Archive

2015

Advance Program Listings: Spring/Summer 2016

December 17, 2015
Advance listings for Maymont’s February-August 2016 programs are now available. Highlights include a special exhibition and tours celebrating Maymont Mansion’s 90 years as a museum, favorite Richmond traditions including Dominion Family Easter, Spring Break Week at Maymont and the Herbs Galore & More Festival, new geocaching treasure hunts, and family camp-outs. Read more.

New Book Reveals Detailed History of Maymont, An American Estate

December 2, 2015
The story of the Dooleys and their grand Gilded Age estate, now one of Richmond’s most treasured attractions, has been published for the first time in “Maymont, An American Estate,” a lavishly illustrated new book written by Maymont Curator and Director of Historical Collections and Programs, Dale Cyrus Wheary. Read more.

Christmas Past Comes to Life During Victorian Holidays at Maymont

November 4, 2015
For six weeks, Maymont is decked out for the holidays! Kids and adults alike will enjoy the beautiful decorations and delightful events that attract visitors from all over the country and the world. It’s a wonderful way to celebrate the season! Read more.

Maymont Receives $200,000 Grant for Environmental Project from National Fisheries and Wildlife Foundation

October 22, 2015
Maymont has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the National Fisheries and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) for a Storm Water Management and Water Trail Project to be completed at the Children’s Farm. Read more.

Wine & Beer Classic at Maymont: Breweries, Wine, Games and Fun!

August 21, 2015
The best farewell to summer party in Richmond, Virginia – the annual Wine & Beer Classic, presented by the Dooley Noted Society – is coming to the Maymont Children’s Farm on Friday, September 11 from 7 to 10:30pm. Read more.

Advance Program Listings: Fall 2015-Winter 2016

June 24, 2015
Advance listings for Maymont’s August 2015-February 2016 programs are now available. Highlights include a week of programs and tours welcoming UCI World Championship fans, spook-tacular Halloween programs, a six-class art history series, Richmond’s favorite holiday traditions and a farewell viewing of the final episode of Downton Abbey. Read more.

Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History

March 2, 2015
Richmond’s most renowned historic homes and museums will once again offer visitors a “passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend on Saturday and Sunday, March 21 and 22. Read more.

A Passion for Nature Revealed at Maymont Mansion

February 11, 2015
A menagerie of more than 300 native and exotic creatures and enough flowers and plants to fill a botanical garden will be featured at Maymont in 2015. This bounty of flora and fauna is not what guests see outside at the 100-acre estate, but the treasure trove of nature-inspired decorative and fine arts found at every turn within the opulent interiors of Maymont Mansion. Read more.

2014

12/3/2014
Advance Program Listings: Spring-Summer 2015

9/29/2014
Maymont Awarded $145,000 Grant for Mansion Conservation Project

8/26/2014
Wine & Beer Classic at Maymont: 14 Craft Breweries, Games and Fun

7/29/2014
Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History

7/15/2014
August is for American Alligators at Maymont!

6/5/2014
Advance Program Listings: Fall 2014-Winter 2015

4/23/2014
Maymont Foundation Hires a Director of Advancement and Development

4/17/2014
Maymont Mansion Ranks #13 in Virginia’s Favorite Architecture Poll

2/6/2014
Newly Acquired Jewel Box and “Elegant Entertaining” at Maymont Mansion

1/22/2014
Maymont’s Japanese Garden Featured in “Quiet Beauty,” A Book by Dr. Kendall Brown

1/10/2014
Advance Program Listings: Spring-Summer 2014

2013

7/16/2013
Maymont Acquires Rare Silver Owned by Dooleys

6/6/2013
Advance Listings: Fall 2013-Winter 2014

3/19/2013
Civil War 150 HistoryMobile Coming to Maymont

2012

12/26/2012
Maymont, One of America’s Grandest Estates, Announces Major Gift

5/1/2012
Maymont is Home to Champions

2010

9/7/2010
Maymont Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Italian Garden

2009

10/7/2009
Rescued Bobcat Moves Into New Home in Maymont Wildlife Exhibit

8/3/2009
Maymont Awarded Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services

6/25/2009
Maymont to Charge Admission Fee for Nature Center Exhibits

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