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.
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.