Since September 21st, one thing has stood quietly amongst the dizzying maelstrom of Times Square providing solace, contemplation, and stillness. Kehinde Wiley’s 27-foot bronze statue, Rumors of War. That was until December 1st when the artwork began the journey 330 miles south to its permanent home at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Richmond prepares for the national tour of the hit Broadway musical, “Hamilton” as it takes the Altria stage from Nov. 19 to Dec. 8. Virginia Museum of History and Culture has hosted two events in honor of the musical’s arrival, including a fireworks extravaganza with Tony Award-winning actor Chris Jackson.