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First responders get free admission to Egypt exhibit at VMFA

Health care workers and first responders can receive free admission to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond to see the exhibit “Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities,” which is on view now through Jan. 18, 2021.

For this promotion, first responders include 911 dispatchers, law-enforcement officers, professional and volunteer firefighters, professional and volunteer emergency medical services personnel, emergency management professionals, search and rescue teams, rescue pilots and divers, the Virginia National Guard, and members of other organizations in the public safety sector.

“Our health care workers and first responders have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, working tirelessly to keep our communities safe and healthy over the past seven months,” said Gov. Ralph Northam, who made the announcement along with museum director/CEO Alex Nyerges.

“We are extending this well-deserved ‘thank you’ from the Commonwealth and the Virginia Museum of Fine Art...

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