Visit

The Modlin Center for the Arts is located in Richmond's West End on the campus of the University of Richmond. The surrounding campus and neighboring areas provide a beautiful setting for the arts and offer a number of local restaurants for pre- or post-performance dining. If arriving by car, free parking for Modlin Center venues is available off of Crenshaw Way.

During the 2013-14 season, the Modlin Center will present Festival of South African Dance featuring Gumboots and Pantsula Dance Companies and China National Symphony Orchestra featuring Tan Dun, conductor at Richmond's Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Arts Center and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and special guests Catherine Russell and Kenny Washington, Big Band Holidays at Richmond's Altria Theater as part of the Modlin Downtown series. Please note that these performances are held in downtown Richmond; the Modlin Center Shuttle is available for convenient transportation to and from the Carpenter Theatre.

Additionally, the Modlin Center welcomes patrons with disabilities and is committed to providing accessible facilities. A number of services are available to make your experience more enjoyable; please contact the Box Office at (804) 289-8980 for additional details.

Directions & Parking

To plan your visit to a Modlin Center performance with driving directions and parking information, please check your ticket for the venue.

Driving Directions to University of Richmond

From the North via I-95 Southbound
Take exit 79. Stay to the left to merge onto I-195 S, the Downtown Expressway. Continue on I-195 S for approximately two miles. Take the Cary St./VA-147 Exit. Bear right on the ramp and turn right onto Cary Street. Continue straight on Cary for approximately two miles and pass through the intersection at Three Chopt Road. At the bottom of the hill, bear right at the intersection onto westbound River Road. Continue straight on River Road for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. 

From the South via I-85 to/or I-95 Northbound
Take exit 79. Stay to the left to merge onto I-195 S, the Downtown Expressway. Continue on I-195 S for approximately two miles. Take the Cary St./VA-147 Exit. Bear right on the ramp and turn right onto Cary Street. Continue straight on Cary for approximately two miles and pass through the intersection at Three Chopt Road. At the bottom of the hill, bear right at the intersection onto westbound River Road. Continue straight on River Road for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. 

From the East via I-64 Westbound
Take Exit 183-A/Glenside Drive south. Continue south to Three Chopt Road, turn left on Three Chopt. Follow Three Chopt until it ends and turn right onto River Road. At the bottom of the hill, bear right at the intersection onto westbound River Road. Continue straight on River Road for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. 

From the West via I-64 Eastbound
Take Exit 183/Glenside Drive. Turn right on Glenside Drive, continue south to Three Chopt Road, turn left on Three Chopt. Follow Three Chopt until it ends and turn right onto River Road. Continue straight on River Road for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. 

From the West via US 60 (Midlothian Turnpike) Eastbound
Turn left on State Route 147 (Huguenot Road) and continue approximately seven miles and cross the Huguenot Bridge over the James River. At the next traffic light, take a hard left onto westbound River Road. Continue straight on River Road for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. 

From Downtown Richmond/The Fan
Take Grove Avenue to Three Chopt Road. Turn left on Three Chopt. Follow Three Chopt until it ends and turn right onto River Road. At the bottom of the hill, bear right at the intersection onto westbound River Road. Continue straight on River Road for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. 

Getting to Campus Venues

For Modlin Center for the Arts, including Camp Concert Hall in the Booker Hall of Music, Alice Jepson Theatre, and Cousins Studio Theatre
Continue on College Road to Westhampton Way. Turn right onto Westhampton Way and continue to Crenshaw Way; turn right. Take Crenshaw Way to the Modlin Center parking lot.

Parking in the Modlin Center main parking lot, located off of Crenshaw Way, is free and offers convenient access to Modlin Center performances venues. On busy nights, an additional overflow lot is located on Crenshaw Way across from the Jepson Alumni Center. Please note that University Police will tow any car not parked in a designated parking space.

For Canon Memorial Chapel
Continue straight on River Road for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. Continue for approximately one mile, going past Westhampton Lake and the Robins Center arena. Turn right at the University of Richmond sign onto Campus Drive. Make the first right into the Gateway Entrance of campus. Continue down the hill and take a left at the first intersection. Follow Westhampton Way and turn left after the speed bump onto UR Drive and take the first left into the Chapel parking lot.  

For Perkinson Recital Hall located in North Court
Perkinson Recital Hall is a small music performance venue located in North Court (#40 on the campus map), a residence hall which also houses several academic departments. There is limited parking nearby. It is recommended, however, if arriving by car, that you park in the Modlin Center parking lot and walk to Perkinson Recital Hall.

Walk through the Modlin Center lobby, exiting the other side. Follow the sidewalk to the left. To get to Perkinson, cross the road at the crosswalk and proceed left diagonally across the large open area. Perkinson is located in the right section of the large brick building across the way. Enter the breezeway in that section; proceed through the glass doors on the right. The entrance to the hall is on the left. 

Altria Theater

Richmond's Altria Theater is located to the west of downtown Richmond, across from historic Monroe Park. The theater is positioned in the middle of the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University and hosts events as part of the Modlin Downtown series. There are a number of parking garages available in the nearby VCU area. The nearest parking garage is located across Main Street on Laurel Street. Additional parking in the area is highlighted at altriatheater.com.

From the North via From I-95 Southbound
Take the exit towards 5th Street/Downtown. Continue on 5th Street and turn right on Main Street. The Altria Theater is approximately 10 blocks ahead on the right.

From the South via Powhite Parkway/Downtown Expressway (Toll Road)
Take Powhite Parkway (Route 76 North) to Downtown Expressway and exit at Belvidere Street. Continue on Belvidere to Cherry Street and turn left. Go about three blocks on Cherry Street and the theater will be on the right across Main Street. 

From the West via I-64 Eastbound
Take Exit 76A toward Chamberlayne Parkway, turn left on Chamberlayne Parkway. Follow Chamberlayne and turn left on Prince Street, take another immediate left on Leigh Street. Continue Turn left on Belvidere Street and continue for .5 miles and turn right on Main Street. The Altria Theater is one block ahead on the right.

From the East via I-64 Westbound
Take the exit towards 5th Street/Downtown. Continue on 5th Street and turn right on Main Street. The Altria Theater is approximately 10 blocks ahead on the right.

Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Arts Center

Carpenter Theatre, located in the Dominion Arts Center complex reopened in 2009 after a multi-year renovation. The 1,700-seat theatre is one of the venues for the Modlin Downtown series. The Dominion Arts Center is located on E. Grace Street between 6th and 7th streets, and is surrounded by a number of parking lots and garages. The main parking garage for Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Arts Center is located at 7th and Marshall streets, and accessible parking is available across Grace Street from Dominion Arts Center between 6th and 7th Streets. Information for additional parking in the area can be found at dominionartscenter.com/visit/parking.

From the North via I-95 Southbound
Take Exit 74 / 3rd Street, and continue on 3rd Street. Turn left onto Broad Street. Follow Broad Street and turn right onto 8th Street. Continue for 1 block on 8th Street and make a right turn onto Grace Street. Dominion Arts Center is approximately 2 blocks ahead on the right. 

From the South via I-95 Northbound
Take Exit 74C / Broad St and bear left onto Broad Street West. Continue on Broad Street to 8th Street and turn left. On 8th Street, drive 1 block and turn right at Grace Street, Dominion Arts Center is approximately 2 blocks ahead on the right. 

From the West via I-64 Eastbound
Take Exit 74 toward 3rd Street, and continue on 3rd Street. Turn left onto Broad Street. Follow Broad Street and turn right onto 8th Street. Continue for 1 block on 8th Street and make a right turn onto Grace Street. Dominion Arts Center is approximately 2 blocks ahead on the right. 

From the West via Powhite Parkway (Toll Road)
Take Downtown Expressway North into downtown (Toll Road). Continue on the expressway and exit at 7th/9th Street. Stay in the left lane and bear left to continue on 7th Street. Follow 7th Street up the hill and make a left on Grace Street to arrive at Dominion Arts Center.

From the East via I-64 Westbound
Take Exit 190 / 5th St, Downtown, Coliseum and turn left onto Broad Street. Continue to follow Broad Street and turn right onto 8th Street. On 8th Street, drive 1 block and turn right at Grace Street, Dominion Arts Center is approximately 2 blocks ahead on the right.