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Saturday, June 18

#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
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
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
Holler at Henricus
1:30am

Come hang out along the James River Bluff behind Henricus and enjoy a summertime afternoon of local music, food, Virginia beer, and maybe a yard game or two!...

Chesterfield, RVA Southside , $
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
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
Liberty or Death Church Tours
St. John's Church
10am

Visit St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry and his 'Liberty or Death" speech in...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
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
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
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
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
Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The title for June is White Teeth by Zadie Smith. (2000) Copies are available at the library. Please call (804)646-1877 for additional information. New...

RVA West End , Free
Richmond Daylily Society Show
1pm

Richmond Daylily Show: see hundreds of daylilies at their finest in a whole spectrum of shapes and colors at the Richmond Daylily Society Show. The Richmond...

Henrico , Prices Vary
The Reading Clown
Richmond Public Library
1pm, 3:30pm

Enjoy storytime with a clown!

RVA Southside , Free
Richmond Chapter - Virginia Writers Club Meeting
Virginia Writers Club
2pm

Discussion of writing, publishing, editing and answer any questions you may have.

Ashland, Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
The Reading Clown
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Enjoy storytime with a clown!

RVA Southside , Free
3rd Saturday Documentaries
Elegba Folklore Society
5pm

The Elegba Folklore Society presents 3rd Saturday Documentaries, a series of monthly film screenings at our Cultural Center that highlight the best of the...

Free
Monument at Petersburg National Battlefield to the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery Unit.  (Petersburg National Battlefield)
Petersburg National Battlefield
6pm

On June 18, 1864, the men of the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery Unit would charge toward the Confederate defenses east of the city of Petersburg. Within ten...

Petersburg , Free
ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
7pm

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
7pm

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
ComedySportz Pride Match
CSz Richmond
7pm

Celebrating the LGBTQIA+ players of Comedy Sportz Richmond. Audience members of every orientation and gender are welcome to come celebrate! ComedySportz® is...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
EVERYBODY by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Cadence Theatre Company
7pm

Everybody’s time is up. But Everybody doesn’t want to greet Death alone, so Everybody seeks the company of their friends Stuff, Kinship, Friendship,...

Ashland, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$, Prices Vary
Official flyer
7pm

The Groove Lounge is a place where you can just be free. Eat and Socialize and dance like there is no tomorrow. Definitely invite friends out.. Also it is...

RVA West End , Free
The Remix
7pm

Classical music and hip hop meet on a blind date. What happens next? Join us on Saturday, June 18th at 7pm at Orbital Music Park (2100 Tomlynn Street) to...

RVA West End , Free
RSF 22
Quill Theatre
7:30pm

The Richmond Shakespeare Festival Is Back! Bring your lawn chair and picnic and joing us on Agecroft Hall's back lawn for some theatre under the...

RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End , $$
The Jimmy Dean Musicale feat. Ronnie McDowell!
7:30pm

The Perkinson Center for the Arts and Education is excited to welcome Ronnie McDowell, Jimmy Dean's widow Donna Meade and cast members from the Old Dominion...

Chesterfield , $$
Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Join us for one of the zaniest rides you have ever experienced at RTP! Betty is rich. Betty is lonely. Betty’s busy working on her truck. Betty wants to talk...

$$
FIREFLIES
CAT Theatre
8pm

Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents FIREFLIES by Matthew Barber. Retired schoolteacher Eleanor Bannister lives a quiet life alone in tiny Groverdell,...

Hanover , $
HEARST GIRLS & FRIENDS
8pm

Hearst Girls & Friends is back! Featuring stand up from Dale Dunlap, Sarah Ahmed, & Sophia Belletti. With Special Guest Liz Davenport. All followed by a...

RVA Arts District
Improv Speed Date Pride Edition
CSz Richmond
10pm

6 Improvisers all meeting for the first time will get a chance to go on a 'Date' with each other. Will improv magic happen? Will they find their improv soul...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, June 18