With apologies to other generations, we baby boomers have the best music. Our younger years were scored by musical geniuses such as Simon & Garfunkel, The 5th Dimension, Kris Kristofferson, the Grateful Dead and more.
Envision some of your own favorite inanimate childhood playmates: Gumby and Pokey; Barbie, Skipper and Julia; Matchbox and Hot Wheels; trolls, baby dolls, Sara Lee, Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy; board games, Simon and electronic football games; Spirograph and Lite Brite. Chances are, your revered toys are part of this show.
Times are changing, folks, and the Richmond Symphony Orchestra is changing, too. Though they continue to stick tight to their orchestral origins, they’re delving yet again into the Richmond’s Finest series, pairing their orchestral grandeur with a local musical group outside of the classical genre. This time, they’re dipping their toes into bluegrass.
Imagine traveling to a destination just to join thousands of other like-minded music lovers. Not only will you get to see and hear some of your favorite musicians in person, you’ll hang with friends, meet other fans and maybe even discover a new favorite band or two – all surrounded by days of lyrical wonder far from home.
The museum's first original exhibit will be on display until June 3