Vice President & Programming Chair, Byrd Theatre Foundation –– The Byrd Theatre is absolutely exquisite, inside and out. As grand as any cathedral we have in Virginia – which may have played a role in my decision for getting married there in 2010. Beyond that, the Byrd is a physical manifestation of the Arts at its finest. It's a celebration of early cinema and it's nod to many traditions of stage theatre. In a day where multiplexes rule, I want nothing more than to see this 1928 experience and appreciation of film passed on to future generations.
The Byrd is introducing new programming in celebration of artoberVA, a month long celebration of art and culture during October in honor of National Arts and Humanities Month, hosted by ...On September 29, 2016 / By Grant Mizell
RICHMOND, Va., September 28, 2016 – Jimmy Stewart, Grace Kelly, Humphrey Bogart, Elizabeth Taylor, Gene Kelly, Paul Newman, and Bing Crosby will be back on the Big Screen ...On September 29, 2016 / By Grant Mizell
This weekend, we celebrate dads, baseball and summer… with our Saturday Family Classic, The Sandlot. Nutzy will host with some great prizes and giveaways from the Richmond Flying Squirrels, plus ...On June 16, 2016 / By Grant Mizell
RICHMOND, VA – May 4, 2016 – Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m., Richmond families and movie lovers of all ages will follow the yellow brick road to ...On May 5, 2016 / By Grant Mizell
In order to make certain the Byrd remains Richmond’s Grand Movie Palace for another 85 years and beyond, the Byrd Theatre Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 entity, was formed and arranged to purchase the building. Read More
Your support will fund the restoration over the next 3 years, and expand film center programming.