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Friday, April 16

"Inner Landscapes, Unfurling into Joy"
Bella Arte Gallery

Opening Reception April 16, Friday 6 pm with Art Talk by Lina Alattar on her new abstract works. This is our 1st show since lock down & knowing how important...

Chesterfield, Powhatan , Free
Call for Entries - May 2021 All Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the May All-Media Show. There is no theme for this exhibit. All work submitted...

Virtual Event
Encore! Literary Panel Discussion: BALANCING ACT: Striking a Balance Between Your Writing Goals and Real World Pressures
James River Writers

Lets face it, trying to find the balance between the real world while working towards your dream of writing and finishing your book can seem daunting. But it...

Prices Vary, $
Encore! Literary Panel Discussion: THE BOOK ENTREPRENEUR: Getting the Business Side of Your Writing Career Right!
James River Writers

Did you know that most indie authors spend more time on their book business than writing? How do you get seen? Should you form a company? How active on...

Prices Vary, $
Modlin Center for the Arts

Conceived and Developed by David DeSilva Book by Jose Fernandez Lyrics by Jacques Levy Music by Steve Margoshes Title Song “FAME” written by Dean Pitchford &...

Virtual Event
RVA Library Storytime Shorts
Richmond Public Library

Read along with Miss Hannah from the Belmont Library as you explore a picture book together. This can be viewed every Friday on our Richmond Public Library...

Virtual Event
StoryWalk® @ West End Branch Library: Spring is Here!
Richmond Public Library

Stop by the West End Branch Library for our latest StoryWalk®. Start on the patio and follow the pages in the windows until you reach the rear entrance to...

RVA West End , Free
Swift Creek Mill Theatre's Young People's Playhouse
Swift Creek Mill Theatre

Since 1989, Swift Creek Mill Theatre has been providing quality educational plays that cobine learning with arts and culture. Our original producations...

Prices Vary, $$
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
A Million Blooms
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for the celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and...

Henrico , $
Image by Tom Hennessy
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Restore yourself...

Henrico , $
Harold Mendez: Let us gather in a flourishing way
Institute for Contemporary Art

Let us gather in a flourishing way is a 10-year survey of Los Angeles-based artist Harold Mendez (b. 1977, Chicago). Comprising a selection of nearly 20...

RVA Arts District , Free
Virginia JAZZ: The Early Years Exhibition
Black History Museum and Cultural Center

VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years is a cultural feast of musical artists from Virginia who, from the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, played critical roles in...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $
Danny Trent
Art Works Gallery

These new exhibits continue through April 17, 2021: The Things We Say When We Break the Line by Inge Strack and Danny Trent Inge Strack is a German born,...

RVA Southside , Free
Mini Masterpieces: Zoom Painting for Kids
Richmond Public Library

Join us live through Zoom as we paint our own mini masterpieces! Every other week we will be learning how to create a different work of art either by...

Virtual Event
part of the show poster, an illustration of two people dressed in traditional commedia costumes
VCUarts Theatre, VCUarts Theatre

THE DENTIST by Terry Glaser Directed by Jeff Darland Performances April 8th – April 16th, 2021 Tickets are free and require a registration. Love,...

RVA The Fan , Free
From Salzburg and Guadeloupe
Richmond Symphony

Join the Richmond Symphony for a concert celebrating two superstars of their time: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges....

RVA Downtown , $
Fires in the Mirror

FIRES IN THE MIRROR by Anna Deavere Smith directed by Katrinah Carol Lewis performed by Jamar Jones Fri March 26-Sun April 25, 2021 The full title of...

RVA The Fan , $

Friday, April 16