Dedicated to Restoring & Preserving
Virginia’s Historic Motion Picture Palace


The Byrd Theatre Foundation's Master Plan for Restoration,
outlining a series of projects on our Journey to the Seats!

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Journey To The Seats
VCU Sports Final Four


The Byrd Believes: VCU's path from the
First to the Final Four!

We are excited to announce “The Byrd Believes: VCU’s Path from the First to the Final Four”. On Sunday, February 15 Richmond’s iconic Byrd Theatre will transform into VCU Fans’ Headquarters for the screening of “Unbelievable is Believable Here” featuring an opening performance by the one-and-only VCU Peppas. The event will benefit the Byrd Theatre Foundation’s ” Journey to the Seats” campaign and is FREE to the public with all donations going to the restoration.

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Ways you can support the Byrd Restoration


Double your donation! Contributions before June 30 qualify toward our Cabell Foundation matching grant, up to $250k.



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The mission of the Byrd Theatre Foundation is to maintain the Byrd's landmark position among American theatres by continuing to provide the broadest possible public access to the best of American film.

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