At The Branch, it is our mission to elevate awareness of the transformative power of architecture and design.
designVA is an organization for young professionals who share a passion for architecture and design. The goal of designVA is to foster educational, outreach, and networking opportunities for young professionals and advocates throughout our community; while continuing its support of The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design. Membership is open to individuals ages 21 to 40 of all backgrounds and skills.
Calendar of Events 2022
designMORNINGS are an opportunity for designVA members to explore, tour, and learn in depth about the dynamic and diverse architecture throughout the Richmond area.
February 10 Guided tour of the 2200 at Cary
April 14 Guided tour of the VCU Engineering Building
June 9 Guided tour of the VCU Scott House
August 11 Guided tour of Fairfield Area Library
October 13 Guided tour of Hollywood Cemetery
December 8 The Branch Holiday Museum Tour
designHOURS are the perfect chance for designVA members to socialize, network, and discuss the world of architecture and design over drinks while discovering some of Richmond’s best breweries, bars, restaurants, and event spaces.
January 20 Three Notch’d Brewery
March 10 Hotel Greene
May 12 Guided tour of the Byrd House at The Graduate
July 14 The Veil Brewery
September 8 The Jasper/CanCan
November 10 Guided Tour of the General Assembly Building followed by drinks at Penny Lane Pub
December 6 designVA Annual Holiday Party followed by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Festival of Lights
2022 designVA Board
President: Web Martin – WTM@danielco.net
President Elect: Guillermo Najar – email@example.com
VP Governance: Jacob Dyer – firstname.lastname@example.org
VP Finance: Mike Saferight – email@example.com
VP Outreach: Tyler Benckert – firstname.lastname@example.org
VP Events: Eddie Sharp – email@example.com