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Napoleon: Power and Splendor, VMFA

Napoleon: Power and Splendor, VMFA

 

Napoleon: Power and Splendor is the new major exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia. This exhibit, which will be open through September 3, 2018, offers more than 200 paintings, sculptures and decorative arts pieces reveals how members of the Imperial Household, a network of 3,500 employees, helped to create the identity of the new Emperor. Click on the link to visit the museum website and plan your visit.

 

 

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

200 N. Boulevard

Richmond, VA 23220

 

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Comment balloon 13 commentsRoy Kelley • June 10 2018 08:02PM

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Sounds like a fascinating exhibit, Roy.  I'm sure many will learn a lot about Napoleon while viewing it.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) 7 days ago

Good morning Roy. What a tremendous opportunity for those able to make the trip! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker (Wayne M Martin) 7 days ago

Thank you very much for stopping by. It is always good to hear from you.

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 7 days ago

Good morning, Roy. This is an exhibit I'd love... I read my first biography of Napoleon and Josephine when I as 12 years ofd... and have been fascinated by this time in history since.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC) 7 days ago

This exhibit must be exciting to see in person Roy. Fascinating time in history...

Posted by Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists (The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803) 7 days ago
Garden Gatherings at Kentlands Mansionmansion
Experience the beauty of Kentlands Mansion as the newly renovated garden comes alive with unique events this summer. There'll be an official ribbon cutting on July 12. Then enjoy "yappy hour" with your pooch at Canines & Cocktails on July 19, family game night on August 3, and learn about upcycled gardening and plant a mini-herb garden on September 17.
Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 7 days ago

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 7 days ago

Roy, sure looks like an exhibit that will draw quite the crowd.  Hope you guys are planning a trip.

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) 6 days ago

Joan Cox 

We definitely plan to see this exhibit. We are members of the museum and try to see all of the major exhibits. 

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 6 days ago

I am not big on visiting museums, but when I am in a place that I have never been before, I like visiting them and learning about the history.

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) 6 days ago

Good afternoon Roy - this would be a exhibit I would visit if it were closer to me.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) 6 days ago

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 5 days ago
Montgomery Heritage Daysheritage
The Gaithersburg Community Museum and Observatory Park are among the nearly 40 sites participating in Montgomery County Heritage Days, a showcase of our region's rich history, culture and natural beauty. Activities take place on June 23 and 24. In Gaithersburg you can participate in solar observations both days at Observatory Park, with specially guided tours by David Doyle at 1 and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. At the Community Museum, enjoy John Hadfield's Science Show on Saturday and Flumpa and Friends Out of this Worldscience adventure on Sunday. Both shows are at 2 p.m.Click here to learn more. All Heritage Days events are free. 
 
Dig deeper into local history with this week's in Depth article about Gaithersburg in the Civil War. Use the link in the right column.
Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) about 7 hours ago

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