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Thursday, June 23

#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
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
David Rogers' Big Bugs
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Visitors of all ages and abilities will explore the wonder and craftsmanship of these nine oversized pollinator sculptures created from combinations of found...

Henrico , Free
How Did They Build It? Creating Agecroft Hall and Gardens: Kids Create to Learn Workshop
Agecroft Hall
9am

Kids ages 7-11 are invited to join us for our inaugural “Create to Learn” workshop event! This two day workshop will be held on Thursday, June 23 and Friday,...

RVA West End , $$
Pollinator Week
9am

https://www.lewisginter.org/event/pollinator-week-events/

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
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for a fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, and rhymes, perfect for children up to 5!

RVA East End , 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
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 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
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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10:15am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
Eyewitness to History: The Korean War
Virginia War Memorial
10:30am

The Korean War began on June 25, 1950, as soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army crossed the 38th parallel and invaded South Korea. Join us for an...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virtual Event
Preschool Storytime CANCELED
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA Downtown , Free
Preschool storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us each week for a story time specially designed to engage and delight our youngest patrons! We’ll read, sing, and play our way through fun stories and...

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
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult. *Due to the increase in Covid...

RVA Northside , Free
Storytime ( Oceans of Endless Possibilities)
Richmond Public Library
11am

The children's librarian will start the program off with an intro song that hopefully the children will learn. The children's librarian will then read two...

RVA Southside , 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
Master Gardener Help Desk
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm, 3:45pm

Master Gardeners will be out in the library, eager to answer any of your gardening questions. They will have soil sample kits and other helpful resources for...

RVA West End , Free
Master Gardener Help Desk
Richmond Public Library
3:45pm

Master Gardeners will be out in the library, eager to answer any of your gardening questions. They will have soil sample kits and other helpful resources for...

RVA West End , Free
Book Tasting and Pizza on the Patio
Richmond Public Library
4pm

**Outside, weather permitting. In case of rain will move inside.** Come join us at the West End Branch for a book tasting followed by pizza on the patio! A...

RVA West End , Free
Fidos After 5
4pm

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA for Fidos After 5 on these special nights (only): May 26, June 9, 23, July 14, 28, August 11, 25, and September 8...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Flowers After 5
4pm

Relax on Thursday evenings mid-May through mid-September at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; listen to relaxing live music, and enjoy food and...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Ocean Yoga for Kids
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Sea Turtle pose! Whale pose! Shark pose! Stop by the East End Branch Library with your little one this afternoon to learn all these stretchy and silly poses...

RVA East End , Free
Lindsay Lerman: "What Are You" Book Launch
Institute for Contemporary Art
6pm

Join us at the ICA for a book launch party and signing event for Richmond-based author Lindsay Lerman. Lerman’s second book, What Are You, will be released...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Poe Museum Pride UnHappy Hour
6pm

Desperate for an evening of thrills, chills, and high heels? Join the Poe Museum for a night of fearful pride festivities… See live performances from Chicki...

RVA Downtown , $
Cockade City Camera Club Logo
7pm

The Cockade City Camera Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month at the Petersburg Area Art League. The Camera Club is open to photographers of all...

Petersburg , Free
Mamma Mia
Virginia Rep's November Theatre
7pm

Exploding with the harmonic hit songs made famous by the popular 1970s group ABBA, Mamma Mia! is beloved the world over. Sophie, a bride-to-be, plots to...

$$
Popcorn Thursday: Trivia Strikes Back!
Virginia War Memorial
7pm

It's time to revisit the battlefield of trivia again! Join Virginia War Memorial Director, Clay Mountcastle, as he bombards you with his latest set of...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virtual Event
Thursday Night Live Flyer
7pm

Time to get your Thursday Open Mic fix at Thursday Night Live. Come out and enjoy the most ECLETIC & DIVERSE open mic in Virginia. We have spoken word...

RVA Arts District , $
Jesus Christ Superstar
7:30pm

Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s...

Ashland, Charles City, 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, Dinwiddie , $$, Prices Vary
THE BARBER OF MOVILLE
7:30pm

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 - Sun July 17, 2022 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to...

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 , $$
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...

$$

Thursday, June 23