News & Updates

Children’s Museum Announces Change in Leadership

November 7, 2019

The Children’s Museum president and CEO Shannon Venable, who announced in May her plans to retire by the end of the year, will officially step down next month, with Danielle Ripperton joining the organization as president and CEO on December 2, 2019, after an extensive search by the Board of Trustees launched in June.


Just Joan: Artist Nastassja Swift Brings Wool to Life at the Children’s Museum

November 4, 2019 – Richmond Family Magazine

Coming back to Richmond was a homecoming of sorts for visual artist Nastassja Swift. The Virginia Commonwealth University alum is currently creative in residence at the Children’s Museum, spending many of her days crafting a one-of-a-kind sculpture for the museum.  Read More.