Richmond Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

Edward Hopper and the American Hotel at the VMFA with Richmond Blue Hens

Thursday, January 23, 2020 | 6–9 p.m.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts | 200 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220

Join Blue Hens and friends for an evening at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to see the premiere of Edward Hopper and the American Hotel. This exhibition is the first in-depth study of hospitality settings depicted in the works of one of America’s most celebrated artists. Best known for his oil paintings and depiction of modern American life, Hopper’s immersion in the world of hotels, motels, hospitality services and mobility in general presents a new framework for understanding the artist’s work.

After taking in the exhibit, join your fellow UD alumni at Best Café for appetizers and a cash bar. We hope to see you there!

Cost: $15 for non VMFA members; $10 for VMFA members

Note: Registration deadline is January 20, 2020. Refund deadline is January 9, 2020. No walk-ups permitted. Limit four tickets per party. Additional cost for parking and cash bar.

Special thanks to the UDAA for their support of this event.

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There are no additional events scheduled at this time; however we are busy planning more (see below for the list of our past events)!

If you have an idea for a great networking, social or sporting event or service project, please contact Kim Greene.


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Get Involved

The UD Richmond Alumni Club averages 4-5 events annually. We are always looking for ideas for events and volunteers to help plan them! We’ll promote them with Blue Hens in the area. If you are interested, email alumnet@udel.edu or call (302) 831-2341.

Your club volunteer leaders are:

President, Janine Howard, EOE08, AS08
Vice President, John Martin, EG84
Special Event Chair, Amanda Gearhart, ANR14
Young Alumni Chair, Taylor Loht, EG11
Communications Chair, JJ Culyer, BE05
Treasurer, Mark Collins, BE80

We are seeking energetic Blue Hens who are interested in serving on the Richmond Alumni Club Board. We currently have two open terms which are great opportunities for alumni to get involved.

Please visit www.UDconnection.com/Clubs for applications and position descriptions.


Past Events Include:

GardenFest of Lights at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Tailgate Takeover | UD @ Elon
Richmond Flying Squirrels Baseball Game
UD @ Richmond Football Game & Blue Hen Tailgate
Richmond Flying Squirrels Baseball Game
Happy Hour and Networking at Triple Crossing Brewery
Terracotta Army at the VFMA
Food Tour - Church Hill From Spies to Pies
UD vs. Virginia Tech Pre-Game Tailgate
Richmond Flying Squirrels vs. Portland SeaDogs
Blue Hen Social & Live Music at James River Cellars
Blue Hen Evening at the VMFA
UD vs. UR Tailgate & Game
Richmond SPCA Dog Jog
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - Rodin Exhibit and Blue Hen Reception
Ardent Craft Beer Tasting
Expert Presentations & Tour of "The Forbidden City" Exhibit at the Virginia MFA
Breakfast with Richmond Blue Hens
Watch Party for UD vs. W&M Football Game
UD Day of Service: Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Chihuly Exhibit
UD Day of Service at the Healing Garden at Bon Secours Hospital


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