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Sunday, May 22

"Summer in the Garden" - Exhibition & Call for Entries
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is pleased to announce the call for entries for its upcoming show "Summer in the Garden", to be held at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden....

#ArtsHuntRVA
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

What is #ArtsHuntRVA? Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) and CultureWorks have partnered to bring a unique and interactive arts experience to the...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan , Free
Six of the many talented artists featured in this exhibit.
James River Art League

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit their work at the Swift Mill Creek Theater from May 18 ~ June 25, 2022. Join them and the cast of the...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free
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Lamb Center for Arts and Healing

You can now find wearable art featuring the work of local artists at the Hopewell and Prince George Breez-In Convenience Stores locations! Inside these...

Hopewell , $
Matters of Scale: Charles F. Gillette in Petersburg
Petersburg Public Library

The Petersburg Garden Club, Petersburg Public Library, and the Library of Virginia present the exhibition Matters of Scale: Charles F. Gillette in...

Petersburg , Free
Liberty or Death Church Tours
St. John's Church
1am

Hear Our Story. Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
A Million Blooms
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

The Garden’s celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more. Also, mark your...

Henrico , Free
Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Skin has a number of impressive features: it’s shape shifting, color changing and highly adaptive. But it’s also thought provoking, interaction changing and...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Gideon Appah: Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes merges painter Gideon Appah's interest in Ghanaian popular culture with his own imagination, dreams, and fantasies. Newspaper...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
JRAL Gallery at Crossroads Art Center - May/June Exhibiting Artists
James River Art League
10am

During the month of May and June, the James River Art League's Gallery at Crossroads Art Center will feature the artwork of five exhibiting artists; Mary...

Ashland, Charles City, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste: Set It Off
1708 Gallery, 1708 Gallery
10am

Set It Off (October 29, 2021 – June 19, 2022) is a multi-site exhibition by Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste. This exhibition consists of two variations of a...

RVA Arts District , Free
M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Butterflies LIVE! allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties. This is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities...

Henrico , Free
M&T Bank Pollinator Power featuring Butterflies LIVE! and David Rogers' Big Bugs
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and...

Henrico , Free
Sila Chanto & Belkis Ramírez: Aquí me quedo/Here I Stay
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Aquí me quedo/Here I Stay is an exhibition featuring the work of Sila Chanto (Costa Rica, 1969-2015) and Belkis Ramírez (Dominican Republic, 1957-2019)....

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Rose Society Show
1pm

Saturday 1-4 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Enjoy displays of specimen roses and get advice from consulting experts at the rose show.

Henrico , Prices Vary
The American Youth Harp Ensemble
GreenSpring International Academy of Music
2:30pm

The American Youth Harp Ensemble presents “Make Music, Not War.” In lieu of tickets, donations will be collected with 100% of the funds donated to the...

RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
BONNIE AND CLAIRE
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern
3pm

Best known to Hanover audiences for his hilarious Charitable Sisterhood plays, Bo Wilson’s new play is a funny and heartwarming story about two sisters who...

$$
Kiss Me, Kate
3pm

The Lee Playhouse will present Kiss Me Kate as its final production in the Theatre Company’s 2021-2022 season. Kiss Me, Kate (Book by Sam and Bella Spewack...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside, Prince George , $
Richmond Symphony presents Beethoven's Ninth!
Richmond Symphony
3pm

Valentina Peleggi, Conductor Richmond Symphony Chorus April Martin, Soprano Stephanie Foley Davis, Mezzo-Soprano Rodrick Dixon, Tenor Damien Geter,...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
A Royal Brew-Haha: The Queen Comes to Agecroft Hall
Agecroft Hall
5pm

The year is 1601, and Queen Elizabeth and her courtiers have arrived at Agecroft Hall in Lancashire, England, for the Queen’s Royal Progress. This...

RVA West End , $

Sunday, May 22