Welcome to the Byrd Theatre, Virginia's Grand Motion Picture Palace, built in 1928, celebrating 90+ years of exceptional cinematic experiences.
The Byrd Theatre Foundation, the owner of the Byrd, was established in 2007 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. Its mission is to expand the big screen experience, celebrate the art of cinema and preserve Virginia’s grand motion picture palace, with a vision to elevate the Byrd’s landmark position among American theaters as a center for film that continues to provide the broadest possible public access to exceptional cinematic experiences.
Welcome Stacy Shaw, The Byrd Theatre's first Executive Director
The Byrd Theatre Foundation is excited to welcome Stacy Shaw, the theatre's first Executive Director. Stacy comes to the Byrd Theatre with 30 years experience as an arts administrator having worked for 2 other historic theaters in her past, The Wells Theatre in Norfolk, Va and The National Theatre in DC. She spent the last 6 years at The National Theatre as the Director of Institutional Advancement establishing corporate, capital, endowment, and major donor campaigns while expanding foundation and government support. Read more>>
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Help support The Byrd Theatre's commitment to expand the big screen experience, celebrate the art of cinema, and preserve Virginia’s grand motion picture palace. Your gift will support our next phase of restoration and improvement and enhance the growth of the Byrd as a community film center for Richmond.