins Nature Center reabre sus puertas el 5 de abril

3 de marzo de 2020
Una nueva experiencia inmersiva de James River causará un gran revuelo entre los invitados en The Robins Nature Center cuando vuelva a abrir al público el domingo 5 de abril de 10 a. m. a 5 p. m. La atracción ha estado cerrada desde el 1 de noviembre para completar renovaciones y mejoras, las primeras mejoras importantes desde que abrió originalmente en 1999. Lee mas.

Maymont Foundation anuncia nuevo director sénior de marketing, estrategia y avance

7 de febrero de 2020
La Fundación Maymont se complace en anunciar que Suzy Rohler ha sido seleccionada como Directora Sénior de Marketing, Estrategia y Avance en Maymont. Ella comienza su posición en Maymont el 27 de febrero. Lee mas.

Recursos de medios

Guía de estilo de medios Maymont 2022
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