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Wednesday, June 15

#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
Free Art Fridays- Oceans of Possibiliites
Richmond Public Library

Check out our creative art table at the Main Library. Every other week we will have a different craft on the table for you to follow the directions to...

RVA Downtown , Free
Grab & Go Kid Kit: Juneteenth Wind Socks!
Richmond Public Library

Juneteenth is almost here! Stop by the East End Branch to pick up a kit that will help your kiddo learn a bit more about this important holiday, and also...

RVA East End , Free
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
Westover Teens: Sea Life Confetti Bookmarks
Richmond Public Library

Visit Westover Hill’s young adult section to check out our take and make kits! Bring the ocean to your reading with these fun confetti bookmarks. Kits will...

RVA Southside , Free
Dave Rogers' Big Bugs as part of Pollinator Power
9am

Artist David Rogers’ Big Bugs: The Pollinators showcases larger-than-life sculptures highlighting the importance of pollinators and preserving their...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Planet Shark: Predator or Prey
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Dive Into the Incredible Underwater World of Sharks. Trace millions of years of evolution, come face-to-face with the great white shark, learn the true...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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
James River Rapids, 2021, archival inkjet print on laminated poly-board with urethane foam, filled epoxy, acrylic paint and gypsum, 40 x 60 x 5 inches (detail)
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to present Altered Visions, an exhibition of new works by Joe Seipel. In addition to his opening at Reynolds Gallery, Seipel will...

English Language Acquisition (ELA) Class
Richmond Public Library
10am

English Language Acquisition (ELA) Richmond Public Schools Adult Services program offers ELA classes (also known as ESL) for two semesters each year. ...

RVA Southside , Free
Three Fortunes Capriccio, 2022, ink on muslin (sewn), 29 x 17.5 inches
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to present Forest for the Trees, an exhibition of new works by Gabrielle Teschner. The show opens with a reception for the artist...

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! as part of Pollinator Power
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 , Prices Vary
Office of Community Wealth Building: Barrier Navigators
Richmond Public Library
10am

The City of Richmond's Office of Community Wealth Building and Richmond Public Library bring career planning services and job training to your local...

RVA Downtown , 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
Fiction Focus Senior Book Club
Richmond Public Library
10:15am

Please join us for this lively group book discussion. Fiction Focus is a partnership between Richmond Public Library and the City of Richmond. Belmont's...

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at the West End Library for interactive story, music, and play for babies up to 17 months with caregiver. Please note that at this time storytime...

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at the West End Branch for a storytime full of songs, stories, movement, and play - perfect for babies and younger toddlers up to 17 months with a...

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at West End for interactive story, music, and play for babies up to 17 months with caregiver. Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions! ...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
Lew Lott
Art Works Gallery
11am

In May and June of each year Art Works proudly partners with the art programs at Henrico High School and Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. The work is the...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Brilliant Color at Sunset of New Building In RIchmond on Broad Street
Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association, Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association
11am

Where We Live is a show that expresses the essence of this landmark place, of neighborhoods with porches, natural delights such as the James River, drenched...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

Join us at the Broad Rock Library for Storytime, perfect for children aged 0 - 5!

RVA Southside , Free
Lunch Break Science - Danger Brain: The Big Blue
Science Museum of Virginia
12pm

Most people have experienced fear at some point in their lives. Whether it's the anxious feeling of being in a new situation or the heart-pounding terror of...

RVA The Fan , Free
Susanne K. Arnold, Purple Leaves, 2020, Encaustic, collage, organic material 8 x 10 inches
Artspace
12pm

Artspace Exhibitons Explore New Approaches To Traditional Methods Of Creation. Three solo exhibits feature ancient processes referencing contemporary themes...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
Judy, by John Bailey
12pm

Artspace Gallery is pleased to honor Artspace Artist Member Emerita Frances Wessells by choreographing an exhibition and sale of her personal collection of...

Free
Donna Frostick, Beneath the Pine
Artspace
12pm

This June, the non-profit gallery Artspace continues its collaboration with CVA / U-Turn, Inc. by providing the second in a series of exhibitions for the...

Free
What's director Praheme been up to since moving to LA?
12pm

Praheme was born and raised in Richmond, where he discovered his love for directing. His first feature, Troop 491: The Adventures of the Muddy Lions, was...

RVA Arts District , Free
Office of Community Wealth Building Barrier Navigator Office Hours
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Compe talk to a Barrier Navigator about the Office of Community Wealth Building's workforce development programs.

RVA Southside , Free
Office of Community Wealth Building Barrier Navigator Office Hours
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Come talk to a Barrier Navigator about the Office of Workforce Development's programs.

RVA Southside , Free
Kinetic Sand Castles
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Want to play in the sand but can't get to the beach? Come visit the Ginter Park Library and enjoy building some fun kinetic sand castles! *Due to the...

RVA Northside , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities, fun for the whole family. All ages are welcome.

RVA Southside , Free
Wednesdays Alfresco
4pm

Wednesday nights May 18 – September 14, 2022 Advanced tickets are available but not required. PLAN AN EVENING ESCAPE Escape to a garden paradise, bring...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Get Crafty Together: Ocean Slime!
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Calling all slime lovers! Join us as we create our very own tiny oceans made from blue slime! **Please note: This program is intended for tweens/teens...

RVA East End , Free
Riso 101
Studio Two Three
5pm

Amanda TA

RVA Northside
A Celebration of Jazz with Victor Haskins & SKEIN
Victor Haskins
7:30pm

Join us at the Perkinson Center for the Arts and Education for an evening devoted to jazz. Victor Haskins & SKEIN will share some of Victor’s original music,...

Chesterfield , Prices Vary

Wednesday, June 15