The Byrd Theatre Foundation is proud to partner with the architectural team at Martinez+Johnson for the restoration of the historic Byrd Theatre. The project team is headed by Tom Johnson, who is based in the firm’s Washington DC office. Martinez+Johnson is the nation’s premiere firm currently working in theater restoration, tackling some of the most…

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The Byrd Theatre’s cinematic education doesn’t stop with the projector. Preserving the Byrd’s rich experience also means protecting and restoring the incredible work of Arthur Brounet, whose interconnected, carefully themed murals decorate the theater’s lobby and auditorium. As highlighted in a previous post, the Byrd Theatre is proud to boast a collection of murals painted…

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On Sunday, February 15, The Byrd Theatre Foundation is proud to present “The Byrd Believes: VCU’s Path from the First to the Final Four.” Taking place at Richmond’s historic Byrd Theatre, this one day only event will feature a special screening of “Unbelievable is Believable Here”—a documentary chronicling VCU’s journey to the Final Four—as well…

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Susan Buck: Interpreting the Interior of the Byrd As the Byrd Theatre Foundation’s “Journey to the Seats” continues, extensive renovations will aim to improve both the fashion and function of the Byrd, and secure this Richmond staple as a historic landmark among American theaters. Beginning with the HVAC system—a milestone set for Fall 2014—and ending…

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