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Saturday, June 4

#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
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
Summer Reading Kickoff- Oceans of Possibilities
Richmond Public Library

Welcome to Summer Reading! We would love to have you all join us this summer for our Oceans Of Possibilities reading program. Come into any of our Richmond...

RVA Downtown , 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
$10 Bag Book Sale
Richmond Public Library
10am

Friends of the Richmond Public Library present the $10 Bag Book Sale! Fill up your bag with whatever books you want for only ten dollars. $2 a bag for...

RVA Downtown , Free
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
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center - January/February 2022
James River Art League
10am

Five talented artist-members of James River Art League (JRAL) are featured at the JRAL Gallery at Crossroads Art Center during the months of January and...

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, Fluvanna County , 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
RVA CLAY TOUR
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
10am

The RVA Clay Tour 2022 is back! On June 4th and 5th, 27 clay studios will open to the public with nearly 100 clay artisans showing off their work and studio...

RVA The Fan , 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
​​​​​​​Summer Reading Kickoff @ West End
Richmond Public Library
10am

Come to the West End Library between 10am and 4pm to kick off Summer Reading 2022: Oceans of Possibilities. Pick up your reading log, spin the prize wheel,...

RVA West End , Free
Summer Camp Kickoff
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

The summer camp kickoff, will be a fun meet and greet between the children's librarian, children and family members. The children's librarian will read 2...

RVA Southside , Free
The Dunn Plat: An Adaptation of Joseph Smith’s Plan for the City of Zion in 19th-Century Virginia
10:30am

Please join us at the Library for a presentation on a compelling artifact of Virginia’s urban planning history. In 2015, the Library of Virginia acquired a...

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
Research Sprint | History Unfolded: U.S. Newspapers & the Holocaust
12pm

Volunteer to help uncover history with us! What did Virginia newspapers report about Nazi persecution during the 1930s and 1940s? In partnership with the...

River City Connections in Library Park
Richmond Public Library
12pm

An eclectic mix of poetry, music, live art and dance. A fun time for all of the family to enjoy. For more information, please email Jamil Jasey at...

RVA Downtown , Free
Summer Reading Kickoff: Finding Nemo & Ice Cream Truck!
Richmond Public Library
12pm

What better way to mark the beginning of RPL's "Oceans of Possibilities" summer reading program than a viewing of the family favorite Finding Nemo, eating...

RVA East End , 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
Summer Reading Kick-Off: Snack for Signup
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Who couldn't use a snack on a Saturday? Come sign up for RPL's Summer Reading Program, Oceans of Possibilities, between 1:00pm and 4:00pm at the Belmont...

RVA West End , Free
"Our Creativity" presented by the Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia
Richmond Public Library
2pm

"Our Creativity"--a performance by the Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia with sporano Lisa Edwards-Burrs, flutist Mary Boodell, pianist Ingrid...

RVA Downtown , Free
Three dancers wearing blue and grey dance around the event information graphic
KARAR DANCE COMPANY
2pm, 7pm

Karar Dance Company presents INFORMAL. No lights. No Costumes. Dance in its purest form. Join the company as they return to their first live in-person,...

RVA Downtown , $
My Fair Lady
2pm, 8pm

From Lincoln Center Theater and director Bartlett Sher comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly),...

Our Creativity
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia
2pm

CMSCVA ends its 2021-22 season by celebrating two of the many famous creatives that have made the Richmond region their home - composer Undine Smith Moore...

RVA Downtown , Free
Sensory Friendly
CSz Richmond
2pm

ComedySportz® Sensory Friendly is custom designed to be more accessible for individuals and families who will benefit from a relaxed and supportive...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Oakwood Arts Grand Opening
Oakwood Arts + P35, Oakwood Arts + P35
3pm

JOIN US FOR THE GRAND OPENING OF OUR NEWLY RENOVATED BUILDING! SATURDAY, JUNE 4TH 3PM - 6PM OAKWOOD ARTS 3511 P ST ART EXHIBITION - REFRESHMENTS - FREE -...

RVA East End , 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 , $
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
Three dancers wearing blue and grey dance around the event information graphic
KARAR DANCE COMPANY
7pm

Karar Dance Company presents INFORMAL. No lights. No Costumes. Dance in its purest form. Join the company as they return to their first live in-person,...

RVA Downtown , $
Leah Glenn Dance Theatre Presents: Nine
7pm

Nine is a commemorative multi-media performance piece celebrating the heraldic bravery and pioneering of nine African American teenagers who were...

Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$$
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
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 , $$
BONNIE AND CLAIRE
VCU Dance, VCU Dance
8pm

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...

$$
My Fair Lady
8pm

From Lincoln Center Theater and director Bartlett Sher comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly),...

Splashin' Sweethearts
Art on Wheels
8pm

Art on Wheels is thrilled to reintroduce our Sweethearts for the Arts event in 2022 with Splashin' Sweethearts! On June 4, you can join the pool party themed...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Standing Room Only
CSz Richmond
10pm

After Hours Comedy Presents: Standing Room Only. Stand Up with headliner Francesca Lyn. ages 17+ Tickets: https://www.cszrichmond.com/tickets

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, June 4