Fall into the Arts!

Westminster Canterbury Richmond is ready to Fall into the Arts! Arts organizations around the world are getting creative about how to fill our cravings for live music and art when getting up close and personal isn’t advisable. Westminster Canterbury residents are soaking up new experiences! Westminster Canterbury’s Sara Belle November Theater is known to local […]

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The Best! Five Reasons to Celebrate and Thank You!

Thanks to YOU, Westminster Canterbury Richmond was voted “The Best” by Richmond Magazine and Virginia Living magazine.  Winning these awards each year means so much because it lets us know that you see and value the work done here – the work that YOU, our generous donors and supporters make possible. It takes a village. […]

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Music is Good for the Soul

Our Summer Nights series of live outdoor performances has been a welcome chance for our residents to enjoy great music, socialize with neighbors and live life well, all while staying socially distant. The series at Westminster Canterbury Richmond has featured Quatro na Bossa, Brass 5, Matt Daniel Band, Bellevue Rhythmaires, The Jangling Reinharts and Georgia […]

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Innovation in Times of Crisis

The new coronavirus has forced us to become innovative as we strive to find some normalcy. Innovation is a long held value of Westminster Canterbury Richmond – the creative pursuit of excellence. We are finding new ways to bring our residents the services they need to live life well. We hope a few of our […]

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Start Your Holiday Shopping at our Fall Craft Fair!

Each November, Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Center for Creative Living fills with an abundance of special crafts from more than 30 vendors. Artisans work year round preparing original art, fine crafts, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, handmade cards and more. Our resident-run Treasure Chest will also be selling beautifully decorated wreaths, trees and festive table arrangements. It’s the […]

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Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Memory Support Nourishes the Brain and the Spirit!

Our memory support therapies at Westminster Canterbury Richmond include music, art, horticulture and exercise. They involve more than residents. Family members, staff, and even our teen volunteers during summertime can participate and engage.  One program in particular, Opening Minds through Art, or OMA, is proudly supported by Westminster Canterbury Foundation and incorporates intergenerational art projects […]

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Intimate Chamber Concert Series in the Roof Terrace

Westminster Canterbury Richmond recently undertook an extensive renovation of our Roof Terrace, a beautiful gathering space at the top of our eight-story Tower building. The interior of the Roof Terrace is complete, and activities are already taking place up there! We have had birthday parties, cocktail parties, lectures, and exercise classes that have gone very […]

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Spring has sprung at Westminster Canterbury!

One of the wonderful annual events here at Westminster Canterbury Richmond is the Daffodil Show, complete with an educational workshop, judging and even a chance for the children in the Child Development Center to get involved. Residents and staff bring in their best blooms and show off their green thumbs as entries are judged in […]

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Artist-in-Residence

Westminster Canterbury Richmond residents live life well in many ways. Here’s one story of a current resident. Resident Doris Woodson grew up admiring art, a subject she admits she knew little about. “I was always fascinated by this one piece of artwork at my uncle’s house. How could someone be so talented to create that?” […]

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Partnerships in the Arts

This year Westminster Canterbury Richmond and Weinstein JCC entered into a partnership to share the cultural arts. For nearly seventy years, the Weinstein JCC’s cultural and performing arts programming has brought the Richmond community exceptional events that celebrate essential aspects of Jewish and community culture. For ten years, the Sara Belle November Theater at Westminster […]

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We Thank You!

The season of gratitude has arrived. Is it something about the change of the calendar from October to November that gives us a rush of gratitude? Perhaps it is the anticipation of Thanksgiving or the coming December holidays, all of which celebrate the love and joy of friends and family. We don’t say thank you […]

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Fall Craft Fair!

We invite you to shop for a cause. Delight everyone on your Christmas list with a handmade gift from Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Fall Craft Fair. We plan to tempt you with a wide display of treasures created by residents, staff and community crafters. The holidays are closer than you think, so join us for a […]

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Behind the Scenes!

Join us for a sneak peek at how our cultural arts programs are selected. Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Theater Manager, Jessica Corbitt, orchestrates the selection and implementation of our Performing Arts Seasons with the same rhythm and precision as a cha-cha. She works closely with the Performing Arts Committee, made of resident arts lovers who preview […]

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Hands of Love.

An outstretched hand is an invitation to fill a need with a hug, smile or special program. Sometimes just our hands tell a full story. That is certainly true here at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Hands fold in prayer and join in showing appreciation for an inspiring performance. Hands of caretakers offer loving care. The hands […]

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Cheers to 10 years!

Our cultural arts programs offer entertainment options for all residents, regardless of their financial circumstances. Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Performing Arts program combines excellence and compassion and offers stimulating experiences, while providing a venue for performers to connect with an appreciative audience who may no longer be able to attend elsewhere. “Performing Arts exposure is a […]

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Fall Fun!

Our Cultural and Educational Series celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Sara Belle November Theater. A doggie thrill show, Mutts Gone Nuts, is among the fun, interesting and engaging theatrical offerings this fall. High-flying Frisbee dogs, dancing dogs and magic dogs will entertain residents and friends in the Sara Belle November Theater. Westminster Canterbury Richmond […]

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Jazzy Evening!

The Last Southern Gentlemen Tour. Toes were tapping and shoulders were moving to the beat Monday evening! When Delfeayo Marsalis, pictured left with resident Suzanne Pollard (a jazz singer herself!), took the stage in Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s Sara Belle November Theater for The Last Southern Gentlemen Tour. The audience’s energy and excitement were palpable. The […]

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Lectures. Performances. Shows!

Our Cultural & Educational Series provides entertainment and inspiration. Music, lectures and performances are always on the Westminster Canterbury Richmond calendar. There are special movie previews, Seminary Mondays, cultural film series, theater performances and Pastoral Care events. Stimulating the mind and cultivating a more enriching spiritual life top the list of priorities here. Our winter […]

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