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Franklin Street Artistic Mansions III: A Lecture and Walking Tour with Charles Brownell, Ph.D.

Saturday, April 4, 2020, 9:00 PM


VCU art history emeritus professor Charles E. Brownell, Ph.D., and his sister, Louise T. Brownell, return to VCU Libraries for a third lecture on the historic architecture and interior design found in the once-glittering mansions on West Franklin Street in the heart of VCU's Monroe Park Campus. Following the one-hour lecture, guests are invited to join in a reception, and the Brownells will lead a walking tour of West Franklin Street.
The lecture is free and open to all, but Friends of VCU Libraries members have priority access to the walking tour. See below for registration details.
Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, or to register by phone, please contact the VCU Libraries Development office at (804) 827-3616.
Registration

Lecture: The lecture is free and open to tall. Seating is ample, but to help us plan, please register by filling out this online form.
Walking Tour: Friends of VCU Libraries members will be given priority access to the walking tour, requiring a separate reservation. Space is limited. Please sign up by contacting Antonia FD Vassar at vassaram@vcu.edu or (804) 827-1165. Registration for the walking tour will be closed on Friday, March 27, or when all slots are filled.
Image: 800 block of West Franklin Street. ca 1891, courtesy of The Valentine

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