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Science Museum The annual exhibit "Joy from the World" shows how different cultures celebrate the season of light with holiday displays from countries around the world, opening Nov. 17 and continuing through Jan. 5. 864-1400.


Beth Ahabah Museum "When a Cup Is More Than a Cup: The Sacred Vessel in Jewish Ritual" and "The Formal Face of Childhood: Studio Portraits from the BAMA Archives," on permanent display. "With this Ring" examines thousands of years of Jewish wedding traditions. 1109 W. Franklin St. 353-2668.

Black History Museum "Recent Acquisitions from the Collection of the Black History Museum" features artifacts, objects and works of art recently acquired by the museum. Through Jan. 19, 2003. 00 Clay St. 780-9093.

Children's Museum of Richmond "The Living Well" features art by children who are cancers survivors. Through December. 2626 W. Broad St. 474-CMOR.

Maymont The Maymont Foundation offers numerous programs on the weekends. For more information please contact 358-7166 or visit 1700 Hampton St.

The Library of Virginia "Virginia Roots Music: Creating and Conserving Tradition" features rare photographs, sheet music and recordings from 1865-1940. Through March 22. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

Science Museum of Virginia "Bioscape" life-sciences exhibit on permanent display. Learn about the lost world of Tikal by watching "Lost Worlds: Life in Balance" in the IMAX Dome. Through Jan. 5, 2003. Titanic Science features more than 100 artifacts from the Titanic. Through Jan. 5, 2003. See preserved footage of the Titanic as you travel to the depths of the Atlantic in the new IMAX film "Titanica." Through Jan 5, 2003. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

The Valentine Museum/Richmond History Center Watch art conservators work on materials from the Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio in "Conservators at Work: Preserving Valentine's Sculpture." Through Dec. 30. "Fashion Stores of the South," 50 years of Richmond fashion. Through April. 1015 E. Clay St. 649-0711.

Virginia Aviation Museum SR-71 Blackbird spy plane, vintage aircraft, aviation history exhibits, World War II diorama, and Admiral Byrd's 1927 Fairchild on permanent display at the Richmond International Airport. 236-3622.

Virginia Historical Society "Virginia Treasures from the National Portrait Gallery." Through January. "September 11, 2001, in Virginia." Through Nov. 25. "Portraits of the Presidents from the National Portrait Gallery," features 61 paintings, sculptures and photographs of all 42 U.S. presidents, from Washington to Clinton. Through Jan. 12, 2003. "The Enslaved of Virginia President's Plantations" gives an in-depth look at the enslaved people living on the plantations of Virginia's five presidents. Through Jan. 26, 2003. 428 N. Boulevard. 342-9665.

Virginia Holocaust Museum "The Ipson Saga" and "Through Our Survivors' Eyes," on permanent display. 213 Roseneath Road. 257-5400.

Virginia House The design and building of Virginia House, home of Alexander and Virginia Weddell photographic exhibit. This is a long-term exhibit. 4301 Sulgrave Road in Windsor Farms. 353-4251.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts "Art Nouveau," jewelry from years past. Through Jan. 19, 2003. 2800 Grove Ave. 340-1400.

Wilton House "Portraits, Paintings and Prints at Wilton: The Nancy Gatewood Brown Memorial Exhibit." 215 S. Wilton Road.

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